Meghan Markle Prepped Thanksgiving Lunch for Homeless Women

Giving again. Meghan Markle helped put together Thanksgiving lunch for greater than 300 homeless residents of Los Angeles.

The Duchess of Sussex, 41, partnered with Downtown Girls’s Heart forward of the Thursday, November 24, vacation to package deal lunches for the shelter’s residents. “DWC supplies a big selection of assets to lower boundaries and finish homelessness for all girls together with feminine veterans and their households, girls with extreme bodily and psychological well being issues and survivors of home violence,” learn a Friday, November 25, put up shared by way of Meghan’s Archewell web site.

An accompanying picture confirmed the “Archetypes” podcast host slicing pumpkin pie and placing the items in to-go containers whereas casually wearing a sweatshirt and baseball cap. The previous actress, who additionally wore a face masks for COVID-19 prevention and an apron, labored alongside one other volunteer to prep desserts for the meals.

Days after Thanksgiving, equipment model Cuyana introduced that Meghan may also associate with them for a Giving Tuesday occasion in collaboration with the U.Ok. charity Good Works, which goals to assist girls who’re searching for employment. The model will donate 500 totes to the group to assist its mission of “delivering a piece wardrobe” for “girls who need assistance entering into work.”

Meghan, who’s a patron of Good Works, addressed the donation in a press release shared by way of the model’s Instagram Story on Monday, November 28. “Good Works invests in girls so that they know they’ll thrive in any office and Cuyana is an organization that’s by girls and for ladies, so this appears like the right match,” the duchess mentioned.

Final 12 months, the Bench creator revealed that she prefers a low-key Thanksgiving — particularly when she’s the chef. “I like to prepare dinner,” she informed Ellen DeGeneres in November 2021. “We’ll be residence and simply form of calm down and settle in. It’s our second Thanksgiving at residence in California, so it is going to be good.”

The event additionally marked Meghan and Prince Harry‘s first Thanksgiving with daughter Lilibet, now 15 months, who arrived in June 2021. The California native and the Duke of Sussex, 38, are additionally the dad and mom of son Archie, 3.

The Fits alum and her husband relocated to Montecito, California, after saying their plans to step down as senior working royals in January 2020. “We moved right here throughout [the coronavirus] lockdown, precisely when issues shut down, so we’ve simply been ready to spend so much of time at residence and creating our residence, however I believe it’s simply the life-style and the climate is fairly nice,” Meghan informed the comic, 64, of the couple’s residence base on the time. “However we’re simply joyful.”