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 the Mental Health Association of Ulster County! 

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

The Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc. (MHA) was chartered as a not-for-profit organization in 1959 by a group of physicians and concerned citizens in order to develop a coordinated citizens' movement to promote mental health and to work toward the improved care and treatment of persons with mental illness. The Association is a United Way Agency, a Contract Agency of the Ulster County Community Services Board, Ulster County Department of Social Services, and an affiliate of the National and New York State Mental Health Associations.

The Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc. views its role as an advocate to focus community attention on problems related to mental health and to initiate needed services for children and families , and services for adults.

Here is a link to the website for more information: http://www.mhainulster.com/

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

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Center

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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