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Heartbroken Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make significant charity donation following tragic death of nine-year-old boy

In honor of Archie and Lili, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex gave $5,000 after George Zafjen, 9, tragically passed away.

After hearing about George’s passing, Harry and Meghan donated through a GoFundMe page created on behalf of Kelly McKee Zafjen, George’s mother.

The 42-year-old ex-model shared the heartbreaking news with her followers on Instagram.

 

Kelly penned an emotional tribute to her son George

 

Under a picture of George riding on his twin sister’s back in the sun, Kelly wrote: “My sweet baby boy. My entire world has broken into a billion pieces. I’m having trouble breathing. Walk, perform, sit, and stand. You were my source of inspiration. Your heart was the most perfect and sweetest, and your smile lit up the room.

She continued, “You left this Earth and left behind so many people who loved you, and I am utterly heartbroken. I’m not sure how I’m able to continue. how well I can perform. I don’t know how, but I’ll try. How can I ever again be the light and be joyful? For your lovely twin sister, work hard.

previous model Alliance of Moms was co-founded by Kelly, an entrepreneur. The community-based organization helps foster care teens in Los Angeles who are pregnant or already parents by giving them the resources they need to create better futures.

 

Trevor and his wife also made a sizeable donation
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Although the relationship between Kelly and the Sussexes is still unknown, it’s possible that Meghan was close with the Zafjens. Trevor Engelson, Meghan’s ex-husband, and his wife Tracey Kurland also gave $1,000, raising the possibility that Meghan and Trevor knew the family while they were dating.

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Family friend Kate Jefferson established the GoFundMe page and organized the fundraiser on behalf of Kate and her grieving family. She stated: “My name is Kate and I’m raising money for the Zajfen family so that they can mourn the loss of their sweet angel boy, George, in the description box.

 

The Sussexes showed their philanthropic side

 

He was the happiest and kindest boy who ever lived. George had a kind heart, a contagious smile, and a tangible affection for his parents and twin sister. The Zajfen family will need time before they can even start to recover from this unexpected loss, which is beyond devastating.

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