Queen Elizabeth Makes A 'Generous Donation' To The Disasters Emergency Committee Which Helps Ukrainians Amid War With Russia

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Mar. 3 2022, Published 3:31 p.m. ET

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The royal family is stepping up in tough times. As Russia continues to invade Ukraine, Queen Elizabeth made a donation to the Disasters Emergency Committee amid the chaos and war.

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"Many thanks to Her Majesty The Queen for continuing to support the Disasters Emergency Committee and for making a generous donation to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal," they wrote via Twitter.

This week, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles both spoke out about the tragic situation.

The former hugged the wife of Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.K. Vadym Prystaiko and said, "We are praying for you."

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Meanwhile, the 73-year-old was traveling this week when he made a speech about the crisis. "I must say, my wife and I have been deeply moved by everything we've heard today during our visit and above all by the extraordinary bravery, generosity and fortitude of the Ukrainian community in the face of such truly terrible aggression," he said. "Our thoughts and prayers, however inadequate they may be, are with all of you at this most difficult time."

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Kate Middleton and Prince William also issued a rare statement earlier this week via social media.

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"In October 2020 we had the privilege to meet President Zelenskyy and the First Lady to learn of their hope and optimism for Ukraine’s future. Today we stand with the President and all of Ukraine’s people as they bravely fight for that future 🇺🇦 W & C," the couple wrote via Twitter.

Though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no longer senior members of the royal family, they also spoke out about the war. "Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and all of us at Archewell stand with the people of Ukraine against this breach of international and humanitarian law and encourage the global community and its leaders to do the same," the message, which was posted to their Archewell website, read.

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