CT Humane Society seeks donations in memory of Betty White

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On Monday, White fans will be set to donate to charities and animal welfare shelters in what has been dubbed the #BettyWhiteChallenge.

NEWINGTON, Connecticut— Connecticut Humane Society Seeking ‘Betty White Challenge’ Donations

The Connecticut Humane Society hopes to provide much-needed donations through the “Betty White Challenge” on social media.

The late Betty White was a tireless animal advocate, whether caring for those without homes or launching her own weekly TV show, ‘The Pet Set’, dedicated to her famous friends. and their pets.

His biggest contribution, however, may be yet to come: On Monday, White fans will be set to donate to charities and animal welfare shelters as part of which has been dubbed the #BettyWhiteChallenge. And animal welfare nonprofits are preparing to capitalize on the viral tribute to the ‘Mary Tyler Moore,’ ‘The Golden Girls’ and ‘Hot in Cleveland’ star in what would have been its 100th anniversary.

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“We love to see how many people want to honor him in this way and just that his legacy lives on through everyone who donates and of course those animals who are now getting a fresh start,” said CT Humane’s Susan Wollschlager. Society.

The idea is to donate at least five dollars to any animal shelter or shelter. Wollschlager said these donations are a great help because of the medical cases that are happening in human society right now.

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“We’re seeing a lot of long-term pets lately which has been interesting and it’s because of the medical needs they come in with. We’re seeing very serious skin allergies. We’re seeing dogs that need surgery on both of their knees so they’re going to be here for a long time,” Wollschlager said.

People can donate to the CT Humane Society by visiting their Facebook page or website.

A Facebook fundraiser has already raised $1,790.

“Thank you to all the donors and thank you Betty White for being a friend,” Wollschlager said.

Facebook fundraiser link

Doug Stewart is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. He can be reached at [email protected].

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