Thank her for being a friend, take the Betty White Challenge

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - Betty White loved animals just about as much as all of us loved Betty White. On January 17, what would have been her 100th birthday, fans of “The Golden Girls” star could help her leave a lasting impact on animal shelters across the country. #TheBettyWhiteChallenge is calling for fans to donate $5 to a local animal rescue organization to honor White’s lifetime of advocating for animals and local shelters are gearing up for this viral tribute. Here are a few ways you can help.

Charleston Animal Society- supporters can have their donation doubled when they participate in the Betty White Challenge. Tommy & Paige Hall with the Hall Group, have generously offered to match all donations between now and January 19, up to $10,000 in honor of Betty White. “To team up with this movement in honor of Betty White on behalf of Charleston Animal Society is a dream come true for us,” said Tommy Hall. “We’re excited to match as many gifts as possible to help the lifesaving efforts at Charleston Animal Society.” You can donate to the Charleston Animal Society’s Betty White Campaign by visiting

Dorchester Paws- In honor of Betty White’s dedication to animals, Dorchester Paws is trying to find homes for their 6 longest residents before her birthday on January 17. They’re offering $20 adoption fees to adopters that can give their 99+ day animals a FUR-ever home. Visit their Instagram page to learn more about each of the pets or check them out on their website

Berkeley Animal Center- Join the cause and donate in honor of Betty White’s love of animals. Berkeley Animal Center is asking for donations in her name to celebrate her 100th birthday. Visit them online at

Pet Helpers- On January 17, Pet Helpers invites you to make a donation in Betty White’s name. They’re accepting monetary donations as well as dog and cat food, treats, toys, linens and items from their Amazon and Chewy wish lists. Visit them online at