Through their non-profit Archewell Foundation, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex provided relief to Genesis women’s shelter and support, an organization that helps families affected by domestic violence. The Dallas shelter had experienced significant flooding amid ongoing power outages in the state.
“The Duke and Duchess told the Genesis team today that their hearts remain with the community, with the families Genesis serves, and with the volunteers and workers on the ground who selflessly provide care and support to those in need,” he said. a Sussexes spokesperson shared with celebrity.land, adding that the couple was “heartbroken to see that Texas communities are still struggling to access the basic resources we all need: water, heat, food, shelter.”
Meghan and Harry’s donation will help the organization with immediate needs, roof damage, and additional repairs at a transitional living facility called Annie’s House.
Jan Langbein, CEO of Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, spoke about the royal involvement in a statement Sunday. “This gift will not only meet our critical needs,” she said, “it also highlights international attention to violence against women and children, letting survivors know they are not alone.”
Today, word of our damage reached Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex! Through their non-profit organization, they support us by replacing the roof of our transitional housing facility and helping us meet our immediate needs. THANK YOU, ARCHEWELL FOUNDATION! pic.twitter.com/rFtxzvtFRo
– Genesis women’s shelter and support (@GenesisShelter) February 22, 2021
Days earlier, Buckingham Palace confirmed that the Sussex will not return as royalty. In an apparently intentional statement on Friday, the palace said that Queen Elizabeth he had “written confirming that by leaving the work of the Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that a life of public service entails.”
Meghan and Harry responded to the queen’s statement shortly after with a statement of their own.
As evidenced by their work over the past year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex remain committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world, and have offered their continued support to the organizations they have represented regardless of their role. official”. A spokesperson for the couple shared with celebrity.land. “We can all live a life of service. The service is universal. “