Even during the corona pandemic, the British royal family is committed to helping those in need. A visit to a "baby bank" touched Duchess Kate.
- Duchess Kate is also committed to helping families in need during the coronavirus * crisis.
- The effects of the pandemic have hit families in particular badly.
- A visit to a "baby bank" was very close to Kate.
Sheffield - The coronavirus has been gripping the world for several months. The pandemic has also hit the UK hard. Thousands of people have died as a result of an infection, and a lockdown largely brought public life to a standstill. Needy families, whom Duchess Kate is trying to help in the best possible way, are particularly affected by the effects of the corona pandemic . During a visit to a so-called "baby bank" , the Duchess revealed how close she is to the situation of needy families.
Duchess Kate visits Baby Bank in Sheffield
Duchess Kate supports "Baby Banks" in the Corona crisis. Here, families in need receive everything they urgently need for their offspring - similar to the principle of a "food bank" (food distribution). Most recently, the Duchess was able to convince numerous companies to support the families in need.
A total of more than 10,000 goods came together, which was an important step, especially with regard to the Corona crisis, in which private donations are hardly possible for hygienic reasons. On August 4th, Duchess Meghan's * birthday, Kate visited a "baby bank" in Sheffield and helped pack and sort items for babies and toddlers. She also spoke to parents on site about their experiences with "Baby Banks" during the lockdown .
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Duchess Kate visits "Baby Bank" - and cannot hold back tears
As reported by the British tabloid "Dailystar", the stories of the families were very close to Kate. "I went home and I literally burst into tears," said the Duchess, who was apparently very upset by the stories. “I can get very emotional. [...] Your stories were so moving. ”The visit to the " Baby Bank " was also the first time that Duchess Kate was photographed wearing a mouth and nose mask. * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen network.
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