CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Betty White Challenge is having a big impact on a local animal shelter.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Clarks Summit says they received more than $20,000 in monetary donations from the Betty White Challenge.

The grassroots effort raised money for shelters across the country in honor of the American icon on what would have been her 100th birthday.