The Duchess of Cambridge visited Baby Basics Sheffield (a volunteer project supporting families struggling to provide for their newborns) to help unload a pallet of deliveries, before speaking with families about their experience of Baby Banks.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
To help support the most vulnerable families in the United Kingdom, The Duchess of Cambridge has brought together 19 British brands and retailers to donate over 10,000 new items to more than 40 baby banks.Embed from Getty Images
The Duchess of Cambridge talks to CEO Baby Basics UK Cat Ross, Founder of Abernecessities Danielle Flecher-Horn and CEO Little Village Sophia Parker during a visit to Baby Basic UK & Baby Basics Sheffield.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Following private visits to Baby Basics West Norfolk where The Duchess heard more about the baby bank’s need for donations, she spearheaded a drive for donations of items for babies from brands and high street retailers.
In total, nineteen brands have donated items to Baby Basics, Little Village HQ and Aber Necessities, who operate baby banks across the United Kingdom.
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The Duchess helped unpack donations at Baby Basics Sheffield.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Next, Duchess of Cambridge talks to other baby banks on a teleconference.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Her Royal Highness also talks to parents about how baby banks have provided them with invaluable support when they have needed it most.Embed from Getty Images
Catherine wearing a face mask, talks to the family of Ali Wartty, Sahara Hamawandy and their triplets San, Shan and Laveen, who got supported by Baby Basics.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
The Duchess revealed she had gone home and broken down in tears after one of her earlier visits to a baby bank, where she heard the moving stories of those who needed its help.Embed from Getty Images
“I remember a couple of the families I met from King’s Lynn and I went home and literally burst into tears, their stories were so moving. The struggles they have gone through, the bravery they have shown…in extraordinary circumstances”The Duchess of Cambridge
Kensington Palace also released photos from a previous visit to a Baby Basics volunteer event near Kate’s country home, Anmer Hall.
Royal Fashion: Duchess of Cambridge
For the visit, The Duchess was wearing white dress by Suzannah London,
the “Flippy Wiggle Dress” with Tabitha Simmons “Dela” pumps. She wore the dress last year to a Wimbledon match.
The Duchess wore a mask from Amaia Kids, the Adult Reusable cotton face mask – Pepper liberty. Thanks to UFONoMore on Twitter for the ID.
For jewellery, she opted for her Daniella Draper Personalised Gold Midnight Moon Necklace which features G C L engraved on it for her children and new Gold Hoop Earrings.
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For a previous visit to a Baby Basics volunteer event near Kate’s country home, Anmer Hall. The Duchess wore a new green dress by Boden Clothing, the “Viola Maxi Shirt Dress” that comes with a tie belt, buttoned front and tiered skirt.
She also wore her Lele Sadoughi Sadoughi Jet Velvet Padded Headband and her Supergauk 2750 Cotu Classic White Sneakers.
- THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ENDORSED THE LAUNCH OF TINY HAPPY PEOPLE.
- THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE VISITED STOCKWELL GARDENS NURSERY.
- DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE AT SHOUT UK EVENT.
- DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ATTENDED RRS SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH NAMING CEREMONY.
- THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE AT BACK TO NATURE GARDEN AT RHS WISLEY.