It has just been revealed that last Friday, Prince Harry quietly made a surprise appearance at a veterans volunteer event in Los Angeles, California.

People Magazine reported that Harry, 36, showed up in a face mask to deliver food and supplies alongside local veterans in an event that was put together by the Walker Family Events Foundation, which praised the royal afterwards for being “humble and kind.” The foundation teamed up with the Compton Veterans for the Operation Nourish initiative to help get food to local families in need.

Harry spent a few hours volunteering at The Mission Continues’ Service Platoon, which is just about 90 minutes away from where the Santa Barbara mansion that the royal is living in with his wife Meghan Markle and their son Archie.

There was no fanfare around Harry’s visit, and it only came to light when the Walker Family Events Foundation posted an image of it on Instagram.

“Today I had the honor of meeting and working alongside Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex,” the photo was captioned. “He joined us in volunteering at Compton VFW for the Operation Nourish program packing and distributing food to our #Compton neighbors. He is very humble and kind.”

 

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The Compton Veterans also released some footage that showed the work that is being done as people in both the U.S. and the U.K. remember the service of veterans.

 

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The day after he did this volunteer work, Harry made a cameo on “Strictly Come Dancing,” the British version of “Dancing with the Stars,” to support his fellow veteran and friend J.J. Chalmers.

“When I first met J.J, he was a shell of himself,” Harry said. “But then to see you shine through Invictus and to become like yourself again — that was the start of an amazing journey.”

Chalmers responded by saying that his life would be very different, were it not for Harry.

“The simple fact is, if Prince Harry had not created the Invictus Games I would not have had that catalyst moment that changed my life forever,” he said. “I wouldn’t be here without him.”

“You know that your vision going into the games was to take this cohort of individuals and send them off so that they could have an impact on society,” Chalmers added.

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