“I was 11 when I first visited a homeless shelter with my mother, who in her own inimitable style was determined to shine a light on an overlooked, misunderstood problem,” William wrote in the magazine's latest issue dated Monday.
“While I may seem like one of the most unlikely advocates for this cause, I have always believed in using my platform to help tell those stories and to bring attention and action to those who are struggling,” William wrote.
“I commit to continue doing what I can to shine a spotlight on this solvable issue not just today, but in the months and years to come.”
— Additional reporting by Reuters
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