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Duke and Duchess of Sussex donate to children’s charity in Archie’s name


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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have donated to a children’s charity in their son, Archie’s name.

According to the New Zealand Herald, the charity was New Zealand-based Make Give Live, and the couple reached out to purchase 100 hats in one-year-old Archie’s name. The founder of the organisation, Claire Conza, told the publication: “As Make Give Live operates on a buy one, give one model, this will allow the group to make an extra 200 hats to distribute to families in need next winter through the various charities it supports.”

Archie in 2019. Photo: i-images/ Pool

The charity supports children in need and Conza said that the purchase was a “wonderful gift for the organisation.”

The Sussexes reached out via a letter regarding the hats. Archie was seen in one of the hats on New Year’s Day this year in a photo that was posted to the Sussex Royal Instagram account.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex celebrated Christmas in Meghan’s home state of California, where the family now resides. The family released their artistic Christmas card on 23 December through the Duchess’s patronage of Mayhew.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.