Zelda Williams honors Robin Williams on 65th birthday with charity plea

'Still not really sure what to do on days like today...'

 

Christine Friar

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Published Jul 21, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 10:16 am CDT

Thursday would have been Robin Williams’s 65th birthday, and to honor her late father, Zelda Williams found a way to carry on his legacy. 

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In an Instagram post, Williams explained that she wanted fans to make a donation in her father’s name to honor some of his passions, and was excited to have found a charity that combined three of them: “rescue dogs, people suffering from disabilities, and our nation’s wounded veterans.”

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It’s called freedomservicedogs.org, a nonprofit that specially trains dogs in need of a home to be custom service animals for children, veterans, and active duty military.

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“Still not really sure what to do on days like today,” she wrote. “I know I can’t give you a present anymore, but I guess that means I’ll just have to keep giving them in your name instead.”

The touching post included a link to the charity’s website so fans could follow suit if they felt so inclined. 

H/T E! News

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*First Published: Jul 21, 2016, 5:21 pm CDT