The winter has been harsh in the United States , especially in the state of Texas which was hit by several days of devastating storms winter that caused various problems such as road closures and structural damage to buildings and homes , which almost completely paralyzed the area.
And in the face of that pure disaster, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, were close witnesses . The couple has been living in the North American country for some time and recently they surprised with a great gesture of solidarity.
According to CNN, among the buildings that were destroyed by the fierce passage of the storm was a shelter called “Genesis Ladies folks's Shelter & Pork up”, which according to its website aims to “ provide security, shelter and support to women who have suffered domestic violence, and raise awareness about its cause, prevalence and impact “.
The institution building was almost unusable, after its roof was destroyed due to snow and humidity. Fortunately, the people who were sheltering from the harsh US winter at that time were unharmed and taken to a safe place.
From the entity, its executive director, Jan Langbein , issued a statement in which he reported a donation made by the royal couple to help rebuild . According to Langbein “ this gift will not only meet our critical needs, but also highlights violence against women and children internationally , letting survivors know that they are not alone “.
On Twitter, the organization reported that Harry and Meghan “ through their non-profit organization, support us by replacing the roof in our transitional housing installation and helping us meet our immediate needs “.
On CNN it was reported that millions of people in that area were without electricity due to the storm, and even with the water cut off for days. The refuge, for its part, had to close momentarily, while the reconstruction work began.
“Despite the devastating winter storms here in Texas, our hearts have been warmed by the support and generosity of the people of the 50 states and five foreign countries “, detailed Langbein, who emphasized that the donation made by Harry and Meghan has not been the only one.