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Meghan Markle Has Been Volunteering And These Twitter Reactions Will Make Your Day

The proceeds from the cookbook will go to ensuring the kitchen can serve the global community.

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is not only a style icon, but a philanthropic one as well! She's been privately lending her time to the Hubb Kitchen, a community kitchen set up by women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

"On Wednesday 14 June [2017], a huge fire tore through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 80 people," as reported by BuzzFeed News. "Police said the fire originated in a faulty fridge-freezer, and added that tiles and insulation in the cladding on the 27-storey building failed safety tests."
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"On Wednesday 14 June [2017], a huge fire tore through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 80 people," as reported by BuzzFeed News. "Police said the fire originated in a faulty fridge-freezer, and added that tiles and insulation in the cladding on the 27-storey building failed safety tests."

Markle learned that the kitchen could only afford to run for two days a week, and has "continued to make regular private visits" since visiting back in January, according to @KensingtonRoyal.

The Duchess of Sussex first visited the kitchen in January, and has continued to make regular private visits. United by their passion for cooking as a way of strengthening communities, The Duchess was inspired by how the project empowers women at a grassroots level. #CookTogether https://t.co/jY5XIAtw2h

Now the Duchess and the kitchen are coming out with Together: Our Community Cookbook, where profits from the sales will "support the Hubb Community Kitchen, helping to keep it open for up to seven days a week and to widen its reach to others in the community."

Profits from the sales of 'Together' will support the Hubb Community Kitchen, helping to keep it open for up to seven days a week and to widen its reach to others in the community #CookTogether: https://t.co/PfmFOfei8w https://t.co/qt0vD25H3U

For the cookbook, Markle wrote the forward, mentioning how she "immediately felt connected to this community kitchen," and that the proceeds "will allow the kitchen to thrive and keep the global spirit of the community alive."

As well as securing the group of women a publisher (@EburyPublishing), Meghan has also written a foreword for the #CookTogether book, which features over 50 recipes from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. In it she writes... https://t.co/6cqmeLqYfB

@Pastelfloras on Twitter mentioned how the Duchess has been doing this "forever":

@KensingtonRoyal Love how the duchess stuck to what she's been doing forever, food and volunteering at soup kitchen. She continues doing what she's always done and put that into her first project! Love this woman so much ❤️

This Twitter user mentioned that Markle is a "woman for all people":

@KensingtonRoyal I'm literally in tears. I'm so proud of my #DuchessofSussex . She's a Duchess for all people. A woman for all people. A human being for all people. She is always our Meghan. 😘

@Mosweetdelights pointed out that this was something "totally new and outstanding":

@KensingtonRoyal I knew it I just knew it. I knew Our amazing Duchess of Sussex would do something totally new and outstanding. She is one very amazing, down to earth lady, who is dedicated to her role. God Bless you Meghan your truly amazing we love you for being so special 💕💕💕

@QueenVicMirror mentioned how important this work is for those affected by the Grenfell fire:

This is such a lovely project. Meghan has shown a great deal of interest in and support for those affected by the Grenfell fire. https://t.co/6l9BkFDHyE

And @Elliot_Gonzalez agreed, noting how this was "a really lovely way to honour those affected":

Nice one Meghan. This is a really lovely way to honour those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. https://t.co/yg6XBJFyMw

Way to go Meghan and the lovely ladies of Hubb Kitchen!

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