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Hands On for Charity with JK Rowling and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
August 28, 2009, 06:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is lending a hand for charity, or her hand print more accurately. Jo and actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) are part of over 100 celebrities who have donated specially designed hand prints for a charity auction to help this toddler who lost her hands and toes due to complications from Meningitis. As seen here in our galleries, in true wonderful magical form, Jo drew her fingers with a bit of Harry Potter style: her thumb as a snake (Nagini?), and her fingers represented by Harry, Hedwig, a Dragon or a Unicorn and the Snitch; just marvelous! You can also see Robbie Coltrane's green painted handprint here.

The Northern Echo reports that these prints will be on exhibit next Saturday before going up for auction on September 5th, with tickets at "£65 a person, which includes a champagne reception, three-course dinner and a range of entertainment, including X Factor finalists Badlashes." For more information on the charity and the auction, please click here.

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Certainly a worthy cause – hope the auction is a great success!

Posted by Jillxoxo on August 28, 2009, 10:16 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

That is so cool! For such a great cause too. :)

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on August 28, 2009, 10:29 PM report to moderator
2573 Points

Contiued awesome news about our awesome JKR

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on August 28, 2009, 10:45 PM report to moderator
23113 Points

Very cool and such a great cause!

Posted by oldenoughtoknowbetter♎ROAR♎OoM1, CW on August 28, 2009, 10:52 PM report to moderator
16258 Points

Cool!! id love to have one or both of them!

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on August 28, 2009, 11:04 PM report to moderator
2661 Points

That is really nice of them. I would love to have that drawing of her hand!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on August 28, 2009, 11:11 PM report to moderator
134 Points

She’s always so invested in all this worthy causes.. kudos!
and great drawings by the way

Posted by silviaelisa22 on August 28, 2009, 11:38 PM report to moderator
134 Points

She’s always so invested in all this worthy causes.. kudos!
and great drawings by the way

Posted by silviaelisa22 on August 28, 2009, 11:41 PM report to moderator
1965 Points

What a deserving cause. It’s awesome that Robbie and Jo are doing what they are for it!

Posted by NymphadoraMae on August 29, 2009, 03:01 AM report to moderator
362 Points

i think its a really good thing of them to do and i feel bad for the girl

Posted by lexuslovesweasleys on August 29, 2009, 03:18 AM report to moderator
187 Points

It’s so nice of Jo and Robbie to be doing this and I love the drawings.
I read Tilly’s story on the site.. I can’t imagine not having my hands and feet.. Tilly looks really cute :).

Posted by evannaa on August 29, 2009, 04:25 AM report to moderator
272 Points

wow thats great, harry potter and JK Rowling continue to make a difference in the world. Such a great cause.

Posted by TheGriff [ROAR!] on August 29, 2009, 04:37 AM report to moderator
4024 Points

WOW! That is so cool. I love that Jo and Robbie do these sort of things for such worthy causes.

And Jo’s hand looks awesome, with all them amazing little doodles! :D

3121 Points

this is awesome. love Jo’s hand.
Have always loved Hagrid

Posted by DobbyWinkyKreacher on August 29, 2009, 06:57 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Jo’s hand so nice

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on August 29, 2009, 07:55 AM report to moderator
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