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Meghan Markle Donates Copies Of New Kids' Book Through Nonprofit

Meghan Markle Donates Copies Of New Kids' Book Through Nonprofit

Shortly after releasing her children's book The Bench, Meghan Markle has revealed that she's donating quite a few copies of it! The announcement was made on behalf of the Duchess of Sussex through her nonprofit Archewell, sharing who will receive the free copies. Find out more about her plans here!

Meghan Markle recently became a children's author, and now she wants to help make her book accessible! On Wednesday, Meghan and Prince Harry's nonprofit Archewell Foundation shared a new statement on their website, announcing their plans to donate copies of The Bench across America.

Meghan is giving 2000 copies of her book to organizations

Meghan and Harry's nonprofit Archewell already launched a successful charity initiative earlier this year in partnership with World Central Kitchen. And in their latest post— titled "Nourishing Communities Through Reading"— the organization reflects on the importance of "nourishment through learning and connection."

Archewell's statement then goes on to announce that Meghan and the foundation "have received the support of the publisher of The Bench to distribute 2,000 copies at no cost to libraries, community centers, schools, and nonprofit programs across the country."

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A illustration of a father and son inside a copy of Meghan Markle's book The Bench on display, June 8, 2021.

The statement also shares that Meghan "believes the path ahead must include a focus on well-being," which is why she values all kinds of enrichment and support. The Bench is the first book from the Duchess of Sussex, who has revealed that the beautifully illustrated story about a father and son was inspired by a poem she wrote for Harry!