Royal couple raise 625,000 pounds for kids` charity

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2011, 08:36 AM IST

London: British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton have helped to raise 625,000 pounds for a charity, after hosting a special dinner here.

Dailystar.co.uk reports that they welcomed guests to the 100 Women in Hedge Funds gala at St. James` Palace Thursday to benefit the Child Bereavement Charity, of which the prince is a patron.

"What you are both doing together to alleviate the suffering of children who have lost family members, and bereaved families who have experienced the tragedy of losing a child, is beyond praise," said a guest.

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