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Team Ravenclaw's Fundraiser:

Friends of the Apparating Library 2017

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Team Ravenclaw: Don't settle for second best!
April 04, 2017

Ravenclaws: We're off to a great start in the Friends of the Apparating Library House Cup, but Hufflepuff still leads us by a significant margin.  See more

BENEFITING: HP ALLIANCE INC

ORGANIZER: HP ALLIANCE INC

Team Ravenclaw

THE STORY:

This is the official Team Ravenclaw fundraising page for Accio Books 2017. Donate to Accio Books via this page and help Ravenclaw win the House Cup! Everyone who donates to the winning Hogwarts House will receive an invitation to an exclusive livestream show featuring Lauren Fairweather and The Whomping Willows!

HP ALLIANCE INC wrote -

ABOUT ACCIO BOOKS AND THE HARRY POTTER ALLIANCE

For millions of children across the world, basic access to books and literacy programs is hardly a given. The Harry Potter Alliance is engaged in a permanent campaign to balance the scales. Our ultimate goal is to raise 1 million books for schools, community centers, and literacy programs across the world. We also endeavor to build 25 permanent libraries in places that need them. Last year, we had our most successful Accio Books yet, with over 100,000 books raised for 50 literacy programs across the world and a new library established at a new school in Masaka, Uganda!

This year, we are partnering with Words Alive, an organization that provides literacy and education services to over 5,000 children and families in Southern California. HPA chapters and members will raise thousands of books for Words Alive, allowing the organization to provide quality books to students of all ages for many years to come. Many chapters outside the western United States will choose to donate books to schools and programs in their local communities. Overall, we expect to match last year’s incredible effort, with dozens of communities across the world transformed by the generosity of our members.

Donations to this campaign will help us coordinate this global campaign in support of education and literacy!

MAGICAL REWARDS AND PRIZES!

Every person who donates $10 or more to this campaign will receive two awesome rewards:

  • A digital download of a new, exclusive song by Harry and the Potters!
  • A contest entry form to win a copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, signed by JK Rowling!
  • We will select one runner-up, who will receive a Gold Pass, Marauders Pass, or Valyrian Pass to an upcoming Mischief Management conference of their choice!
  • We will also select 15 honorable mentions, who will receive a book signed by John Green, Robin Wasserman, or Mercedes Lackey!

Donate $35 or more: Receive a lifetime membership to the Apparating Library Book Club, plus a digital downl

Donate or raise $150 or more: Receive an exclusive Prefect Badge, plus a digital download of an exclusive Harry and the Potters song, a lifetime membership to the Apparating Library Book Club, and entry to our signed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows contest.

Donate or raise $365 or more: Receive an exclusive Harry Potter Alliance merch bundle (includes Accio Books tote bag, Prefect Badge, When In Doubt Go to the Library poster, and an HPA logo patch), plus a digital download of an exclusive Harry and the Potters song, a lifetime membership to the Apparating Library Book Club, and entry to our signed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows contest.

You must donate to the campaign by 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, April 11 to receive the above perks and entry into the contest. Shortly after that deadline, we will distribute a contest entry form to everyone who has donated. Each donor must complete a fun, Harry Potter-themed creative writing activity and submit it to the HPA by April 30, 2017. The grand prize winner and runners up will be selected by an impartial jury and prizes will be distributed shortly thereafter.

HOUSE CUP COMPETITION!

Help your Hogwarts House win our Accio Books House Cup! Make your donation through one of the four official Hogwarts House fundraiser pages and recruit other members of your House to do the same. Everyone who donates through the winning Hogwarts House will receive an invite to an exclusive livestream show featuring Lauren Fairweather and The Whomping Willows!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Are you legit?

A: Yes! Read all about our financial transparency and check out our gold rating on Guidestar here.

Q: Is my donation tax deductible?

A: Yes! We are a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization. The full amount of your donation is tax deductible.

Q: Usually you offer a bunch of perks and we just pay for the perk we want. What’s up with this new structure?

A: Our old way of crowdfunding was immensely expensive and reduced the amount of money and time we were able to allocate directly to the stated cause. This new approach to fundraising is designed to be impact-driven and will significantly reduce overhead costs and staff time dedicated to coordinating perk distribution. Long story short: More of your money will go directly to the cause!

