Meghan Markle showed her solidarity with the U.S. grassroots organization Moms Demand Action by sending them a whole bunch of snacks.
The Duchess of Sussex surprised the group campaigning for public safety measures to protect Americans from gun violence with a whole slew of treats, including doughnuts, bagels, coffees, cookies, and other snacks, according to Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action who shared the details of Meghan’s thoughtful gift on Twitter.
“@MomsDemand volunteers and staff have been working around the clock for weeks, so it was moving to receive such a supportive note—and snacks!—from the Duchess of Sussex today,” Watts wrote, adding three red heart emoji. Watts was so thankful for the gifts she sent Meghan Markle the red T-shirt traditionally worn by Moms Demand Action organizers as a thank-you, telling one of her Twitter followers that the uniform was already “on the way!”
Along with the refreshments, the duchess also added a special note written on her letterhead that features her monogram with the Coronet of the Child of the Heir Apparent. “Good Afternoon Ladies. To each of you and your fearless leader Shannon, a huge thank you for the work you are doing to keep our kids, families and and communities safe,” the letter began. “Please know that while you may feel exhausted by your endless hours of dedication to this cause, I hope you feel energized in knowing that the work you’re doing is vital and so deeply appreciated. As a mom, and a friend, thank you so much! Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.”
Gun control is an issue that’s particularly important to the royal, especially as the mother of two young children. Last month she and her husband Prince Harry paid a visit to Uvalde, Texas, the location of a mass shooting that left 21 people, including 19 children, dead. During that visit the duchess also reportedly delivered two crates of food, beverages, and desserts intended for blood donors at the Herby Ham Activity Center in town. She also later went to place flowers at a makeshift memorial for the victims outside the Uvalde courthouse.