Prince Harry and Meghan Markle follow suit with Prince William and Kate Middleton’s marriage
The soon-to-be Royal Couple have made a generous announcement on the occasion of their upcoming wedding.
With the wedding date of May 19 quickly approaching, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make a delightful announcement that is sure to please many of the supporters of the British Royal Family.
According to Faith Family America, the soon-to-be royal couple has asked all the attendees of the wedding to not bring any wedding gifts. Rather, they have requested everyone to donate to one of their selected charities.
The source further confirmed that Harry and Markle have selected seven charities for the purpose. As per a statement from the Kensington Palace, the charities cover 'a range of issues that they are passionate about.'
The royal couple wants to show their gratitude for all the love and support showered toward them by the public. For this, they want to 'share in' their wedding with the public by donating to the charity.
“Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are incredibly grateful for the goodwill shown to them since the announcement of their engagement and are keen that as many people as possible benefit from this generosity of spirit,” according to the Palace statement.
The charities that they have chosen support a wide range of causes and beneficiaries including issues of social changes, women's empowerment, conservation, environment, homelessness, HIV, and the Armed Forces.
One of the important charities that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen is Children's HIV Association (CHIVA), which works to help children with HIV across the UK and Ireland.
Another crucial charity chosen by the couple was Crisis, the Myna Mahila Foundation, which aims to empower the women in Mumbai's urban slums.
Other charities include Scotty's Little Soldiers, which helps the bereaved children of Armed Forces, and StreetGames, a unique charity that uses sports to empower young people.