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J.K. Rowling receives the 2013 Beacon Award for Philanthropy

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Posted by: Catherine
February 12, 2013, 07:24 PM

J.K. Rowling has been rewarded for her excellence in philanthropy and charity work. J.K. Rowling's personal website posted that she received the Beacon Award for Targeted Philanthropy on February 6, 2013. jkrowling.com said: 

On 6 February 2013 J.K. Rowling was awarded The Beacon Award for Targeted Philanthropy.

The Beacon Awards celebrate giving by individuals whose philanthropy has achieved an impact that needs to be more widely shared. Their aim is to provide inspiration to improve and strengthen the culture of individual giving in the UK, resulting in more effective philanthropy. By showcasing exceptional examples of philanthropy they hope to encourage others to give. 

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4 Comments

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937 Points

Isn’t she simply amazing?

Posted by PollyC on February 12, 2013, 09:05 PM report to moderator
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408 Points

Go JK!

Posted by Mad But Happy on February 12, 2013, 11:51 PM report to moderator
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899 Points

Now this is an award to treasure! Jo, we are so proud of you.

Posted by Graymayne on February 13, 2013, 04:11 AM report to moderator
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80254 Points

Just love ya Jo!

Posted by Won_Two on February 17, 2013, 03:08 PM report to moderator
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