Did you notice that there’s a main nonprofit activist group that was created around Harry Potter?
The Harry Potter Alliance, fashioned in 2005, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of turning “followers into heroes,” around the world. They’ve greater than 300 organized chapters in 45 nations.
The org was began by a touring comic, Andrew Slack, when he was on the lookout for a option to combine social goal into his acts. The Alliance has constructed libraries, despatched cargo planes to Haiti and headed fund-raising efforts to assist residents in Darfur as only a few of its philanthropic efforts.
That is a fantastic story a couple of nonprofit pulling collectively likeminded followers to bond over Harry Potter and utilizing tales to “mobilize for social change.” And, yep, even J.Okay. Rowling has gotten concerned, saying she is “humbled” by the Alliance’s good deeds.
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