By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A social media users are honoring Betty White on her birthday.

A push on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram urges people to give $5 to a local animal shelter on January 17 for the “Betty White Challenge.”

January 17 is when White would have turned 100. She died on New Year’s Eve at the age of 99.

The Emmy winner and Oak Park native loved animals and supported several animal charities.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff