Lumos—J.K. Rowling’s Special Charity

The author of the beloved Harry Potter series has dedicated much of her funds, attention, and time towards her charity, Lumos (formed in 2005)—which promotes the following:

“No child should be denied a family life because they are poor, disabled or from an ethnic minority. Lumos works to support the 8 million children in institutions worldwide to regain their right to a family life and to end the institutionalisation of children.” The following logo is presented courtesy of Lumos.

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With her (famous) involvement, J.K. Rowling has catapulted the issue of the institutionalisation of children to the attention of fans worldwide. She explains why she started the charity:

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