Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Don’t Want Gifts for Their Baby. Here’s Why
Unfortunately for fans of the couple, the pair are remaining pretty tight-lipped about the details surrounding their baby. We still don’t know what the sex of the child is or the exact delivery date. But one thing that we do know, is that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not want their kid to receive presents.
Why don’t Markle and Harry want their baby to get presents?
As a royal, you are probably bombarded with gifts upon your entry into the world. Instead of having to find a place to put 1,000 toys in their new home, Markle and Harry have decided that they would rather people donate to a charity instead of
The couple took to their new Instagram account to make this announcement.
“What an incredibly special surprise the
“In lieu of sending gifts, the couple
Which charities would Prince Harry and Markle like people to donate to?
Over the past week, the couple posted four pictures, each highlighting a new charity that they are supporting. The first was, The Lunchbox Fund.
According to their post, The Lunchbox Fund “provides a nutritious daily school meal to children in South Africa who would otherwise go hungry. Since its inception, @thelunchboxfund has provided over 20 million meals to school children in need. This meal encourages children to attend school and enables them to better concentrate and
This cause is close to the hearts of the Duke and Duchess.
“As President and Vice President of The Queens Commonwealth Trust, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are committed to supporting the children and communities of the 53
The Little Village
The next charity was The Little Village.
“Similar to a food bank, @littlevillagehq is for clothes, toys,
The third charity was one that Harry has been supporting since 2007.
“Over 100,000 children and young people are living with serious illness or exceptional health needs across the UK,” the post states. “Many spend months, even years in hospital vs at home because there is no support enabling them to leave.”
The last charity posted was one that is especially close to the Duchess’ heart, as it helps the children of her hometown, Los Angeles.
“Baby2Baby provides children ages 0-12 living in poverty with the necessities every child deserves,” the post read. “In the last seven years, B2B has distributed over 50 million items to children in homeless shelters, domestic violence programs, foster care, hospitals, underserved schools, and to children who have lost everything in the wake of disasters.”
How can you donate to Markle and Harry’s charities?
Each of the Instagram posts links out to specific charities, which have outlined the best way to donate or support them.
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