Coronavirus: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle donate $112K in royal wedding profits to hunger charity

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have joined the growing list of celebrities who have donated to coronavirus relief efforts.

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According to People magazine, the couple, who recently stepped back from their royal duties and moved to Los Angeles with their baby boy, Archie, said they are giving $112,000 in profits from their May 2018 wedding broadcast to hunger charity Feeding Britain. The organization is “running an emergency food program to protect children and their families” amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to its website.

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“Hot meals and food packages are being made available, through a combination of home deliveries and collection points in the community, to ensure families on low incomes can put breakfast, lunch and dinner on the table each day,” the website says.

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Feeding Britain’s president, Archbishop Justin Welby, baptized Meghan and officiated the couple’s wedding, People reported. The pair recently spoke to Welby “and were moved to hear all about the work Feeding Britain was doing to support people” suffering during the outbreak, a spokesperson for the pair told the magazine.

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