British Prince Harry and his wife Meghan on Thursday asked fans to donate money for Covid-19 vaccines to celebrate their son Archie’s second birthday.
“We have been deeply touched over the past two years to feel the warmth and support of our family in honor of Archie’s birthday,” said the couple, who now live in California after giving up their royal functions.
In a letter posted on their nonprofit Archewell foundation’s website, they congratulated supporters on their charitable donations on Archie’s birthday.
“Many of you donate to charities on his behalf, and mark the occasion by giving back or doing an act of service – all out of the kindness of your heart. You fundraise for those who need it most, and continue to do so organically and altruistically. We remain incredibly grateful. “
“This year, our world continues to be on the road to recovery from Covid-19. Yet too many families are still grappling with the impact of this pandemic, ”they said, asking for donations to purchase vaccines for“ families in the world’s most vulnerable places. “
“We won’t really be able to recover until everyone, everywhere, has equal access to the vaccine,” said the couple, who co-hosted a concert to raise money for the vaccines to be released. Sunday.
Alongside US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris will also appear on “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World”, where the performers will include Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, J Balvin and HER .
Organized by Global Citizen, an international advocacy organization, the campaign pushes companies to “donate dollars for doses” and G7 governments to share excess vaccines.
He also urges pharmaceutical companies “including Moderna to make vaccines available at non-profit prices.”
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