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Royal Wedding Raises $1.6M For Charity

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The Charitable Gift Fund created by Prince William and Kate Middleton for their wedding last month has raised more than $1.6M for charity.

The newlyweds decided to use the occasion as a way for people to honor their nuptials with donations to 26 organizations. “These causes are close to their hearts and reflect the experiences, passions and values of their lives so far,” the website reads. “Having been touched by the goodwill shown to them since their engagement, they have asked that anyone wishing to send them a wedding gift consider doing so in the form of a donation to the fund.”

A statement from the pair expressed their gratitude for the donations.

Am I the only one that finds the final tally underwhelming for such a huge event? I mean, $1.6M is still an awesome amount, but I’m sure the orgs listed were hoping for a bit more than the $61K they’ll each receive. Granted, Will and Kate are just starting out as an international force for good – but, I thought the hype would equal several million in donations.

Either way, expect more giving shortly during the royal couple’s visit to the U.S. in July. According to The Hollywood Reporter, as many as two events may be held to benefit TUSK, which works with African wildlife protection and preservation (and counts William as a patron). A charity polo match will reportedly also be held, as well as a bold visit by the couple to LA’s Skid Row district to draw attention to the area’s homeless population.

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