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Phelps Twins, Fiona Shaw and Alan Rickman Sign Teddy Bears for Charity

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 16, 2011, 03:34 PM

Project Teddy Bear, a part of LisaWalks.com, puts small, autographed teddy bears up for auction with all proceeds going towards the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.

A few Harry Potter cast members are some of the latest celebrities to show their support for the auction, which includesContinued...

Phelps Interviews

James and Oliver Phelps Take Part in 3 Peaks Challenge for Charities

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 14, 2011, 09:20 PM

Actors James and Oliver Phelps, best known for their role as the Weasley twins, recently took part in the Three Peaks Challenge and climbed three mountains in 24 hours.

The twins tackled Ben Nevis in Scotland (4,409 ft), Scafell Pike in England (3,209 ft), and Snowdon in WalesContinued...

Books

Pre-Order "Dear Mr. Potter" and Enter for a Chance to Win Amazing Prizes

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 07, 2011, 08:44 PM

A few weeks ago, we reported that pre-orders were open for "Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic." The book will feature hundreds of letters and pictures from fans and notable fandom figures who have been impacted and inspired by Harry Potter.

As an added bonus forContinued...

LeakyCon

Evanna Lynch to Appear at LeakyCon 2011!

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2011, 01:08 PM

Leaky and LeakyCon are what can only be described as totally-freakin'-thrilled to announce that Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood, will be joning the festivities at LeakyCon 2011, our conference in Orlando, Fl, next month.

In 2006 Evanna Lynch answered an open casting call for the role of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, and herContinued...

LeakyCon

EA Games to Address LeakyCon 2011 for Keynote Presentation on Creation of Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Video Game

Posted by: Edward
June 02, 2011, 12:04 PM

EA Games, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, will be LeakyCon 2011's third of four keynote events at our second charitable Harry Potter conference this July in Orlando, Florida.  The game-makers will be on hand at LeakyCon to discussContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Poses For 21st Birthday Portraits by Mark Demsteader

Posted by: Stephanie_J
May 26, 2011, 10:22 AM

In celebration of Emma Watson's 21st birthday last month, renowned artist Mark Demsteader created a collection of portraits featuring the actress.

The Hermione Granger actress originally planned on purchasing one of Mr. Demsteader's pieces when the tables were turned and she becameContinued...

LeakyCon

49 Days Until LeakyCon 2011! Reminders, Previews, and More

Posted by: Edward
May 24, 2011, 12:27 PM

There are only 49 days until LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking pace at Universal Orlando, Florida, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  With time ticking closer, here are a few updates and reminders before we get into BIG announcements next week.

Charity

Support Lumos and Light a Birthday Candle for on International Children's Day

Posted by: Edward
May 20, 2011, 10:41 AM

Lumos, the charity started by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling supporting disadvantaged and institutionalised care in Eastern and Central Europe, has launched a campaign for International Children's Day on June 1st to Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos.  AccordingContinued...

Fans

Vote for IQA to Win $25k Grant, Support Muggle Youth Quidditch

Posted by: Stephanie_J
May 13, 2011, 11:49 AM

The International Quidditch Association has been accepted as a candidate for the Pepsi Refresh Project. The organization is eligible to win a $25,000 grant to start youth Quidditch programs in elementary and middle schools - but they need your help to win!

Fans are encouraged to voteContinued...

News

Pre-Orders Open for "Dear Mr. Potter"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 26, 2011, 12:36 PM

"Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic" is a new book featuring hundreds of letters and pictures from fans who have been impacted and inspired by Harry Potter.

Some familiar fandom names also pop up in the book, including Leaky's own webmistress and author of "Harry, A History" Melissa Anelli, actressContinued...

Charity

Reminder: Nine Days Left to Donate to Accio Books! Help Build a Library

Posted by: Edward
April 22, 2011, 01:56 PM

There are only nine days left to take part in the Accio Books Fundraiser, the HP Alliance's annual book drive which has donated over 50,000 books to date.  As readers will recall, the HPA aims to build an entire library of books in partnership with the Bedford-StuyvesantContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Donates Signed Books for Young Fan's Fundraiser, Money to Centre of Hope

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 13, 2011, 05:03 PM

Two reports have surfaced online recently regarding generous donations Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made to various charities.

The first comes from The Daily Record in Scotland which reported that Ms. Rowling donated 50,000GBP ($81,400) to help victims ofContinued...

Charity

A Very Different April Fool's

Posted by: Melissa
March 31, 2011, 09:24 PM

Hey everyone. Every year since 2003 Leaky has taken part in April Fool's celebrations, transforming, in some cases, the entire site: We have been hacked by Peeves, we have discovered the wizarding version of Twitter, we have hired Sybill Trelawney as a disastrous news editor, and we have turned into a Glee-lover'sContinued...

Radcliffe

Trevor Project to Honor Daniel Radcliffe with Hero Award

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 23, 2011, 02:06 PM

The AP is reporting that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will receive the Trevor Project's Hero Award at a ceremony in New York City this June.

Radcliffe has been a strong supporter of the Trevor Project for the past couple of years, an organization "for suicide prevention efforts among gay,Continued...

Charity

Accio Books: Help Build the Imagine Better Library; LiveStream Event NOW!

Posted by: Edward
March 20, 2011, 06:07 PM

The HP Alliance is holding a fundraising venture this weekend which aims to fund the supplying of books a new library for the children of the Bedford-Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School in New York City.  The HPA has partnered with Borders to offer thisContinued...