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Entertainment icon, now starring on Betty White’s Off Their Rockers on NBC and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland. Follow White on Twitter @BettyMWhite.
What: Morris Animal Foundation, global leader in supporting scientific research that advances veterinary medicine for dogs, cats, horses and wildlife
Why: “I preferred my pets to my school friends,” says White, 91, of her lifelong support of animal organizations, including Morris Animal Foundation. “It started in the womb” because her “parents were nuttier” than she was about animals.
When: The foundation hosts special events throughout the year in cities across the country.