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A Note from J.K. Rowling on "Helping Haiti Heal"

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Melissa
February 05, 2010, 11:10 AM

As of today, the Helping Haiti Heal effort has raised nearly $97,000. If we get to $105,000, Partners in Health will name the three full cargo planes (full of medical supplies and other desperately needed equipment) that we have funded after three wizards we know well: Harry, Ron, and Hermione. The trio will fly into Haiti to help.

We are very close to that goal. We still need your help to do it. But today, J.K. Rowling, hearing about all your AMAZING work so far, has passed along a message and specifically asked we share it here:

To everyone who has helped raise such an incredible amount for the earthquake survivors in Haiti: THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. 

Like many others, I made a personal donation to the DEC shortly after the earthquake happened; but never did I expect such an amazing response from all of you.  You cannot imagine how awed, moved and humbled I am to know that planes named Harry, Ron and Hermione are going to be flying off to help.  I did not need this to remind me how extraordinary Harry’s fans are, but you keep giving me proofs. THANK YOU! - Jo

Remember, you can still enter to win a full set of signed Harry Potter books and many more awesome prizes - AND 100% of your donation will go toward relief - by visiting this page.  Also stay tuned for more announcements soon. If you can't donate, tell someone who can. If you know someone who might want to take part but might not know about the effort, e-mail them right now. Tell your local news outlet. Tweet. We can get there with your help! Help send the trio to Haiti!

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6352 Points

I didn’t think it was possible for me to love JKR anymore than I already did. She simply ROCKS!

Posted by KB Prez [ROAR!] on February 06, 2010, 03:21 AM report to moderator
53 Points

We’re so close! I know we can do it!

Posted by Maggie on February 06, 2010, 03:22 AM report to moderator
878 Points

How could you not love JK.

Posted by Celtise [TTW] on February 06, 2010, 03:22 AM report to moderator
878 Points

How could you not love JK.

Posted by Celtise [TTW] on February 06, 2010, 03:22 AM report to moderator
1599 Points

awww! thats so adorable! how amazing is jkr?? PRETTY AMAZING.

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on February 06, 2010, 03:24 AM report to moderator
141 Points

Oh my God it is so awesome that she is keeping up with Helping Haiti.

Posted by minishiva on February 06, 2010, 03:27 AM report to moderator

You guys are incredible for doing this!! Keep it up!

God bless you

Posted by nienor on February 06, 2010, 03:39 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

JKR is awesome. Like has been said it’s so cool that she’s continuing to keep up with HHH :)

Posted by Moose_Starr on February 06, 2010, 03:49 AM report to moderator
1812 Points

wow i love Jo so much!! she’s so awesome!!

Posted by Freya-Storm on February 06, 2010, 04:00 AM report to moderator
305 Points

Jo is amazing!!

Posted by weasleygirl101(ROAR) on February 06, 2010, 04:15 AM report to moderator
190 Points

We love you Jo!! Without you we wouldn’t be doing this…

Posted by lollifant on February 06, 2010, 04:18 AM report to moderator
1830 Points

Oh, I really, really hope we can get the last $8,000! If we only get two planes, what would they be called?

Posted by nellythemarrow on February 06, 2010, 04:37 AM report to moderator
312 Points

Is there going to be another show? If there is, we’ll definitely make it!

Posted by Lucida on February 06, 2010, 04:46 AM report to moderator
3940 Points

it’s so great to see how the fans who are able to contribute have done so. and then to hear from Jo that us HP fans keep giving her proof that we truly love her and this wizardry world SHE created…………….it’s a virtual HUG

Posted by just another weasley ROAR,OoM2GS on February 06, 2010, 04:55 AM report to moderator
4906 Points


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