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J.K. Rowling Hosts Charity Ball Fundraiser; Raises £200,000 for MS

Posted by: sue
March 17, 2006, 05:41 PM

Update: See hi-res images of JKR and her husband at this event in our gallery!
Previously we told you that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling would be hosting a gala ball as a fundraiser for charity. The ball was held tonight at Stirling Castle in Scotland, and you can now see someContinued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Film Actors Sign GoF Book for Charity

Posted by: sue
March 13, 2006, 07:36 AM

Many cast members from the Harry Potter films have autographed a copy of one of the books which is to be auctioned off in support of the National Literacy Trust. This book will be auctioned off on Ebay starting tomorrow, March 14th. This special edition copy of the Harry Potter and the GobletContinued...

Isaacs

Jason Isaacs Donates Signed Shirt for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2006, 08:30 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) has donated an autographed shirt for auction, with proceeds going toward charity. This auction is part of Clothes Off Our Back, which features many famous celebrity donations from events such as the Oscars and the Golden Globe awards. Jason donated this shirtContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Donation Helps Charity Fashion Show

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2006, 12:10 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has contributed to the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show to help raise funds for the Swaziland Charitable Trust and Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres. This fashion show raised some £100,000 for charity, with proceeds going towards a new library, and a newContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe Buys Black Family Tree in Book Aid Auction

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2006, 09:03 AM

Actor Daniel Radcliffe is the lucky winner of the Black Family Tree which Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling had donated for auction to benefit Book Aid International. The item went for about £30,000 - accounting for almost half of all the money raised for the auction to benefeitContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Full "House of Black" Family Tree from JKR on Display Tonight

Posted by: sue
February 20, 2006, 04:50 PM

As we have been telling you for the past couple of weeks now, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated a special piece of work for a charity auction to benefit Book Aid International. A preview of these items was held tonight in London, and included the full rendition of Jo's"Continued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR to Host Charity Ball at Stirling Castle March 17

Posted by: sue
February 19, 2006, 09:58 AM

Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling will be hosting a very special charity ball at Stirling Castle on March 17 in order to help raise funds in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. The Sunday Mail is reporting today that this annual fundraiser held by Jo will enlist the help of actor Robert CarlyleContinued...

Books

Book Aid Auction Catalogue Online; No Additional JKR Material Shown

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2006, 08:58 AM

For the past few weeks we have been telling you about the upcoming charity auction for Book Aid International that will feature a new piece of work from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling depicting the Black Family Tree. This auction will be held this week on Tuesday, February 21st,Continued...

Books

New, More Complete Image of the Black Family Tree

Posted by: Melissa
February 12, 2006, 04:36 PM

Our partners at The Harry Potter Lexicon have sent over a scan from Italian Newspaper La Repubblica, of a more complete version (with some parts still blurred, on Jo Rowling's Request) of the Black Family Tree, which you can see here (a cleaned up version is here, and a redone version (typedContinued...

Isaacs

Charity Auction for Autographed Jason Isaacs Calendar

Posted by: sue
February 06, 2006, 10:14 AM

Actor Jason Isaacs has signed a special calendar for auction, with proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. Jason, who so memorably portrays Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, hilariously signed the cover of calendar which features a photo of him as the nefarious Death EaterContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Writes About Her Experiences in Romania

Posted by: Melissa
February 05, 2006, 12:36 AM

Today's Sunday Times in Britain features an article written by J.K. Rowling in which our favorite author chronicles her efforts to end cage beds in east European mental hospitals. In the piece, Jo describes the article that originally sparked her involvement in this cause, the letter-writingContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Jo Gives Additional Black Family History for Book Aid Auction

Posted by: sue
January 28, 2006, 08:20 AM

Previously we told you that author J.K. Rowling would be donating an item to auction in order to help Book Aid International, a group that helps support literacy in the world's poorest countries. This item was a handwritten paper from JKR. Today, the Daily Telegraph newspaper hasContinued...

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Additional High Res Photos of J.K.Rowling in Romania

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2006, 04:39 PM

Here is a final batch of some nice high res press photos of author J.K. Rowling and her recent trip to Romania with the Children's High Level Group.
Jo signing a copy of Half-Blood Prince
Jo prepares to sign an autograph for Romania's President Traian
Basescu at Cotroceni presidential palaceContinued...

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New Interview with J.K. Rowling about Child Welfare

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2006, 05:30 PM

While in Romania, author J.K. Rowling gave a new interview to the Associated Press, discussing her concerns about child welfare and her involvement in the Children's High Level Group. Some excerpts from this interview are now online, and during the course of this interview Jo reiterated whatContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR in Romania: Day Two with Photos and More

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2006, 12:43 PM

J.K. Rowling is in her second day of her visit with the Children's High Level Group visit to Romania as part of an effort to raise awareness and funds for the orphans of Eastern Europe. Last night Jo attended a gala fundraising event, where thousands of dollars were raised from an auction, includingContinued...