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Hands On for Charity with JK Rowling and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
August 28, 2009, 06:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is lending a hand for charity, or her hand print more accurately. Jo and actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) are part of over 100 celebrities who have donated specially designed hand prints for a charity auction to help this toddler who lost her hands and toes due to complications from Meningitis. As seen here in our galleries, in true wonderful magical form, Jo drew her fingers with a bit of Harry Potter style: her thumb as a snake (Nagini?), and her fingers represented by Harry, Hedwig, a Dragon or a Unicorn and the Snitch; just marvelous! You can also see Robbie Coltrane's green painted handprint here.

The Northern Echo reports that these prints will be on exhibit next Saturday before going up for auction on September 5th, with tickets at "£65 a person, which includes a champagne reception, three-course dinner and a range of entertainment, including X Factor finalists Badlashes." For more information on the charity and the auction, please click here.

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586 Points

Love the design! And what a great thing to do :)

Posted by HermioneRon4ever on August 29, 2009, 05:39 PM report to moderator
153 Points

I love JO! She’s so cool!

Posted by Shalanarah on August 30, 2009, 04:13 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Definatley for a great cause!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on August 30, 2009, 07:50 AM report to moderator
2866 Points

I am proud of what Jo does!She keeps close to everything she tought us with her books!!
Well done, I hope that in the future I would have enough money and popularity to help other people who needs my help!!!

P.S.I like the snitch finger!! ;-)

Posted by ~ Asi ~ on August 30, 2009, 07:54 AM report to moderator
4452 Points

awesum :)
i love this kind of news :)

4452 Points

i luv the fingers on Jo’s one!!

1571 Points

my heart smiled <(:3

Posted by wrockfangirl *ROAR!* on August 30, 2009, 11:02 AM report to moderator
56 Points

awww so sad shes so cute go Jo and hagrid

Posted by samisapotterfan on August 30, 2009, 11:07 AM report to moderator
2168 Points

and i love Jo’s picture of the hand, btw. so cool

Posted by MaggieNoise on August 30, 2009, 11:31 AM report to moderator
2168 Points

thats really nice of them.
i love how J.K. Rowling always helps all these charities. She’s a really nice person

Posted by MaggieNoise on August 30, 2009, 11:33 AM report to moderator
13651 Points

I feel bad for the little toddler! I love Jo’s hand print. The kid remids me of my coison….

Posted by hp931 on August 30, 2009, 12:06 PM report to moderator
23764 Points

Cool hand prints!! I think the ring finger on JKR’s is a dragon because it has that pointed tail coming down from it. :-D

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on August 30, 2009, 12:31 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

ok, who doesnt love this woman, she does so much! i feel bad for that little girl, she’s so cute, and she looked so happy! good work Jo!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on August 30, 2009, 12:44 PM report to moderator
3006 Points

omg that is so nice!
Ps i like the Snitch finger!

Posted by muggle..andproudofit =:) on August 30, 2009, 01:44 PM report to moderator
345 Points

I wish I had money to bid! They’re so good helping that little girl. I’ll bet Rowling’s goes for the most!

Posted by Mika Maxwell on August 30, 2009, 07:01 PM report to moderator
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