Helping Haiti Heal Finale LiveStream Tomorrow, June 27, from 2 PM – 5 PM EST

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Jun 26, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

As readers will recall, a few months back Harry Potter fans and fans from communities across genre and medium came together to raise money for Partners in Health, a charitable organization working to bring aid and relief services to Haiti. Together, we raised $123,000 for Partners in Health- enough for five cargo plans loaded with relief supplies to be sent to the country. Tomorrow, June 27, we will come together once again to close out the effort and re-raffle the complete set of Harry Potter novels signed by author J. K. Rowling. The event will start at 2 PM EST tomorrow, June 28, and run until 5 PM EST via LiveStream here.
The organization which won the books in our original raffle, The Association of Electrical Contractors, donated the books back in order for us to raffle this one-of-a-kind prize for the benefit of AEC’s scholarship foundation and Kamp Kiwanis. In order to secure your chance at these books and donate to this cause, click here and purchase a raffle ticket now.

This LiveStream will feature Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frankie Franco from PotterCast; Andrew Sims and Ben Schoen from MuggleCast; Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood); Wizard Rockers; the Hogwarts Radio Crew; exclusive interviews Partners in Health creator Paul Farmer and their executive director Ophelia Dahl; and some more surprise guests.

The last plane, called Dumbledore, made its way to Haiti earlier in the week, and Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling sent her gratitude to the Harry Potter Alliance for this “awesome” effort. The note can be read via this link.
See you then!





18 Responses to Helping Haiti Heal Finale LiveStream Tomorrow, June 27, from 2 PM – 5 PM EST

Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: Yay! First one to comment!!!!!!!Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: It's great that they're helping the less fortunate, I mean who else will help the distressed humans than fellows humans like us ourselves, eh?Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: this has been a huge relief effort thanks to HPAvatar Imagenddulac says: Yay for the Harry Potter fandom for this awesome effort. Do we wrock or what?Avatar ImageGryffindor Cutie says: I think it's wonderful what the Harry Potter community did to come to the aid of Haiti. I'm so proud of everyone who did their part to help.Avatar ImageBuffyIsMyPatronus says: The HP fandom is so freaking awesome. So proud of us! :D Looking forward to the Livestream. :)Avatar Imagechanngalambeatrice says: It's so wonderful.Avatar Imagemagicmaniac says: awesome! that is so niceAvatar Imagelollifant says: Awesome!! So bad I'll miss the livestream, though, why is the class barbecue today? why? :p Anyway, I'll watch it afterwards, I'm curious about the surprise guests! Right now, I'll start to convince my dad in buying tickets!!Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: Wow that letter from JKR is so erm, cool. So now I'll have to stop describing everything as awesome lol The HPA rocks and, it really is awesome. Avatar ImageHPJOSIAHHP says: ILL BE THERE!!!!Avatar ImageHPJOSIAHHP says: ILL BE THERE!!!!Avatar ImageFresca says: This is great news. Well done everyone!Avatar ImageSmitch says: likes this. Avatar Imagejhangelgurl says: Blah I always miss everything. Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Good job everybody!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: That's very nice...Avatar Imagehewy says: Donating the books back was a truly charitable gesture. Way to go guys!

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