Q: How does the contest work?

A. It’s super easy! Your donation of $10 or more entitles you to a contest entry form, which will be sent to you via email upon completion of the fundraiser. Your task will be to complete a fun and simple Harry Potter-themed creative activity as described in that email. An impartial jury of HPA staffers will review each submission and select a grand prize winner, who will win a Deluxe Edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows signed by JK Rowling. We will also select a runner-up, who will receive a VIP pass to a Mischief Management con of their choosing, as well as several honorable mentions, who’ll receive a signed book by John Green, Robin Wasserman, or Mercedes Lackey. If you require further clarification, please feel free to email donate@thehpalliance.org with your questions.

Q. What is the Apparating Library Book Club?

A: As mentioned above, every donation of $35 or more receives a lifetime membership to the Apparating Library Book Club. The book club is an exclusive community of HPA donors, led by awesome HPA volunteers. We feature several books throughout the year and provide prompts for meaningful and thought-provoking discussion. If you love to read and talk about books with other fans, you’ll love the Apparating Library Book Club! Click here to learn more about the Club.

Q: I have a question.

A: That’s a statement. Questions should be directed to donate@thehpalliance.org. :)

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To This Fundraiser

$3,370

MONEY RAISED
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    $25

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  • Alicia

    $35

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    $40

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    $10

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    $25

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    $25

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    $250

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    $25

  • Victoria Sauter

    $10

  • Brittney Brownfield

    $10

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    $25

  • Sara Mortensen

    $10

  • Brittni Relf

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Janiece Murphy

    $50

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    $10

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    $10

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    $15

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    $25

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    $15

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    $10

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    $15

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    $100

  • Jillian Jennett

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

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    $25

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    $25

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    $35

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    $25

  • Stephanie Bayless

    $25

  • Jennifer Sheffield

    $25

  • Erin Platte

    $25

  • Lenore Evermore

    $35

  • Shannen Michaelsen

    $10

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    $35

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    $35

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    $100

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    $50

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    $50

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    $10

  • Emily Chiarvesio

    $10

  • Alicia Settle

    $30

  • Aubrey Eyer

    $40

  • Suzanne

    $10

  • Emily Boulter

    $25

  • Josh Anderson

    $15

  • Grace Wade-Stein

    $25

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    $50

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  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Robin Share

    $25

  • Shereen Rayle

    $10

  • Rah Carter

    $15

  • Miriam Wildermuth

    $25

  • Sarah Fuller

    $10

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67% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign


10 books donated to a
school in need

DONATE $10

10 actions taken in support of public libraries

DONATE $25

provides one year of advocacy toolkits for an HPA chapter

DONATE $40

funds a live training session for an HPA chapter

DONATE $100

150 books donated to
a women’s shelter

DONATE $150

sponsor one HPA chapter
for a full year

DONATE $365

The Team: $18,405 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Team Hufflepuff

Amount Raised

$4,511

 

90% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Team Ravenclaw

Amount Raised

$3,370

 

67% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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HP ALLIANCE INC

Amount Raised

$2,166

 

22% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Team Gryffindor

Amount Raised

$1,138

 

46% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Team Slytherin

Amount Raised

$1,065

 

43% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Matt Maggiacomo

Amount Raised

$630

 

63% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Mary Clow

Amount Raised

$510

 

102% Raised of $500 Goal

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Sara Mortensen

Amount Raised

$435

 

119% Raised of $365 Goal

Donor Comments

Sarah Fuller

Sarah Fuller

DONATION: $10

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Miriam Wildermuth

Miriam Wildermuth

DONATION: $25

2 days ago

Rah Carter

Rah Carter

DONATION: $15

2 days ago

Shereen Rayle

Shereen Rayle

DONATION: $10

2 days ago

Robin Share

Robin Share

DONATION: $25

In the name of my awesome wizard-activist (and Ravenclaw) daughter, Bailey. 3 days ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

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Porshea Patterson

Porshea Patterson

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Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

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S. Helm

S. Helm

DONATION: $50

5 days ago

Grace Wade-Stein

Grace Wade-Stein

DONATION: $25

In tribute to Barack Obama, who said he managed his stress in the White House by having a novel in his desk drawer at all times. 5 days ago