Betty White recently passed away just before being able to celebrate her 100th birthday. There was even a television special planned for the big event. White’s death sent shockwaves through her legions of fans. Today, they’re keeping her memory alive and celebrating a legendary career.

Twitter created a special live event to celebrate Betty’s first posthumous birthday. The social media platform shared a list of several plans to remember the Golden Girls actress. Fans shared their favorite Betty White moments as she continued to trend massively.

The Betty White Challenge also started trending. The memory of Betty is being honored by Twitter users who are challenging fans to honor her by donating to one of her favorite causes: Local animal shelters.

“Happy 100th Birthday @BettyMWhite!! You cannot know how much I miss you and the positive, good-nature you embodied. Your spirit lives on in all of us. We won’t let you down!”

“Betty White loved animals. If she made you laugh, honor her memory by donating to an animal shelter or shelter.”

“Every human in my household will donate $5 each to a local animal shelter. And we will help Chives, our Russian Blue #rescuecat, to donate $5 as well. Take the #BettyWhiteChallenge!”

Betty White spent the better part of her 99 years on this planet putting smiles on faces. White was an extremely generous and kind person even when the cameras weren’t rolling. Fans are making sure to remember this beloved American television icon on her 100th birthday.

Will you be taking the #BettyWhiteChallenge? Let us know your favorite Betty White memory in the comments!

Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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