Meghan Markle's model friend Kelly McKee Zajfen pays tribute to her

Meghan Markle’s model friend Kelly McKee Zajfen pays tribute to ‘incredibly warm and open’ duchess for being an ‘incredible friend and mother’ who supported her after death of her nine-year-old son

  • A friend of Meghan Markle had thanked her for being ‘incredibly warm and open’
  • Meghan supported her friend after her young son tragically died last year 

A friend of Meghan Markle’s has thanked her for being an ‘incredible friend and mother’ in a new Instagram post.

Model Kelly McKee Zajfen shared the touching post ahead of mother’s day in the US tomorrow, following the tragic death of her young son last year.

Harry and Meghan donated $5,000 to a GoFundMe fundraiser in the names of their children Archie and Lilibet after the Zajfen family lost their nine-year-old son George.

The death was said to come as a complete shock after George was found unresponsive at home. 

Kelly is the co-founder of Alliance of Moms, an LA ‘community of philanthropists who support pregnant and parenting teens in LA’s foster care system.’ 

Model Kelly McKee Zajfen shared a warm posted thanking Meghan Markle for her friendship

Kelly posted the photo ahead of Mother’s Day in the US on Sunday, following the tragic death of her young son last year 

She also runs an eco-conscious children’s clothing brand.

Announcing her son’s heartbreaking passing in July, Kelly said she would keep going for the sake of George’s twin sister Lily who has a pacemaker fitted for a cardiac condition. 

Ahead of her first mother’s day is Kelly first since her son’s death, she posted a thank-you to Meghan online.

In a post on Instagram, she said: ‘As Mother’s Day approaches, I can’t help but think of my own of Motherhood.

‘I instantly think of you Meg. How incredibly nurturing and warm and open you are. What an incredible friend and mother. 

‘I’m truly in awe of you and I am so grateful you are part of my.

‘You are always the first to say yes and support those you love. You are a fierce advocate for those who are in need. 

‘Thank you for joining this year’s campaign to support LA’s expectant and parenting foster youth, which helps provide critical services, education, resources and advocacy so they can build a better future for themselves and their families.’

An Instagram post of Kelly with her nine-year-old son George who died suddenly last summer

The post was shared with a photo of Meghan and Kelly together wearing t-shirts which read ‘Community, motherhood.’ 

Kelly also called on her followers to join her Alliance of Moms campaign to support mothers.

It is not clear how long Meghan and Kelly have known one another, but Meghan’s ex-husband Trevor Engelson and his wife Tracy Kurland made a $1,000 donation to the fundraiser last year, suggesting 

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