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Newsweek Feature on the HPA and Quest to Change World Through Charity

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 09:17 PM

It is no secret that Harry Potter fans are dedicated, giving caring people. Newsweek has a new profile online tonight of one bright example of a Harry Potter fan: Andrew Slack of the Harry Potter Alliance. In a piece titled "How Crazy are Harry Potter Fans," the piece focusesContinued...

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More on JK Rowling Contribution to Kids' Night In Three Book for Charity

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2009, 09:26 AM

Previously we told of you comments made by author Jessica Adams on her website regarding a contribution from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling  to Kids' Night In Three, a compilation book edited by Adams for charity. The earlier remarks read: "Also on the charity bookContinued...


The HPA Asks What Would Dumbledore Do?

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 06:13 PM

As we draw so near to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and the events involving the great Albus Dumbledore, the Harry Potter Alliance has now launched the "What Would Dumbledore Do" campaign as a way for fans to come together in the the spirit of the great Headmaster of Hogwarts.


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JK Rowling Contributes to New Kids' Night In Three Book for Charity Due Out in October

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2009, 12:47 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has contributed a new piece to a book for charity that will be out in October of this year. As noted on the official website of author Jessica Adams, Jo has donated a piece that will be included in  the new Kids' Night In Three. JessicaContinued...


Photo of Trio in Recent Empire Magazine Up for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
May 17, 2009, 12:38 AM

The official website of actress Emma Watson has been updated with the news that the newest photo of the Trio seen in Empire Magazine will be part of a charity auction.  The photo is part of a display featuring many of the photos taken for the special anniversary edition of EmpireContinued...

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JK Rowling Continues Support for MS and other Charities

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2009, 09:15 AM

Scores of readers have emailed regarding new charity efforts from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.

First Jo is lending her support to a young man from Glasgow, Scotland who is trying to raise awareness of the importance of Vitamin D in the battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Scottish TV letContinued...


PotterCast 193: Mount Pellegrino!

Posted by: Edward
April 30, 2009, 01:20 AM

The 193rd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your audible enjoyment.  This week, Sue starts off the show with a round up of the latest HP news including: Cherrybomb being screened as part of the Cannes Film Festival, Emma Watson on DH filming, new Half-Blood Prince photos, agingContinued...


Live HPA Alliance Meeting Tonight with Evanna Lynch and More

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2009, 01:03 PM

Attention members of Dumbledore's Army: The Harry Potter Alliance will be holding a live meeting on Ustream tonight at 8pm ET to celebrate the astonishing success of the recent Accio Book drive. Joining the call will be Winning Head of House, Ravenclaw's own Evanna Lynch (Luna LovegoodContinued...

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Statement from J.K. Rowling Regarding Resignation from MS Society Scotland

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 06:11 PM

An update now regarding the story from earlier today, involving Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling and her resignation as Patron of MS Society Scotland, the charity she has long and very publicly supported on her website, in her many charitable contributions, and gala fund raisingContinued...

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JK Rowling Steps Down from MS Society Scotland?

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 05:08 PM

There is a new report tonight stating J.K. Rowling has resigned her role as Patron of MS Society Scotland, an organization she has long supported. The Press Association is reporting tonight that JKR is stepping aside from her involvement in the charity due to internal conflicts, and has this quote from theContinued...


Members of Harry Potter Cast to Appear on BBC Red Nose Day Event?

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2009, 05:15 PM

This week, the BBC will be airing their annual comedy special as part of the Red Nose Day charity event in the UK this Friday, and may possibly include cast members from the Harry Potter films. On the program listing for the event, a description reads as follows: "David Tennant andContinued...


EP Club 2009 Now Available!

Posted by: Melissa
March 04, 2009, 11:57 PM

Now in its third outstanding year, the Wizard Rock EP of the Month Club is here! In its first two subscriptions, the club has raised nearly $30,000 for charity by releasing 24 CDs. This year will bring another crop of awesome fundraising for great causes, and features EPs by:

Harry and the Potters
the Whomping Willows


Harry Potter Books at Auction: First Edition Philosopher's Stone Selling at Record Prices

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2009, 09:33 AM

Several pieces of news today regarding Harry Potter books up for auction. First thanks to Heritage Auction for letting us know about a first edition Bloomsbury copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Sorcerer's Stone) they have for auction. HeritageContinued...


A Kiss from Bellatrix...and Lucius, and Professor Slughorn too!

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 10:09 AM

Kiss Kiss, win a kiss from Bellatrix...well of sorts! Several actors from the Harry Potter films have donated their kisses for a charity auction. MediCinema is holding their Healed with a Kiss auction, which will be held in London sometime in April. The collection features lip printsContinued...

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Trio Watch: Watson, Grint and Radcliffe Updates

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2009, 09:53 AM

A few updates today regarding work done outside the Harry Potter films by the trio of Emma Watson (Hermione), Rupert Grint (Ron) and Dan Radcliffe (Harry).

First as a follow to what we first told you last month: The dinner plate that Emma Watson designed for charity is now up for auction. Bidding isContinued...