Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have delivered food to residents of Los Angeles living with serious illnesses, it was revealed.
The couple, who moved to the city last month, volunteered with the Angel Food charity project on Easter Sunday and returned Wednesday to drop 20 non-perishable meals for 20 more vulnerable people in the city.
Speaking to ET Online, Project Angel Food executive director Richard Ayoub said the couple contacted the charity after learning that their drivers were “overloaded” needed more support as they tried to feed people during quarantine.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have delivered food to residents of Los Angeles living with serious illnesses, it was revealed. In the photo, the couple on a royal tour last year
“They told us that they heard that our drivers were overworked and that they wanted to volunteer to lighten the workload for the drivers,” said Ayoub.
He explained that the couple followed strict social distancing guidelines, wearing masks and gloves while standing 6 feet or more away from any member of the public.
The Angel Food project serves 1,600 meals a day, which will now reach 2,000 during the coronavirus crisis, ensuring that some of those most at risk are fed.
It is believed to be the first charity publicly supported by Harry and Meghan since their move from Canada to California. The couple are now in quarantine with their son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who will be one year old next month.
The couple volunteered with the local Angel Food charity project on Easter Sunday and returned Wednesday to drop 20 non-perishable meals for 20 more vulnerable people in the city. In the photo, Meghan at the Hubb community kitchen in London in November 2018
It also emerged yesterday that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had donated £ 90,000 to a British charity Feeding Britain to support efforts to feed vulnerable people during the foreclosure.
The couple announced that they will launch a new charitable foundation named Archewell this month.
They said they were looking forward to starting with the Archewell Foundation, which will replace their Sussex Royal brand.
The couple also plan to include their own charity as well as a website, as part of their new business.