Harry and Meghan enjoy date night in New York City and donate $25,000 to restaurant’s Covid relief fund

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex paid a go to to a restaurant in Harlem on Friday afternoon and donated $25,000 to its coronavirus relief fund.

The couple are in New York City this week to attend the Global Citizen Live occasion which takes place on Saturday and plans to urge world leaders to undertake a extra equitable vaccine coverage.

On Friday, Melba’s Restaurant, which describes itself because the “premier comfort food destination in New York City” welcomed the Sussexes for a meal.

“It was such an honor to officially welcome Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Melba’s!” the restaurant tweeted.

“I am so thankful for their commitment to donate $25k and hope to welcome them back soon. Thank you for dining with us!”

Founded by Melba Wilson, Melba’s has partnered with Team Unity Incorporated to launch the Melba’s COVID-19 Employee Relief Fund.

The purpose of the fund is to elevate a minimal of $250,000 to present monetary relief to the handfuls of hourly employees impacted by the pandemic at Melba’s.

Melba’s has been open since 2005 and serves a wide-range of consolation meals, together with southern fried rooster wings, macaroni and cheese, BBQ turkey meatloaf, and ribs.

It’s not clear what the Sussexes ate throughout their go to, nonetheless, {a photograph} of the couple on the restaurant exhibits them sat side-by-side inside one of many cubicles.

Harry is carrying beige trousers and a black polo shirt whereas Meghan is carrying a crimson and orange coat with matching trousers.

During the journey to NYC, the couple additionally visited One World Trade Center on Thursday together with New York mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor of New York Kathy Hochul.

When requested by a reporter current on the constructing if she was having fun with her journey to New York to date, Meghan smiled and replied: “It’s wonderful to be back, thank you.”

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