SOURCE: Morris Animal Foundation

June 17, 2013 14:55 ET

Win a Date With America's Golden Girl and Favorite Animal Lover Betty White

Morris Animal Foundation Celebrates 65th Anniversary by Hosting Gala in White's Honor

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - June 17, 2013) -  Ever wonder what it would be like to share an evening of witty banter with America's Golden Girl Betty White? Now is your opportunity. Through an eBay auction, fans can bid to be Betty White's guest at the Morris Animal Foundation Gala of HOPE, an Evening with Betty White in Los Angeles in October. Bidding for "Win a Date with Betty" will start at $1,500. Click here and start bidding June 17.

The gala event will showcase Morris Animal Foundation's work and honor White for her lifelong commitment to making the world a better place for animals. White has been an active trustee and supporter of Morris Animal Foundation for more than 40 years. The Gala of HOPE is part of the organization's 65th anniversary celebration.

"Animals are near and dear to my heart," White said. "I have devoted my life to trying to improve their lives, and my friends at Morris Animal Foundation continue to support science that creates a brighter future for dogs, cats, horses and wildlife species, even my favorite the California sea otter."

People residing in the 48 contiguous United States are eligible to participate. To learn how you can win a date with Betty White, visit the live action on eBay June 17. The winning bidder will receive two roundtrip airfare tickets, one-night hotel stay and two VIP tickets to the gala. The winner and a guest will have the honor of sitting with Betty White during the event.

"We invite all animal lovers to participate in this fun auction and learn more about Morris Animal Foundation," said David Haworth, DVM, PhD, president/CEO for Morris Animal Foundation. "Betty has been a wonderful supporter to our Foundation and I am thankful for all that she has done to improve the lives of animals everywhere."

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