Prince Harry  Set to attend Wellchid awards function once he returns to UK.

Prince Harry Set to attend Wellchid awards function once he returns to UK.

Prince Harry’s Return to the UK for WellChild Charity Awards

Prince Harry’s Special Return Prince Harry is set to make a return to the UK for the first time since June. His visit is motivated by a heartwarming cause as he plans to attend a charity awards ceremony organized by WellChild. The event, which will be held in London on Thursday, aims to honor and acknowledge the achievements and resilience of seriously-ill children and their families who receive support from WellChild.

Significance of the Awards Ceremony Date Notably, the awards ceremony coincides with the eve of a poignant anniversary—the first anniversary of the passing of Prince Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen, who reigned for an astounding 70 years, passed away peacefully at Balmoral in Scotland on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96.

Harry’s Last UK Appearance Prince Harry’s last public appearance in the UK occurred approximately three months ago when he was embroiled in a high-profile legal case at the High Court, where he faced Mirror Group Newspapers.

Harry’s Longstanding Patronage Prince Harry has been a dedicated patron of WellChild for 15 years, consistently attending its annual awards ceremony. However, it is not expected that the Duchess of Sussex will accompany him to this year’s event. In 2022, the awards coincided with the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s passing, leading the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to withdraw from the ceremony as Prince Harry joined other members of the royal family in Scotland.

Inspirational Cause The WellChild Awards ceremony serves as a prelude to Prince Harry’s upcoming Invictus Games, scheduled to commence in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Saturday and span eight days. Prince Harry expressed his admiration for WellChild’s work, stating, “For nearly 20 years, WellChild has been transforming the lives of children and young people across the UK, providing critical care that prioritizes the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of these individuals and their families.”

Harry’s Role at the Ceremony During the awards ceremony, Prince Harry will have the opportunity to spend time with the award recipients and their families at a pre-ceremony reception. He will also have the honor of presenting the award for Inspirational Child (aged four to six) and delivering a speech.

WellChild’s Mission WellChild’s chief executive, Matt James, emphasized the importance of these awards. He noted that the number of children and young people in the UK with long-term, complex medical needs is on the rise. The WellChild Awards 2023, in association with GSK, provide a unique platform to shed light on the immense challenges these children face and celebrate their remarkable resilience and spirit. It’s also an opportunity to recognize the selfless dedication of individuals surrounding them, from siblings and parent carers to professionals who go above and beyond to provide the best possible support.

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