Betty White Challenge encourages animal shelter donations: Where to donate in Michigan

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In celebration of what would have been Betty White's 100th birthday, fans are honoring the late actress and comedian with a challenge for a good cause.

The challenge sweeping through social media encourages fans to donate to local animal rescues or shelters in White's name on Jan. 17, which would have been her birthday. The Golden Girl passed away Dec. 31 at the age of 99.

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White was known not only for her decadeslong career gracing the big and small screen, she was also an avid animal lover. Her 2011 book, "Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo," details her efforts toward animal welfare and beloved animal friends of hers at zoos across the country.

The challenge implores fans to donate $5 in White's name to local animal shelters. Here are some options:

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Betty White Challenge: Where to donate in Michigan

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