Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Say They Don’t Want Wedding Gift

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who is all set to tie the knot next month, has everything, which leads people to work out for their wedding gift.

The palace made an announced on Monday that Harry and his bride-to-be have requested that their wedding gifts be made in form of donation for charities, that can be personally selected.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Say They Don't Want Wedding Gift

The palace said in a Twitter statement, “Prince Harry & Ms. Meghan Markle are incredibly grateful for the goodwill they have received since their engagement, & have asked that anyone who might wish to mark the occasion of their wedding considers giving to charity, instead of sending a gift.”

The statement continued, “The couple have personally chosen 7 charities which represent a range of issues that they are passionate about, including sport for social change, women’s empowerment, conservation, the environment, homelessness, HIV and the Armed Forces.”

The charities include Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA), which helps children with HIV and their families all over the U.K. and Ireland.

For Harry, it’s his mission to continue his late mom, Princess Diana’s efforts to raise awareness about AIDS and HIV through his royal work. Harry started campaigned for people to take HIV tests, he also took one himself publicly.

“We are delighted and honored that Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have chosen to recognize our work supporting the health and wellbeing of children and young people living with HIV in the UK and Ireland.  We are grateful for the opportunity to raise awareness of the complex issues for young people growing up with HIV,” said Dr. Amanda Williams, Chair of CHIVA.

Williams continued, “We are a very small charity and through our work we support over 1,000 young people living with HIV. All donations will make a significant difference to our programs of work and lead to direct improvements in the lives of these young people.”

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