Bea Arthur Is Continuing To Be Posthumously Awesome And Opening A Homeless Shelter Next Year

Bea Arthur died in 2009, but she left an incredible legacy that will contribute to a homeless shelter bearing her name next year.

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    Bea Arthur, in her lifetime, was many things. A fan-favorite golden girl, an incredibly sassy lady, and an advocate for LGBT youth.

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    Now, thanks to a $300,000 donation she made to the Ali Forney Center, which helps young members of the LGBT community, The Bea Arthur Residence will begin construction and open in 2017.

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    This shelter for homeless LGBT youth will have eighteen beds and will also offer counseling and case management for New York City youth in crisis, something Arthur definitely saw a need for during her time on earth.

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    Before her death, Arthur said:

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