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Kate appeal for hospice support

The Duchess of Cambridge will today meet children and parents at Naomi House children's hospice. It follows her first ever video message on Sunday to appeal for support for children's hospices.

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The Duchess' support gives a 'huge boost' to children

The Chief Executive of Together for Short Lives, Barbara Gelb told Daybreak that the Duchess of Cambridge's support has made this the "best Children's Hospice Week ever".

This is our best Children's Hospice Week ever, having the Duchess support our cause makes such a big difference, it's such a boost to children and families especially and also really importantly to children's hospices right across the UK.

Children's hospices are charities and they really reliant pin the public to keep them going, it can cost up to £7,000 a day to run a hospice like Naomi House.

– Barbara Gelb, Chief Executive of Together for Short Lives

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