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Reminder: Jingle Spells 4 Submissions due TODAY!

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2010, 06:27 AM

Quick reminder to all of you wizard rockers: TODAY is the last day to get in an entry to our The Great Jingle Spells Contest - read the rules here, remember to send your file to jingles@leakynews.com and that it must be in WAV or AIFF format. We've gotten a bunch of amazing entries so far and can'tContinued...

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Singing Our Song at Hogwarts: Potter Puppet Pals to Perform at LeakyCon

Posted by: Melissa
October 07, 2010, 01:24 PM

 
 
We are thrilled to officially announce that The Potter Puppet Pals, the most successful Harry Potter related YouTube act of all time, will be joining us at LeakyCon 2011, Leaky's charity conference that will take place in Orlando, Florida, the weekend ofContinued...

Charity

The Harry Potter Alliance's Five Year Anniversary Blow Out

Posted by: Rosi
October 05, 2010, 09:19 PM

Our wonderful friends at the Harry Potter Alliance are celebrating their five year anniversary with a party on 10/10/10 from 5pm to 9pm! The all ages event will be held at The Centre for Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA and will include performances from Harry and the Potters, the WhompingContinued...

Charity

The Great Jingle Spells Contest

Posted by: Melissa
October 01, 2010, 06:28 AM

Every year, Leaky produces an album of wizard rock Christmas music, the profits of which benefit charity. We have raised more than $50,000 with this effort so far. This year is our fourth charity wizard rock compilation, Jingle Spells 4. And this year, we are opening things up a bit.

In the past the album has beenContinued...

Charity

Win a Set of Signed J.K. Rowling Books!

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 KampContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2011 Registration is Now Open!

Posted by: Melissa
July 19, 2010, 09:29 PM

At long last, registration for LeakyCon 2011 is open!

For those unfamiliar, LeakyCon is The Leaky Cauldron's charity conference, a sequel to our 2009 event. This will take place July 13-17, 2011, on the same weekend as the opening of the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part IIContinued...

Charity

Harry Potter Alliance Wins $250,000 in the Chase Community Giving Challenge

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2010, 01:05 PM

Unbelievable news today. THANKS TO YOU the Harry Potter Alliance has won $250,000 in the Chase Community Giving Challenge.

"This is the only time I have no quotes," said Andrew Slack, head of the organization. Slack is known for having a quote for anything at any given time.

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One Day Left to Help the HPA go FTW!

Posted by: Melissa
July 12, 2010, 04:36 AM

There is just one day left in the Chase Community Giving Challenge, where the HP Alliance stands a chance at winning $250,000 to help change the world! VOTE HERE! It takes ten seconds, and another five to tell all your friends.

All MyLeaky users who do this (and send an Owl to MelissaTLC) will get one THOUSANDContinued...

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HPA For the Win - Take Five Minutes to Help the HP Alliance Change the World

Posted by: Melissa
July 06, 2010, 12:27 AM

Our friends at the Harry Potter Alliance are currently closing in on the lead for the Chase Community Giving Challenge, an effort which allows people from around the world to help allocate $5 million to hundreds of thousands of charities around the country. The HPA is in the running for theContinued...

Charity

Helping Haiti Heal Finale LiveStream Tomorrow, June 27, from 2 PM - 5 PM EST

Posted by: Edward
June 26, 2010, 08:16 PM

As readers will recall, a few months back Harry Potter fans and fans from communities across genre and medium came together to raise money for Partners in Health, a charitable organization working to bring aid and relief services to Haiti.  Together, we raised $123,000 forContinued...

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Lunch With OotP Screenwriter Michael Goldenberg Up for Inside Out Community Arts Charity Auction

Posted by: Edward
June 26, 2010, 03:52 PM

Inside Out Community Arts, a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to "providing confidence and inspiration to make a positive difference in communities worldwide through visual and performing arts workshops, performances and festivals,"Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos Today With Newly Launched iPhone App

Posted by: Rosi
June 01, 2010, 04:39 PM

Lumos, the charity founded by J.K. Rowling formerly known as the Children's High Level Group, has launched an iPhone app as part of their Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos campaign. As today is International Children's Day, supporters are invited to light a virtual birthdayContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Light a Birthday Candle Charity Campaign for International Children's Day

Posted by: Edward
May 13, 2010, 01:35 PM

Lumos, the charitable organization co-founded by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, has organized a campaign to launch on June 1st, International Children’s Day, in support of the countless disadvantaged children living in institutions across Europe unable to celebrate their birthdays.Continued...

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Helping Haiti Heal Gift Draw Tonight at 7:30pm EST

Posted by: Edward
March 09, 2010, 04:19 PM

Tonight, at 7:30pm EST, the recipients of the hundreds of thank you gifts for donating to Helping Haiti Heal will be drawn on the SayAHA LiveStream channel.  The gift recipiants will be chosen randomly for each of the over one hundred different gifts donated as part of Helping Haiti Heal.Continued...

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Harry Lands in Haiti; 16,000 Pounds of Relief Supplies Delivered to Haitian People

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 10:44 PM

As readers will recall, the Helping Haiti Heal drive raised a grand total of $123,754.41 for Partners in Health, which made it possible for three cargo planes-- Harry, Ron, and Hermione-- filled with tons of relief supplies to be flown to Haiti.  Recently,Continued...