Success Stories

Helping Haiti Heal sent 5 cargo planes of supplies to HaitiRaised over $123,000 for Partners In Health in Haiti, sending five cargo planes full of life-saving supplies to Haiti. Learn more..
Delta Center for Culture and Learning sorts through the booksDonated more than 120,000 books around the world, including 20,000 to community centers in the Mississippi Delta and 4,000 to The Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda. Learn more…
HPAFTWSelected from 10,000 other charities by Facebook users to win the first place $250,000 grant from Chase Community Giving, a crowd-sourcing philanthropy program sponsored by J.P. Morgan Chase. Learn more..
raffle to support kamp kiwanisRaised over $16,000 with a signed set of Harry Potter books to support the Association of Electrical Contractors of New York City’s scholarship foundation, and send underprivileged children to Kamp Kiwanis. Learn more…
Imagine Better Library Donated 9,283 books to build the Imagine Better Library” for the Bedford-Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School in New York City.
fight to make chocolate fair tradeCollected over 50,000 signatures on a petition inviting Warner Bros. to prove that their Harry Potter chocolates were created without the use of child labor within their supply chain. Learn more…
standfastRaised funds to protect thousands of civilians in Darfur and Burma and Increased our partner STAND’s high school chapters sign-up rate by 40%, and increased calls to 1-800-GENOCIDE by 52% during STANDfast.
MassECalled over 3500 phones in just one day, advocating for marriage equality in partnership with Massachusetts Equality- a 1200% increase. Learn more…
Gathered over three quarters of the 10,000 signatures that the UK based Aegis Trust sent to the UN Security Council concerning Darfur.
potterwatch8Produced a podcast about Darfur that was downloaded over 120,000 times.
harry potter and the dark lord waldemartProduced and promoted the viral videos “Harry Potter and the Dark Lord WaldeMart,” garnering well over 2 million total views.
Prepared tens of thousands of student leaders to face the global challenges of ending genocide, equal rights, environmental protection, media reform, fair trade, and more!

Over the past 6 years, the HPA has had the great pleasure of working with countless other organizations to realize our collective goal of equality and freedom from oppression. Those organizations include: The Enough Project ,, The Gay-Straight Alliance Network , The Genocide Intervention Network, The International Quidditch Association, Maine Equality, The Make it Better Project, Reach Out, Rock the Vote, STAND