Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s foundation, Archewell is partnering with World Central Kitchen of Chef José Andrés. It is a non-profit announced on Dec. 20 that helps communities impacted negatively by natural disasters.
There will be four Community Relief Centers build by the foundation and they will be located in various regions across the globe. One of the centers is already being built in Dominica. Although it was devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry released a public statement on Sunday and reflected on the future plans.
“The health of our communities depends on our ability to connect to our shared humanity. When we think about Chef Andrés and his incredible team at World Central Kitchen, we’re reminded that even during a year of unimaginable hardship, there are so many amazing people willing — and working tirelessly — to support each other. World Central Kitchen inspires us through compassion in action,” the couple said.
“This year, I’ve seen many, many examples of neighbors supporting neighbors, of communities coming together to get through tough times. At our root, we believe in one another, in doing what’s right for strangers as much as we do for our friends and family,” Andrés said. “World Central Kitchen and I, we see a world that’s full of dignity, empathy, and humanity. We believe in the healing power of food, and we like to say wherever there’s a fight so hungry people may eat, we will be there.”
“We are more energized than ever to continue this vital work, and we’re proud that it will be hand in hand with Archewell Foundation and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” he added. “I have come to know both of them well, and believe that their values are directly aligned with what we stand for at World Central Kitchen.”
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