Prince Harry, Meghan seek charity donations, not gifts

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath in Bath, England, Friday, April 6, 2018. The Invictus Games is the only international sport event for wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women, both serving and veteran. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will take place from 20-27th October and will see over 500 competitors from 18 nations compete in 11 adaptive sports. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath in Bath, England, Friday, April 6, 2018. The Invictus Games is the only international sport event for wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women, both serving and veteran. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will take place from 20-27th October and will see over 500 competitors from 18 nations compete in 11 adaptive sports. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)

LONDON — Planning to send Prince Harry and Meghan Markle a toaster or tea kettle as a wedding gift?

Kensington Palace said Monday the couple would prefer that donations be made to charities instead.

The palace said Harry and Markle "have chosen charities which represent a range of issues that they are passionate about."

The charities aid sport for social change, the empowerment of women, conservation, help for HIV sufferers and other causes Harry and Markle have backed.

The seven designated organizations are: CHIVA (Children's HIV Association); Crisis; the Myna Mahila Foundation; Scotty's Little Soldiers — a charity for bereaved Armed Forces children; StreetGames; Surfers Against Sewage; and The Wilderness Foundation UK.

___

Complete AP coverage of the royal wedding:

https://apnews.com/tag/Royalweddings

People also read these

Japan Emperor turns 83, thanks public over...

Dec 23, 2016

Japan's Emperor Akihito has marked his 83rd birthday, thanking the people for their concern and...

Murakami's new book to be released Feb. 24 in...

Jan 10, 2017

Haruki Murakami's new book has a title, though its content remains a mystery

Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father's...

Feb 23, 2017

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has marked his 57th birthday with a pledge to follow in his father's...

Japan crown prince: Malaysia can be model for...

Apr 11, 2017

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito says Malaysia's success is based on its diversity and tolerance, and...

Japanese club Vissel Kobe has high expectations...

Jul 6, 2017

Japanese club Vissel Kobe rolled out the red carpet for German striker Lukas Podolski on Thursday,...

About Us

Frontal Report is an emerging leader in all forms of media. We aim to be the leading news brand for readers around the world.

Contact us: sales[at]frontalreport.com

Subscribe Now!