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Random Royaling – Royal Good Deeds


Mathilde and Eléonore helped distribute take-away meals for the homeless and the vulnerable at the Kamiano homeless restaurant in Brussels. During the coronavirus pandemic, more and more homeless people have relied on Kamiano for a hot meal.


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⁣ ⁣ Distribution de repas à emporter pour les sans-abris et les personnes vulnérables par des bénévoles du restaurant pour sans-abris Kamiano à Bruxelles. Depuis le début de la pandémie du coronavirus, de plus en plus de sans-abris font appel à Kamiano pour un repas chaud.⁣ —————⁣ Take-away voedselbedeling voor daklozen en kwetsbare personen, voorzien door vrijwilligers van Sant’Egidio/Kamiano in Brussel. Sinds de uitbraak van de coronapandemie kloppen steeds meer dak- en thuislozen aan voor een warme maaltijd.⁣ ⁣ @santegidio_be #distributionderepas #voedselbedeling #bénévoles #vrijwilligers #EnsembleContreCorona #SamenTegenCorona #GemeinsamGegenCorona #TogetherAgainstCorona #Corona #Covid_19 #COVID19 #COVID19BE #CoronaVirus #MonarchieBe #BelgianRoyalPalace

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There is a reason the royal family of Bhutan is beloved, and a reason the country is one of the happiest on earth. Their King is a great leader. Bert Hewitt, an American retiree, was diagnosed with COVID-19 while in Bhutan. His condition was so serious he was not expected to live. With the help of the Bhutanese government and King Jigme Wangchuck, he was evacuated to the U.S., and eventually recovered.

Hewitt contracted the virus on a cruise prior to entering Bhutan. His was the first case in that nation, and the government immediately commenced contact tracing on all his interactions. The King was personally involved in the process, spending the night at the hospital to oversee the first phase. It’s an amazing story of an involved monarch.


The Countess of Wessex joined a volunteer group of sixteen people, packing and delivering food to St. Peter’s Hospital. She also met with hospital administrators during the visit. The group, “Nourish our Nurses” makes the food delivery run weekly.


Queen Letizia visited a local Red Cross office and volunteered for several hours. She joined a meeting and participated in several events run by the volunteers. The Red Cross in Spain has mobilized 40,000 volunteers and reached 1.5 million people. Queen Letizia Style blog has more on the event and on Letizia’s clothes.

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