Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Shared a Brand-New Archie Photo for His Birthday

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry want something big for baby Archie's second birthday: vaccine equity.

On the Archewell Foundation website, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a brand-new photo of their son holding a bouquet of birthday balloons alongside a call for donations to make sure everyone has access to the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the website, the sepia-toned image is a personal photo from Markle and Prince Harry.

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We have been deeply touched over the past two years to feel the warmth and support for our family in honor of Archie’s birthday. Many of you donate to charities on his behalf, and mark the occasion by giving back or doing an act of service—all through the goodness of your hearts. You raise funds for those who need it most, and continue to do so organically and selflessly. We remain incredibly grateful.

This year, our world continues to be on the path to recovery from COVID-19. Yet too many families are still struggling with the impact of this pandemic. While some places are on the verge of healing, in so many parts of the world, communities continue to suffer. As of today, around 80 percent of the nearly one billion COVID-19 vaccine shots that have been given were administered in wealthier countries. While we may feel that normalcy is around the corner, we remind ourselves that in much of the world, and especially in developing countries, vaccine distribution has effectively yet to start.

We will not be able to truly recover until everyone, everywhere, has equal access to the vaccine. And with that intention, we are inviting you to contribute whatever you can—if you have the means to do so—to bring vaccines to families in the world’s most vulnerable places.

For a donation of just $5, you can cover the cost of a dose for someone in need. And because we were able to secure matching support from a number of organizations, that $5 you give will automatically turn into $20—covering the cost of four doses. Every single dollar counts—not only will it help save lives but it will help save families and communities.

We cannot think of a more resonant way to honor our son’s birthday. If we all show up, with compassion for those we both know and don’t know, we can have a profound impact. Even a small contribution can have a ripple effect.

Together, we can uplift, protect, and care for one another.

<cite class="credit">The Duke and Duchess of Sussex</cite>
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Various members of the royal family also sent their well-wishes to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's firstborn. While it was not a new photo, Kate Middleton and Prince William also shared a pic of the two-year-old in honor of his big day. “Wishing Archie a very happy 2nd birthday today 🎈🎂,” they wrote on the official @dukeandduchessofcambridge account.

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The official accounts for Queen Elizabeth (@theroyalfamily) and Prince Charles (@clarencehouse) also shared birthday tributes to the young royal, despite reported mounting tension between Prince Harry and his father.

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Baby Archie won't be an only child for long! Markle and Prince Harry revealed they are expecting his baby sister to arrive sometime this summer. What a perfect gift!

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