Dumbledore’s Army of New Paltz is SUNY New Paltz’s chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance. We are dedicated to decreasing “world suck,” while upholding the values the Harry Potter series teaches. We work on campaigns, both with and without the HPA, in an effort to fight real-world Dark Arts.

This year Dumbledore's Army will be raising money to support the charity Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center! 

Here is the Mission of the organisation taken from their website: 

As a safe, supportive environment, the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center provides services, professional resources, and programs that unite the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning community across lines of age, race, gender, and economics. Our purpose is to strengthen, support, and celebrate LGBTQ individuals, families, and groups in their efforts to achieve their fullest potential.

The center strives for positive social change through advocacy, community education, cultural awareness, and wellness programs that assist in the creation, development, and growth of LGBTQ-affirming organizations, institutions, and culture within the community at large.

Here is a link to the website for more information: http://lgbtqcenter.org/

We will also be participating in Make a Difference Day and Relay for Life. Dumbledore's Army of New Paltz has been a participant in these events for Seven years running!

Charities We've Worked With in the Past:

The Trevor Project

Project Linus

The Humane Society (Yule Ball fundraiser, Spring 2012 - raised over $800!)

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) (Charity of the Year, 2012-2013)

Planned Parenthood (Yule Ball fundraiser, Spring 2013 - raised over $700!)

Hudson River Housing

Duchess County SPCA (Charity of the Year, 2013-2014)

World Wildlife Fund (Yule Ball fundraiser, Spring 2014 - raised over $800!)

Adam's Hope House (Charity of the Year, 2014 to 2015, Raised over $1,000!)

Literacy Connections 

Grace Smith House

Other Fabulous Charities
Some other fabulous charities that we're not working with at the moment, but still love the message.

The Sophie Lancaster Foundation

This Star Won't Go Out



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