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Dan Radcliffe 17th Birthday Fundraisers

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2006, 09:13 AM

Recently, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) wrote to fans asking that in lieu of gifts for his upcoming 17th birthday, donations be made in support of his favorite charity, Demelza House. As such, both DanRadcliffe.co.uk, and DanRadcliffe.com have now both launched their annual birthday charity fundraisers.Continued...

Gambon

Autographed Gambon, Fry Photos Being Auctioned for Charity

Posted by: Melissa
May 23, 2006, 09:43 AM

Michael Gambon has donated a signed photograph of himself, in full Dumbledore regalia, to a charity auction on eBay. Among the other signed photos in this auction is one of Stephen Fry, narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks, in his "V for Vendetta" costume. Funds raisedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Special Auction for Tickets to JKR New York Reading

Posted by: sue
May 18, 2006, 06:44 PM

Last week when we told you that Jo was coming to New York City to take part in a charity reading, it was announced that there was going to be an special auction for tickets to this event. The auction for these tickets has now begun, and Bloomberg.com is reporting that the prices are already upContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Press Conference with JKR in New York August 1

Posted by: sue
May 16, 2006, 07:13 AM

As part of the "Evening with Harry, Carrie, and Garp" event, author J.K.Rowling, along with Stephen King and John Irving, will hold a press conference Tuesday, August 1 at 10am at Radio City Music Hall. Later that night, the authors will hold their special charity reading. TLC will provideContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Loves Libraries

Posted by: sue
May 15, 2006, 04:24 PM

Authors J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie, and Philip Pullman are among those who are lending their support to the "Love Libraries" campaign. Part of an effort in the UK to help "galvanize support for public libraries and combat their growing image problem," the "Love Libraries" campaign hasContinued...

Rickman

Alan Rickman Signed Hat for Charity Auction Now Online

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2006, 06:26 PM

A few weeks ago we first told you that several actors from the Harry Potter films had contributed hats for a charity auction. The autographed hat and photograph from actor Alan Rickman (Snape) for this auction is now online, which you can see here. Bidding for this ends May 21. All proceedsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

More JKR Reading Ticket Info; Age Requirement for Children

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2006, 09:55 AM

We have some additional important information about the tickets for the upcoming JKR, Stephen King, and John Irving charity reading event in August. If you are considering taking your children to this event, according to the event FAQ, they "must be 8 years of age or older, no exceptions."Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Possible Web Broadcast of JKR Charity Reading

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2006, 04:37 PM

There is a possibility that the upcoming charity reading by authors J.K.Rowling, Stephen King, and John Irving may be broadcast on the web. On Stephen King's official message board today, the question about a possible broadcast on the web for those who could not obtain tickets nor attend the eventContinued...

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates Site with US Visit Info; Public Reading Ticket Info

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2006, 07:10 AM

J.K. Rowling has updated her website with more on her upcoming visit to the US, which will include a charity reading, her first here in the States since 2000. Jo will be reading in public, along with authors Stephen King and John Irving at Radio City Music Hall in New YorkContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Coming to New York in August; will give Charity Reading

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2006, 07:18 PM

Note: We CANNOT get you tickets and do not yet know HOW to get tickets - there isn't even a set date yet, so please stop emailing. As soon as we know you'll know! :)
The great news keeps on coming today. The New York Times is now reporting that our favorite author will beContinued...

Charity

Hats Off for Potter Actors

Posted by: sue
April 20, 2006, 09:04 AM

Several actors from the Harry Potter films have donated their hats for a "Celebrity Mad Hatter" Charity auction. Actors Alan Rickman (Prof. Snape), Dame Maggie Smith (Prof. McGonagall), and Emma Thompson (Prof. Trelawney) are among the celebrities who have donated their hats for this auction due to begin onContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Donates to MS Research Center

Posted by: sue
April 20, 2006, 08:21 AM

In what was described as "major cash donation", author J.K. Rowling has offered her support to help fund a new Multiple Sclerosis research center in Edinburgh. Jo, who is a patron of MS Society Scotland, has long been interested and involved in the fight against this disease which claimed theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Followup: JKR Painted Egg Raises £2600 for Charity

Posted by: sue
March 31, 2006, 12:12 PM

Last week we told you that Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling had donated a special ceramic egg that she painted as part of a fundraising effort for the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland. This egg was sold for £2600 ($4,518) at a special charity auction and dinner. The Edinburgh EveningContinued...

Charity

Cast-Signed Copy of GoF Auctioned for £2100

Posted by: Melissa
March 22, 2006, 01:38 PM

Previously, we told you about a rare copy of the book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, signed by the cast of the Harry Potter film, that was being auctioned online by the UK's National Literacy Trust. The Evening Times reports today that the book has been sold for £2100. ProceedsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling Donates Painted Egg for Charity

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2006, 07:56 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated a ceramic egg as part of a fundraiser for charity. This egg, which was painted by Jo, is among many items to be part of an auction with proceeds to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland. Others who contributed to this auction include actor Ewan McGregorContinued...