Britain at its best in times of crisis, says Prince William

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Britain is at its best in a crisis, said the Duke of Cambridge as he was spotted on video checking how small charities were doing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Prince William hailed the community spirit that “goes back” in times of adversity by addressing some of the first recipients of funding from the National Emergencies Trust (NET).

The future king has been appointed as the Trust’s first sponsor and members of the Video Base Charities to discuss the challenges they face and how emergency funding is helping them support their communities.

Speaking to a representative from Moorlands Community Charity, the royal, 37, praised the public’s response to the crisis.

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Encouragement: Prince William praised the community spirit which

Encouragement: Prince William praised the community spirit that “rushes back into times of adversity” by addressing some of the first recipients of funding from the National Emergencies Trust (NET). The Royal today announced its sponsorship of the Trust

Britain is at its best in a crisis, said the Duke of Cambridge, as he checked how small charities were doing during the coronavirus pandemic via Facetime. The prince is pictured last month with Kate Middleton at the London Ambulance Service control room in Croydon

Britain is at its best in a crisis, said the Duke of Cambridge, as he checked out how small charities were doing during the coronavirus pandemic via Facetime. The prince is pictured last month with Kate Middleton at the London Ambulance Service control room in Croydon

Prince William said: “I think Britain is strangely at its best when we are in crisis. We all pull together and that sense of community and that sense of community comes back more quickly than anything else.

NET said £ 12.5 million has been distributed since the emergency call began with William’s help last month.

In the images of the latest royal video call to be released in the midst of the pandemic, William gave a “virtual high high” to the charity Moorlands, expressing good wishes for the “fantastic work” that its members do.

The organization, which has seen a significant increase in referrals to service since the Covid-19 epidemic, provides meals to isolated households and ensures that vital products such as baby powder and diapers – which have been affected by buying panic – are provided to those who need it most.

William said to Jacky Crawford of the charity based in Goole, East Yorkshire: “You are doing a fantastic job, please send lots of good wishes and many thanks to all the volunteers. “

In the images of the last royal video call to be released in the middle of the pandemic, William gave a `` virtual high high '' to the charity Moorlands, conveying his good wishes for the `` fantastic work '' that his members.

In the images of the latest royal video call to be released in the midst of the pandemic, William gave a “virtual high high” to the charity Moorlands, expressing good wishes for the “fantastic work” that its members do.

When she called Dal Dy Dir – a community farm in Powys, Wales that supports people with disabilities and other marginalized groups – Natalie Webster told him that the trust’s help had made “an incredible difference” for volunteers and charitable staff.

William said he wants to make sure the funding gets to the people who need it when they need it.

He said: “I want to make sure that the NET is working properly and that the money is getting to the right people at the right time and that you also feel supported. “

He heard how the charity was using NET funding to continue providing support to families caring for children with difficult behaviors, as well as distributing food parcels to the community and increasing emergency supplies of vegetables. .

Prince William and Kate Middleton made their first royal engagement via video call to schoolchildren whose parents work on the front line Wednesday last week (photo)

Prince William and Kate Middleton made their first royal engagement via video call to schoolchildren whose parents work on the front line Wednesday last week (photo)

William told Mrs. Webster, “It must be reassuring for everyone when so much changes around them to know that you are still there and your team is always looking for them. “

He also jokingly wished him “good luck” by noticing the animals in the background.

Laughing, he said, “Your sheep and chickens are going wild behind you, so good luck! “

William also enjoyed a joke with Mrs. Crawford when she explained that she and her partner were sticking to opposite sides of the house “so we don’t get infected, just in case.”

Generating a laugh from charity, William joked, “Is that an excuse you have been looking for Jacky for a while?” “

In addition to the photo, they wrote:

In addition to the photo, they wrote: “I wish you all a happy and holy Easter” #StayHomeSaveLives “

Easter greetings: Prince William and Kate Middleton took their Instagram account and posted a flower scene outside Kensington Palace on Easter Sunday

Easter greetings: Prince William and Kate Middleton have taken their Instagram account and posted a flower scene outside Kensington Palace on Easter Sunday

Last week, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took part in their first royal video tour when they spoke with teachers and students on a virtual tour of a primary school in Burnley.

NET President Lord Dannatt said everyone involved in the trust was “delighted” to have William as their new sponsor.

He said: “We look forward to working with him and our partners in the UK Community Foundation network to help communities across the country tackle the dramatic increase in food poverty and many more other social problems. more urgent resulting from this crisis. ”

John Herriman, President and CEO of NET, thanked the “extremely generous promises” made so far by the public, charities and corporate donors, but cautioned “the battle is not yet over won ”.

He said, “We are asking the public to contribute, if possible, and to help us spread the word.

“Everyone who donates can be sure that their money quickly reaches those who need it and makes a real difference to those who need it most.” “

It happens when Prince William and Kate Middleton shared a panoramic photo showing bright yellow daffodils in bloom at Kensington Palace to wish their Instagram followers a happy Easter.

Next to the photo, they wrote: “I wish you all a happy and holy Easter” #StayHomeSaveLives. “

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