Prince William joined forces with his brother, Prince Harry, to support a charity set up in their late mother’s name. He wrote an open letter on behalf of himself and Harry, to The Diana Award to show their support as the organization continues their work amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The letter was shared by The Diana Award official Instagram account along with photos of the royal brothers with award recipients.
The caption read: “We’ve received a lovely message from HRH the Duke of Cambridge. Thank you to the Duke and the Duke of Sussex for all your support over the years and now in this uncertain time.”
Prince William’s letter reads: “I wanted to write to send my support and thanks to all the staff, volunteers and supporters of The Diana Award. My brother and I remain ever appreciative of the work you do to foster, develop and support young people, particularly at this time of uncertainty.
“Whilst you are finding yourselves adapting to new ways of working, there is no doubt that your support for young people, through what will be anxious and unsettling times for many, is as important as ever.
“This comes with my very best wishes for good health to you and your families over the coming weeks.”
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We’ve received a lovely message from HRH the Duke of Cambridge. Thank you to the Duke and the Duke of Sussex for all your support over the years and now in this uncertain time. We’re incredibly grateful for all of our supporters (including you reading this right now) for making it possible for us to help young people change the world. We hope this brightens your day – it certainly did ours! @kensingtonroyal @sussexroyal
The Diana Award was established in the memory of Princess Diana following her tragic death in 1997. The British Government established the organization to continue the royal’s legacy of philanthropy. The charity aims to help young people including anti-bullying, mentoring and award programmes.
Prince William’s letter marks the first time he has mentioned his brother after Prince Harry and Meghan’s decision to step down as a senior member of the royal family. However, Harry has still remained involved with his royal charities and patronages, including the Invictus Games.