The Duchess of Camrbidge visited East Anglia's Children's Hospice in a stylish green suit
Kate, 35, was visiting East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in Quidenham, near Norwich, to help promote fundraising for a new purpose-built hospice in Norfolk.
She helped to launch The Nook Appeal in 2014 and her visit today was partly to get an update on the progress of the £10m appeal from staff, supporters, and families at the current hospice in Quidenham.
During her visit, she was touring the hospice and meeting families who use the services.
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She was meeting families taking part in an art therapy session and using the equipment in the sensory room.
Following the tour, The Duchess will meet local supporters of The Nook Appeal as they continue fundraising for the new hospice.
The Nook will be built on a five-acre site in Framingham Earl, south of Norwich.
The Duchess toured the hospice and met families who use the service
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EACH Chief Executive Graham Butland said: "The Nook appeal will transform children's palliative care across Norfolk and we are moving ever closer to the halfway mark of £5 million.
"We still have some way to go before the new hospice can be built, though, and we need continued help from individuals, trusts and events, and as much corporate and community support as possible."
Since becoming Royal Patron of EACH in 2012, Kate has played a vital role in raising awareness and understanding of children's hospice services across East Anglia and the rest of the UK.
Kate checked in on an appeal to raise £10 million for the hospice
Duchess Kate became a patron of the hospice in 2012
The charity, which supports more than 750 children, is local to her country home Anmer Hall in Norfolk on The Queen's Sandringham estate.
She has previously supported them by attending fundraising dinners and visiting charity shops in the area.