Teen Choice Awards, Khloe Kardashian Odom

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As her sisters well know, it never hurts to have Khloé Kardashian Odom on your side. And sometimes it really helps.

The World Wildlife Fund is crediting Khloé's tweet support for a recent surge in donations to its Texting for Tigers program, a spokeswoman for the WWF exclusively tells E! News.

Well, the E! star does have more than 5.6 million followers...

"By texting TIGERS to 20222, your $10 donation will help WWF save the tiger in its vast range—from India to China, to the Russian Far East," Khloé tweeted on Sunday, right after writing, "Next week I will adopt an Amur Leopard... So sad... ."

"In the past couple of days, we've had over 600 people text for tigers [at $10 a text], which is fantastic and more than usual," the WWF rep tells us. "That equals over $6,000! The money donated goes to science and research on the ground in regions of the world where tigers live, so that we may better understand how to protect them and to help develop and protect their habitats. Also, WWF has seen in recent years an uptick in poaching, which has affected tiger populations.  As a result, money we see from these donations will support on-the-ground anti-poaching efforts as well. "

The WWF can't emphasize enough the importance of celebrity support, calling it "crucial" to their awareness campaigns.

"Celebrities can reach millions of people who are near and dear to our cause of saving wild tigers," the rep says.

Meanwhile, Khloé appeared tickled by all the messages she got from supporters of the cause.

"Awww I hope we all are saving a lot of wild life!!!!" she tweeted Sunday. "I see a lot of you guys tweeting that you have sent the text! Yay for animals!!!"

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