Meghan is the patron to four charities. She is also co-Director to Sussex Royal Foundation and Vice President to Queen’s Commonwealth Trust.
The four pantronges:
A London-based organization offers support to unemployed women, assisting them with interview coaching and clothing to help in their career search. Juliet Hughes-Hallett, chair and founder of Smart Works, said, “An acknowledged champion of women and their rights worldwide, The Duchess will motivate ever more women to come to our centres and get the job that will transform their lives.”
We are honoured to announce that HRH The Duchess of Sussex will become the Royal Patron of Smart Works. The Duchess’s decision to support Smart Works reflects her passion in supporting women, and her commitment will help women in need across the UK 📸 Phil Noble pic.twitter.com/yFGXztbFXn
— Smart Works Charity (@SmartWorksHQ) January 10, 2019
Mayhew is an animal welfare charity. Kensington Palace stated that the charity is a “grassroots charity working in a unique way to improve the lives of animals and people to better communities both in London and internationally.”
We’re honoured to reveal that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex has become a Patron of Mayhew. 💜
We’re thrilled that HRH shares our commitment to improving the lives of animals and people, and are excited to make a difference together. 💜@KensingtonRoyal pic.twitter.com/tJAmMbKS06
— Mayhew (@themayhew) January 10, 2019
London’s National Theatre
“The National Theatre’s mission is to make world class theatre that’s entertaining, challenging and inspiring – and to make it for everyone. It aims to reach the widest possible audience and to be as inclusive, diverse and national as possible with a broad range of productions that play in London, on tour around the UK, on Broadway and across the globe.” The Queen was the former patron.
We are honoured to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex has become our Royal Patron.
We would like to thank The Queen, our previous Royal Patron, for Her Majesty’s unwavering support and service to the National Theatre.
— National Theatre (@NationalTheatre) January 10, 2019
Association of Commonwealth Universities
According to Kensington Palace, the ACU is “he world’s first and oldest international university network, and the only org representing higher education across all 53 Commonwealth countries.”
The Queen is the former patron.
We are honoured to announce that HRH The Duchess of Sussex is our new Patron! We look forward to working together to build a better world through higher education.
— The ACU (@The_ACU) January 10, 2019