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J.K. Rowling-Autographed Copy of Half-Blood Prince Auctioned Online for Charity

Posted by: Melissa
October 25, 2006, 09:26 AM

A copy of the British adult edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is up for auction on eBay, with 100% of the funds raised going to benefit the Helen Ritson Trust Fund.

"The book has been autographed by J.K Rowling, and is accompanied by a letterContinued...

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Bid for J.K. Rowling's Bag

Posted by: sue
October 02, 2006, 02:19 PM

Back in August we first told you that author J.K. Rowling donated a purse to Handbag Heaven, a charity auction to be held this month. This black bag, which you can see in this photo of her at the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, is part of the event that is to be held on Friday OctoberContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe Contributes to Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2006, 11:51 AM

Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is among those contributing to a new charity auction to help in the effort against cancer. Dan autographed a book of poetry up for auction, with proceeds to benefit the Luke Neuhedel Foundation, which "is dedicated to improving the quality of life for childrenContinued...

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Daily Mail Notes J.K. Rowling's Spending

Posted by: sue
August 24, 2006, 07:40 PM

The Daily Mail has published a new profile on J.K. Rowling that details that upon which it says J.K. Rowling spends her money; it also details the generous nature of the Harry Potter author. The article highlights that while Jo has achieved impressive financial success from the books, she "has quietlyContinued...

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Two Fans Tell Story of Meeting with J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 12:34 PM

There are new stories in the press about two lucky fans who got to ask author J.K. Rowling some questions while she was in New York for the "Harry, Carrie, and Garp" charity readings at Radio City Music Hall.
The first story involves young Kyle Searcy of Destin, Florida who spent almostContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Donates Bag to Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
August 12, 2006, 09:00 AM

Author J.K.Rowling has donated a bag that she carried at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to a charity auction. The Scotsman reports that Jo donated a " small black Rodo purse." Other celebs contributing to the "Handbag Heaven" auction also include singersContinued...

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JKR, King and Irving are NYC's Hottest Ticket

Posted by: Melissa
July 29, 2006, 10:55 AM

Tickets for "An Evening With Harry, Carrie and Garp," the charity reading from JK Rowling, Stephen King and John Irving at Radio City Music Hall next week, are in high demand, with some seats selling for well over their face value. The event comprises two evenings of readings by the authors,Continued...

Davis

Followup: Warwick Davis Charity Auction Results

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2006, 08:45 AM

Previously we told you actor Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick) would be part of a charity auction that contained some Harry Potter items. The results of the auction are now in, with this very cool unique Quidditch World Cup Program from GoF that was autographed by Dan Radcliffe selling for £2,000Continued...

Grint

Rupert Grint Appears on BBC Sport Relief

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2006, 07:51 PM

TLC Reader Katy let us know that actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) appeared tonight as the mystery guest on the BBC "A Question of Sport" TV show which was part of a charity event, and "re-enacted a scene in a pool hall from The Colour Of Money." This program features a sport quiz format,Continued...

Phelps

Phelps Twins Tee Off

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2006, 09:54 AM

On Sunday, James and Oliver Phelps participated in Warren Clarke's "Open Doors" Celebrity Golf Day. This event raises funds and awareness for Sign, an organization that provides "supported living, advocacy, outreach and training activities for any deaf person in need of emotional support." Thanks toContinued...

Radcliffe

New Photos of Dan Radcliffe at Theatre Fundraiser

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2006, 03:38 PM

Update: The pics in our gallery are now hi-res, thakns to the awesome Mary Hamm.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe recently attended the Bush Theatre's Annual Summer Party, and thanks to TLC reader Patt, we now have some great photos from the event here in our galleries. Patt writes that Dan attended thisContinued...

Thewlis

New Photos of David Thewlis

Posted by: sue
July 07, 2006, 08:05 AM

Actor David Thewlis was a guest at the Prince's Trust Summer Ball last night in London, and we now have some new photos of him from this event in our galleries. The Prince's Trust Summer Ball in Berkeley Square is a charity gala where proceeds go to help " young people who have struggled at school, haveContinued...

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J.K.Rowling Receives Honorary Degree

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2006, 09:22 AM

Today, author J.K. Rowling received her honorary degree from the University of Aberdeen. Jo received her Doctorate of Laws from the University in honor of her continuing support of research in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. Upon receiving the award, JKR noted "I am thrilled... it is very exciting."Continued...

Potter "Prada" Prop Book Up for Auction

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2006, 10:40 AM

A prop relating to Harry Potter that was used in the film "The Devil Wears Prada" is included in a new charity auction on Ebay. In the film version of the hit book by Lauren Weisberger, an aide is sent on an absurd mission to find the yet-to-be-written latest Harry Potter book for her tyrannical boss,Continued...

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JKR Writes New Article on Children in Cages; Launches Fundraising Website

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 06:42 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has written an article highlighting new work facing the Children's High Level Group and the plight of children in Eastern European orphanages. Earlier this year, Jo became involved with the CHLG after being moved to action when reading about childrenContinued...