Literary Review Club Honors Billie Vanderveer's Animal Advocacy with Generous Donation to Weslaco Animal Care Services


December 4, 2024 , Weslaco, TX -  In a heartfelt tribute to the late Billie Vanderveer (1947 - 2023), the Literary Review Club has made a touching gesture that speaks volumes about her passion for our furry friends. Billie, a cherished resident of Weslaco, Texas, left an indelible mark through her boundless love for animals, a legacy now being celebrated through a generous donation.

The Literary Review Club, deeply moved by Billie's unwavering affection for animals, has contributed $500 to the Weslaco Animal Care Services. This donation isn't merely a sum of money; it represents the continuation of Billie's incredible devotion to caring for animals in need.

"Billie Vanderveer was a true champion for animals. Her spirit lives on through this thoughtful donation," expressed Rebekah De La Fuente, Planning Director. "The funds will be directed towards supporting veterinary services, aimed at improving the lives of shelter animals and making them more adoptable."

Billie's love knew no bounds, as she wholeheartedly welcomed every stray animal with open arms. Her impact extends far beyond her time with us, touching the lives of countless animals she cared for in Weslaco. 

The heartfelt contribution made by the Literary Review Club in Billie's honor serves as a reminder of the power of community support. The City of Weslaco extends its heartfelt gratitude to both the Literary Review Club and the Vanderveer family for their remarkable generosity.

by Maggie Perez
City of Weslaco