She is making an initial donation to her charitable Trust The Volant Charitable Trust to help medical and frontline charities make a meaningful impact in the short term. Rowling spoke in depth to CNNs Christiane Amanpour about why she was compelled to set up her own non-profit organisation Lumos named after the spell in the Harry Potter books that brings light to the darkest of places.
The author JK Rowling has announced she is standing down as patron of the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland claiming the charity is.
Jk rowling charity. Rowling talks to CNN about her charity Lumos. Rowling is the author of the much-loved series of seven Harry Potter novels originally published between 1997 and 2007. Not only Lumos but another charitable organization is also funded by JK Rowling named Volant Charitable Trust.
Rowling donated 1 million to two charities - with half of the money going to Crisis a charity. Rowling has donated a further 188 million 153 million to the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh. We have 56 articles about JK Rowlings philanthropy.
Lumos was founded by J K Rowling to illuminate a path for children living in harmful orphanages and other institutions to a brighter future. Along with the three companion books written for charity the series has sold over 500 million copies been translated into 80 languages and made into eight blockbuster films. Earlier this week 10 th July JK.
04052020 JK Rowling is the latest celebrity to donate to charities helping people during the lockdown. Rowling is donating her net royalties from The Ickabog to help support vulnerable groups whove been particularly impacted by Covid-19 in the UK and internationally. Rowling is Founder and President of Lumos an international childrens charity fighting for every childs right to a family by transforming care systems around the world.
Lumos helps some of the worlds most. New information about Rowlings estimated 160 million in charitable giving combined. 26102013 Joanne Rowling is sweetly embarrassed she has given so much of her own money to her charity.
Forbes who have produced a yearly list of billionaires for over 20 years said that Rowlings declining fortune was mostly linked to her charitable giving which has drastically lowered her bank balance. Lumos sheds light on the root causes of family separation poverty conflict and discrimination and demonstrates that children can safely be united with loving families that help them thrive. By writing 2 novels for charity JK Rowling has raised more than 17 million USD the entire money was forwarded to eradicate poverty in children.
15072019 image caption Georgette Mulheir with JK Rowling in 2015 The boss of JK Rowlings childrens charity Lumos is to leave her post after the organisation said. 17072019 As per TIMES JK Rowling has donated more than 8 million for various causes in 2017. By tackling the causes of family separation poverty abuse domestic violence and disability discrimination - children can be united with loving families where they can thrive and be supported to reach their full potential.
She is acutely aware that it. Profile of JK Rowlings support for charities including Children with AIDS Multiple Sclerosis Society and Haven Foundation. It is many millions of pounds.