On the morning of Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark accompanied by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted a reception for Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge at Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen.
After the reception, HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted a private luncheon for HRH The Duchess of Cambridge at Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg.
In the afternoon, HRH Crown Princess Mary and HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Danner Crisis Center. Whilst there The Crown Princess and The Duchess viewed a presentation of the “…Mary Foundation and the the Ole Kirk Foundation efforts for the approximately 2,000 children who come to the shelter with their mother every year in Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands…” according to the Danish royal court. The backpacks, which are adapted to the child’s gender and age, contain in addition to a toothbrush, a teddy bear, school supplies and a postcard also a greeting from The Crown Princess. Furthermore, the backpack serves as a tool to help the children “…talk about their experiences with it, the violence they witnessed and the failure they have experienced.”
Later in the day HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Skovbørnehaven Stenurten in Ballerup just outside of Copenhagen.
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