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Join Leaky's Drive During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by: Melissa
October 08, 2009, 02:47 PM

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Harry Potter fans are no strangers to this terrible disease. Just this week Dame Maggie Smith, the actress who plays Minerva McGonagall, discussed how her life has been affected: "It takes the wind out of your sails," she said, land noted her treatment had made her feel very ill.

This month Leaky is partnering with BeMitt, a breast cancer detection device, to help raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The BeMitt helps increase the likelihood of detecting a lump early. If you go to this link and order, the BeMitt corporation will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

In addition BeMitt is also giving participating sites $1 per order made through them: all this money will also be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, so if you are thinking about purchasing one please do so at this link (or if that link isn't working use this phrase: "Help @leaky and BeMitt raise money for breast cancer research! RT to spread the word!")

Remember, go to to help us raise money for this worthy cause!

You can also reweet this article by clicking here to help us spread the word!

Also, Leaky will pledge one special edition of Deathly Hallows to a randomly selected re-tweeter of this article. Be sure to use the wording indicated by the link above! We will inform the winner via Twitter.

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16832 Points

Yes it does!!!!

Posted by gingersnape on October 09, 2009, 06:26 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

A very worthy cause indeed!

Posted by Won_Two on October 09, 2009, 06:53 AM report to moderator
385 Points

i definitely support breast cancer awareness. So many wonderful people have been taken away from us because of it :(

Posted by MiliMalfoy [FTC!] on October 09, 2009, 07:10 AM report to moderator
306 Points

Having technical difficulties. Just bought the BeMitt about 5 minutes ago…now want to repost the tweet and the link isn’t working!

Posted by stenojoz on October 09, 2009, 07:15 AM report to moderator
1420 Points

it sounds grate

Posted by alicia00 on October 09, 2009, 07:28 AM report to moderator
666 Points

my mom had breast cancer, she’s over it now but I still like to show support. This is why I love the Leaky Cauldron. It’s not just about Harry Potter, it’s also about life.

Posted by on October 09, 2009, 07:51 AM report to moderator
3455 Points

For Dame Maggie Smith everyone, at least do it for her!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on October 09, 2009, 08:12 AM report to moderator
3048 Points

This is a wonderful cause! I hope they are able to raise plenty of money.

Posted by Kirk on October 09, 2009, 08:31 AM report to moderator
2525 Points

Thats great!!

Posted by The Nerd on October 09, 2009, 08:44 AM report to moderator
407 Points

SUPPORT !!! :)

Posted by flowerchild on October 09, 2009, 08:45 AM report to moderator
1549 Points

I would LOVE to donate to the cause, but i can’t…:((

Leaky is amazing it helps all the causes and looks at everything…from hp to this cause to wizard is all countless. :)

I would like to share my prayers to all the affected ones of this disease, including maggie smith.

Posted by vampressISap0tter *ROAR* on October 09, 2009, 09:40 AM report to moderator
2224 Points

This is great! A wonderful cause!!!

Posted by on October 09, 2009, 12:26 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

That is a terrific cause! Great job Leaky!!!! :)

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on October 09, 2009, 01:06 PM report to moderator
1535 Points

Leaky isn’t just all about HP, it’s also for helping; and I am so grateful that I joined. I’ll check it out. :)

Posted by ginevrapotter07 on October 09, 2009, 01:18 PM report to moderator
6690 Points

re-tweeted…will be donating now!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on October 09, 2009, 02:15 PM report to moderator
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