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Potter Fans for Katrina Update

Posted by: Melissa
September 06, 2005, 01:03 PM

Wow. Our "Potter Fans for Katrina Victims" drive has been up a mere couple of hours and the donations are already swelling past $1,000. You all are incredible. That's all.
For info on how to get involved, see this post. Our first list of participants will be posted shortly.

Note: Thank you for your concern,Continued...

Potter Fans for Katrina Victims

Posted by: Melissa
September 06, 2005, 12:35 AM

ribbon_blk.gifWe've been watching the mounting devastation Hurricane Katrina wreaked on the Gulf Coast here for a few weeks now, and we don't feel as if that's enough. We want to help, and feel as though our readers do, too.

We're happy to announce that we've joined up with MuggleNet for the "Potter FansContinued...

Charity

Dan Radcliffe Birthday Fundraiser for Charity

Posted by: sue
July 02, 2005, 07:05 PM


DanRadcliffe.com and DanRadcliffe.co.uk are joining together once again to hold their annual fundraiser for the Demelza House Children's Hospice in honor of actor Daniel Radcliffe's birthday. As this will be his 16th birthday, the Harry Potter actor has said he would really appreciate a donationContinued...

Charity

Fans 'Band' Together to Honor Friend, Support Creativity

Posted by: Melissa
June 23, 2005, 11:25 AM

fabracelets.jpgFictionAlley.org, the largest online archive of HP fanfiction, is holding a fundraiser to endow a scholarship fund for one of their former members, a teenaged writer who died of leukemia earlier this year.
The site is selling wristbands (similar to the popular, yellow, Lance Armstrong variety)Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling helps Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2005, 09:11 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is lending her support for a Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser in England. The author donated a signed copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for auction at a charity fundraiser to support the Swindon Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis. The fundraiser takesContinued...

Goblet of Fire Raffle Postponed

Posted by: Melissa
March 31, 2005, 10:13 PM

The raffle for the signed Goblet of Fire has been temporarily postponed because details are taking a little longer to work out than is preferable, and the organization wants to be sure it's done right. Tickets were due to go on sale today; check here for more details in the future.

J.K. Rowling

JKR and the Ballad of Nearly Headless Nick

Posted by: sue
March 12, 2005, 10:02 AM

"It was a mistake any wizard could make

Who was tired and caught on the hop

One piffling error, and then, to my terror,

I found myself facing the chop.

- excerpt from the Ballad of Nearly Headless Nick by JKRowling
Do you know the Ballad of Nearly Headless Nick? As stated on her website where you canContinued...

Grint

Rupert in Bogie Final

Posted by: Melissa
March 11, 2005, 02:33 PM

As part of Red Nose Day in the UK, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is running around shouting "bogies!" as loud as he can. We are so proud. :)
Rupert took part in the special Pro Celeb Bogies event to raise money for Comic Relief, winning a semifinal on Monday, and is competing right now (Red Nose Night in the UK) inContinued...

Charity

Signed Goblet of Fire Sweepstakes to Benefit Children's Camp

Posted by: Melissa
March 07, 2005, 09:42 PM

In
August, the New York division of Kiwanis International, an international service
organization devoted to aiding children around the world, will raffle off a
one-of-a-kind American-edition Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
book signed by 27 members of Harry Potter and the GobletContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Bloomsbury.com Updates

Posted by: sue
March 03, 2005, 06:47 PM

Bloomsbury.com has been updated now with a new poster for download that reminds us to set our alarms for the Half-Blood Prince release. A change has also been made to their countdown calendar with a special mark on March 11th, which is RED NOSE DAY. In conjunction with that day, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) will be performingContinued...

Charity

HP Cast Donates to Help in Tsunami Relief

Posted by: sue
February 24, 2005, 06:49 AM

Members of the Harry Potter cast are opening their closets and donating clothing for a charity fundraiser to help in Tsunami disaster relief efforts. Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has contributed this autographed Harry Potter Crew T-shirt from the Philosopher's Stone film to be auctioned offContinued...

Smith

Maggie Smith News

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2005, 10:54 AM

Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) will be lending her acting skills to help raise money for the victims of the tsunami disaster. Dame Maggie Smith will join Dames Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Helen Mirren, Eileen Atkins and Diana Rigg, along with Sir Antony Sher for an evening of music, drama, and comedy in a charity eventContinued...

HP Cast

Potter Actors to Help Raise Funds for Tsunami Relief

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2005, 11:05 AM

Two actors from the Harry Potter films are taking place in a event to help raise money for the victims of the Tsunami disaster. Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) and Dawn French (The Fat Lady) are performing in Comic Aid, a night of stand-up comedy, on February 22nd at the Hammersmith Apollo inContinued...

Leaky

2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
Potter
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

Aid and Thoughts for Those Lost in South Asia

Posted by: Melissa
December 27, 2004, 10:32 PM

We've watched the news of the devastating South Asian tsunamis with mounting horror and know that you have, too. We know our readers in that region are few, but pray that they are all safe and sound. Our prayers are with the victims and their families.
For a time TLC's pages will host linksContinued...