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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Donate Profits of Royal Wedding Broadcast to UK Charity Amid Pandemic

Olowokandi Fiyin
Apr 17, 2020
06:00 P.M.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry donate the profit generated from the broadcast of their royal wedding amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Amid the struggles that come with the COVID-19 pandemic, Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, have ensured that they do their bit to help those affected.

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets children as she attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets children as she attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

People confirmed that that the couple has donated the extra proceeds generated from their royal wedding broadcast to the U.K. charity Feeding Britain amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Meghan and Harry expressed how important it was for people around the world to show love to one another during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equitation Sports on February 25, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equitation Sports on February 25, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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It was previously made known that the couple could donate the excess profits made from the May 2018 BBC broadcast of their wedding to any charity of their choice.

As it turned out, an estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch the couple’s royal wedding, which held at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

The Most Reverend Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury talks at a debate on social inequality at the annual CBI conference on November 18, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

The Most Reverend Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury talks at a debate on social inequality at the annual CBI conference on November 18, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Over the last few years, Meghan and Harry built a relationship with Justin Welby, who is the Archbishop of Canterbury and the president of Feeding Britain – a charity dedicated to eradicating hunger and its root causes across the U.K.

The couple’s donation to the outfit was made even notable as the Archbishop not only conducted Meghan’s baptism but also officiated their wedding.

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Their show of support wouldn’t be the first of its kind as People reported that Meghan and Harry helped in officially opening the new location of Number 7.

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Number 7 is a Feeding Birkenhead association of churches, food banks, and other organizations working together to eradicate hunger in Birkenhead.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

Later in March 2020, the couple expressed how important it was for people around the world to show love to one another during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

According to People, the duo shared a post to their previous joint Instagram page that explained that “This moment is as true a testament there is to the human spirit.”

As regards their 2018 wedding ceremony, People noted that Meghan wore a bespoke wedding dress and veil that was created by British designer Clare Waight Keller which she paired with the diamond and platinum bandeau tiara which was the Queen lent to her.

N.Y. Times also observed that the couple looked happy and relaxed as they exchanged their vows in front of their guests.

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