Prince William and Kate to visit children’s hospital and homeless centre next week

By Meaghan Wray

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge know that the holiday season is the perfect time to give back. So, with their hearts on the sleeves of their winter coats, Prince William and Kate will step out on Dec. 11 to visit two organizations that perfectly align with their values – children’s hospital Evelina London and homeless resource centre The Passage Charity.

News of the big day was released by Kensington Place’s Twitter account, much to the excitement of royal watchers who love to see the couple out and about together. While at Evalina London, the parents of three will chat with staff and parents about the hospital’s life-changing support and take part in some Christmas-themed activities with some lucky kids.

Afterwards, William and Kate will head off to Passage Charity, which helps implement prevention tactics to combat homelessness in the city. There, the dynamic duo will hear from workers about the challenges related to street homelessness and make some arts and crafts ahead of the centre’s holiday party. Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis’ parents are sure to bring their senses of humour and charm to both engagements, as well as their passion for supporting initiatives that empower children and the less fortunate.

Prince William and a young man laughed over the protocol card. Photo: © Charlotte Graham - WPA Pool/Getty Images

The duke and duchess will also head to Cyprus on Wednesday (Dec. 5), where they will meet with deployed military personnel and their families who will be separated over the festive season – a very hard time of year for service men, women and their families, as both Princes William and Harry would know, having served themselves.

Time and again, Prince William and Kate have shown that they always have others in mind during the holiday season, and their big hearts will be on display this year when they deliver their own special Christmas message dedicated to these military families. Their intention is to “acknowledge and honour the fact that many serving personnel are away from their families at this time of year,” a Kensington Palace statement read.

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