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Warwick Davis attends sensory film and television convention

Warwick Davis Feel the Force Day

When "Star Wars" filming was canceled for the day, Warwick Davis opted to stop by a unique fan convention. Find out more about the experience here! Read More »

John Green to match donations for the HPA’s equality campaign!


The Harry Potter Alliance's 2014-2015 Equality FTW campaign kicked off last month and has already raised over $60,000. To help further the HPA's mission, author John Green has offered to match donations through Friday, October 17, up to $10,000. Read More »

J.K. Rowling on the “Sunday Times” Giving List


"The Sunday Times" has revealed their Giving List for the year, and once again, J.K. Rowling is featured. Read More »

The Harry Potter Alliance to celebrate ninth anniversary with special live broadcast!

HPA Livestream

The Harry Potter Alliance will be celebrating its ninth anniversary tomorrow, and YOU'RE invited to the party! Find out more on how you can get involved here! Read More »

Devon Murray supports Make-A-Wish Ireland fun run

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Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) was recently at the launch of a Make-A-Wish event. Make-A-Wish Ireland has announced that they will be holding a Halloween Witches and Wizards 5km fun run. Read More »

Oliver Phelps attends Harry Moseley charity ball launch

Oliver Phelps, Harry Moseley

Oliver Phelps was a guest recently at an event that launched an upcoming charity ball in memory of Harry Moseley. It was announced at the event that the Harry Moseley charity ball would be hosted by British TV presenters Jeremy Kyle and Ben Shepherd. Read More »

Animated version of Helena Bonham Carter to promote Children in Need

Captain Costume

This year, promotional advertisements are set to air in the form of animated super hero characters to help encourage people to "sign up, pledge their allegiance and Be A Hero" for BBC's Children in Need. Well-known British faces who will magically be transformed include Helena Bonham Carter! Read More »

Warwick Davis becomes ambassador for Variety, the Children’s Charity

Warwick_Variety The Children's Charity

Warwick Davis is well known for his charitable efforts, and now he has been named an ambassador for Variety, the Children’s Charity. The organization helps children who are coping with illness, disability, or disadvantage. Read More »

Stephen Fry donates signed items to online charity auction

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Narrator of the British versions of the "Harry Potter" audiobooks Stephen Fry has kindly donated some very exciting signed items to charity auction website Sellebrity! Read More »

The Harry Potter Alliance launches its annual Equality FTW campaign – Donate today and join the LIVE broadcast


The Harry Potter Alliance launches its annual Equality FTW campaign; join the LIVE broadcast tonight and donate today! Read More »

Evanna Lynch lends voice to Typhoon Haiyan survivors

Evanna Lynch

UNICEF ambassador Evanna Lynch is helping promote Voices of Children in Emergencies, a campaign launched by UNICEF and the EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection. See the video here. Read More »

Children’s charity brings magic of Studio Tour London to children with life-threatening illnesses

When You Wish Upon A Star Studio Tour

While not every day is magical for children with life-threatening illnesses, a recent trip to Studio Tour London certainly was! Read more about how they were able to trade hospitals for Hogwarts here! Read More »

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London staff set to take part in obstacle run

Push It for the Peace

Staff at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter will be taking part in a five mile obstacle run for charity this weekend. Find out more here. Read More »

Jim Broadbent visits St Andrew’s Hospice in Lincolnshire

Jim Broadbent - St. Andrew's Hospice

Jim Broadbent recently visited St Andrew’s Hospice, where he toured the facilities and met patients, staff, and volunteers. He discussed his experience with his mother's dementia and even "Harry Potter". Read More »

Lumos’s annual report: “Lumos by Numbers”


We recently posted some extracts from Lumos's annual review for 2013. Now, the charity has released an infographic, recording in numbers what the charity has achieved in 2013. Read More »

Update: J.K. Rowling fights to improve conditions for world’s orphaned children


J.K. Rowling comments on the need to improve the conditions of the world's orphaned children in a new review of her charity, Lumos. Read More »

Girl uses her wish from Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter - Make a Wish UK

The actress Helena Bonham Carter, who portrayed Bellatrix Lestrange in the "Potter" films, recently granted a young girl's wish as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation UK. Find out more here. Read More »

UPDATED: Julie Walters set to start lawn mower race


We've all heard of car and bike racing as being a common sport in today's society, but what about lawn mower racing... for 12 hours? Yes, you read correctly, and announced to signal the start of said race is none other than "Harry Potter" actress Julie Walters (Molly Weasley). Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter visits students bound for Africa

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Helena Bonham Carter made an appearance to wish a group of students and teachers a safe trip to Africa. Find out more about her charitable work here. Read More »

“Harry Potter” in running for book bench in London’s Books About Town project

Harry Potter book series

"The Guardian" is hosting a poll on which London-based novel you'd like to see immortalized in a book bench, and "Harry Potter" is in the running! Read More »