“Not only will this gift provide for our critical needs, it shines an international spotlight on violence against women and children, letting survivors know that they are not alone.”
The women and children inside were moved quickly and no one was injured, Norton said.
This women’s shelter is one of the charities Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle have supported since officially giving up royal duties.
Beyond the roof repairs, the money from the couple’s foundation will go toward the shelter’s immediate emergency response needs, the shelter said.
“In spite of the devastating winter storms here in Texas, our hearts have been warmed by the support and generosity of people from all 50 states and five foreign countries,” Langbein said in the statement.
Genesis has since reopened.