Deena Williams with Safe Harbor also posted online saying:
I think I'm correct when speaking for all of us at the shelter today that we were speechless when we saw all the donations and overwhelmed with emotions when we found out all this came to us because of Ryleigh. We are truly blessed to have such great and caring people to be a part of the safe harbor family
Welker has a future in helping animals. She now plans to volunteer at the animal sanctuary.