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Harry and Meghan Donates funds from their royal wedding
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have donated more than $112,000 generated from their royal wedding broadcast to the U.K. charity Feeding Britain amid the coronavirus pandemic, PEOPLE confirms.

A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they are “delighted” to see the money go to “such a great cause.”

It had been understood that any excess profits from the BBC broadcast of their May 19, 2018 ceremony would be donated to a charity of the couple’s choosing. An estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch the couple’s royal wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is president of Feeding Britain, a charity working to eliminate hunger and its root causes across the U.K. The couple has grown close to the Archbishop Justin Welby, who not only conducted Meghan’s baptism, but also officiated their wedding, which makes their donation to the organization especially poignant.


“They have particularly fond memories of their visit to the citizens’ supermarket in Birkenhead, especially the generosity and compassion of everyone working there to help others. They are delighted to be able to ensure this money is donated to such a great cause.” While Meghan and Harry recently moved to Los Angeles following their exit from royal life, the couple is still finding ways to support Harry’s home country amid the pandemic.

Last month, Meghan, Harry and their son Archie moved from the home they were staying in on Vancouver Island to the Los Angeles area — Meghan’s hometown. They have been living in a secluded compound and haven’t ventured out amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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