Support Lumos and Light a Birthday Candle for on International Children’s Day

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May 20, 2011

Posted by EdwardTLC

Lumos, the charity started by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling supporting disadvantaged and institutionalised care in Eastern and Central Europe, has launched a campaign for International Children’s Day on June 1st to Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos. According to the press release, “the campaign will help to raise vital funds and awareness for the one million children in institutionalised care in Eastern and Central Europe, many of whom are unable to celebrate their own birthdays.” To purchase a virtual candle for this campaign, visit the official site here.
The release continues:

Lumos is encouraging everyone, including families, teachers and community groups, and employees in the workplace, to host their own cake and candle-themed fundraising events, from Tea & Cake parties for friends, family and children to Bake & Take events at work.

Celebrity chefs who have donated inspirational tea party recipes to the 2011 campaign include BBC2 Something for the Weekend’s Simon Rimmer, renowned Kiwi restaurateur, Peter Gordon, actress and cake shop proprietor, Jane Asher and top TV chef Gary Rhodes.

A number of celebrities and TV chefs are joining Ms Rowling and the Lumos campaign, including BBC2′s Simon Rimmer, Peter Gordon, Jane Asher and Gary Rhodes.
To find out more about the Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos please check out the official site, follow them on Twitter (@Lumos) or here on Facebook.





11 Responses to Support Lumos and Light a Birthday Candle for on International Children’s Day

Avatar Imagehermy007 says: this is a great cause and it should be supportedas much as possible. yay lumos. :D Avatar ImageAbbyWeasley says: This is a great cause!Avatar ImageLivi22 says: Such a great cause, it always make you proud to be a Potter fan when you here about things like this which technically the series and especially its author has brought about.Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: Such a wonderful cause.Avatar ImageMariaKeis says: A cause worth supporting !!Avatar Imagealexweasley12 says: great idea! yes being a harry potter fan really does make easeir to hear about thses things ! <|:DAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: An excellent cause...Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Very good cause!!Avatar ImageLoki328 says: Great cause. :) Avatar ImageMiss.Weasley says: An amazing 'cause and effort, well done! I recently made a website for a school project and it's goal is to raise awareness of the many problems kids and teens are facing...there are currently about 21 links posted on my website, links to charities that can help, and LUMOS is the first on my list! Avatar ImageJadaPice says: Children's Day is celebrated on various days in many places around the world, in particular to honor children. The values and disciplines learned as a child are responsible for the kind of adulthood one has and this can't be found on any store with your money or installment loans to pay. Thus childhood is special and should be celebrated. Children's Day is to remind all young and adults about children's right to enjoy their childhood without any boundaries and to be educated adult in the future. Children's Day is to revise the right methods of raising children.

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