It may feel like time has flown by since Kate Middleton became the Duchess of Cambridge at her April 2011 wedding, but Prince William's wife has made every second count, welcoming heir Prince George and his sister Princess Charlotte and taking on an assortment of royal patronages.
These royal affiliations bring great value to charitable organizations, spotlighting their efforts on a global scale and helping the organizations to grow and achieve their goals. Fundraisers are also occasionally held at one of the royal palaces, which can increase the donations raised by the event.
From mental health to parenthood, Kate has taken on a number of patronages. Find out which causes are close to the duchess's heart and the special ways Britain's future queen making a difference.