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Posted by: Melissa
August 01, 2010, 10:52 PM

Hey everyone: a quick reminder that the books that J.K. Rowling donated to the HP Alliance's "Helping Haiti Heal" effort are back up for a drawing, and you can win them! This time the proceeds will benefit the scholarship foundation set up by the Association of Electrical Contractors for New York City, and Kamp Kiwanis, a camp for underprivileged and ill children. A great cause, a great prize! One ticket is $40, or you can get three for $100. Go here to enter!

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33 Comments

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It felt like a lot of money, but I guess $40 going to a good charity is money well-spent. And if I win… that set of books is priceless! I want to buy tickets for my whole family but that’s going overboard.

Posted by Trillian on August 02, 2010, 12:41 PM report to moderator
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I don’t have $40 in my pocket

Posted by JulietBlack on August 02, 2010, 02:09 PM report to moderator
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That sounds great! I can’t enter but good luck to those that did!

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Purchased one ticket… Wish I could have contributed more…. But… Always but.

Hope the kids enjoy their camp… Money well spent. Well said Trillian.

Good luck to all.
OMT

Posted by OldMrToad on August 02, 2010, 03:22 PM report to moderator
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“There is currently no end-date for this drive; that will be announced in due course.” So, we dont know when the drawing will be yet?
I’d love these books. Very special set. Congrats to the AEC for NYC for winning, and for redonating!

Posted by heartless_wench on August 02, 2010, 03:23 PM report to moderator
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I just think its great that its giving back twice as much as it was intended. These books are a charity in themselves.

Posted by irishguy123 on August 02, 2010, 04:29 PM report to moderator
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314 Points

Seriously amazing.

And this is off topic but, does anyone know (I might just be failing to remember), has Jo’s website changed slightly? I feel like before, when you looked at the mysterious door, it showed today’s date and then you could open the door and see the family tree, and there simply was no Do Not Disturb sign anymore. Now it starts out in December, and you have to time-travel forward in time, and then you do get the Do Not Disturb sign. I could just be going crazy… maybe it’s always been like that… but if it hasn’t…??? I’d like to get some confirmation before I get too excited. :)

Posted by Libby on August 02, 2010, 05:07 PM report to moderator
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Luck to the ones who get the tickets; and kudos for such a great cause. :]

Posted by Noelle on August 02, 2010, 06:39 PM report to moderator
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1925 Points

I like these kind of charity events but i have no money :(

Posted by Parkinsonpansy on August 02, 2010, 06:52 PM report to moderator
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OMG I WISH I COULD!!!! but…im broke at the moment….from doing to much Potter stuff…my mom would kill me if i asked!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on August 02, 2010, 09:35 PM report to moderator
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I want a free harry potter book if i can have one!!!

Posted by Luv george weasley on August 04, 2010, 01:17 AM report to moderator
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Who like the WEASLEYS!!!

Posted by Luv george weasley on August 04, 2010, 01:18 AM report to moderator
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I am pretty sure Melissa’s father’s company won the books, and then re-donated them. Is that correct? That’s awesome!

Posted by Smitch on August 04, 2010, 07:15 AM report to moderator
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If there was some way to applaud the hp alliance online I would do it, so this is as close as I can get.

Posted by RavenclawGirl13 on August 04, 2010, 10:58 AM report to moderator
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Lord being broke just sucks. Best of luck to those who purchased tickets!!

Posted by hewy on August 08, 2010, 03:18 PM report to moderator
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