Rupert Grint Biography: Charities

Find below a list of charities that Rupert has supported over the course of his carreer.

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Tony Chapman

29 November 2002
After reading about his story in the paper, Rupert visited Tony Chapman, a Harry Potter fan who lived near Rupert and had been diagnosed with leukemia.
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Kith and Kids Charity

9 October 2003
A painting of Rupert was auctioned off to raise money for Children with disabilities:
“I’m currently filming in the HARRY POTTER Films and art is one of my many interests. My picture was inspired by my favourite style of art surrealism. I wanted to create an image that was different and unusual. Please note this picture can be viewed upside down also.”
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Comic Relief

7 March 2005
For the ‘Dik and Dom in da Bungalow’ show, Rupert participated in the “Bogies Game” for Red Nose Day
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Teenage Cancer Trust

15 April 2005
Rupert attended the “Comedy Night with Peter Kay”.

Floating Green Golf Show

21-24 April 2005
Rupert Participated in the “Go for the Pin” Contest using the TrueStrike Golf Mat to get a “hole-in-one” equivalent to £100,000 to be given to the winner’s charity of choice.

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Beat Bullying

10 October 2005
Rupert Grint and Tom Felton gave a Special Award to Liz Carnell for her work against bullying at the Pride of Britain Awards
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Lisa Walks

November 2005
Rupert signed a teddy bear to be auctioned off for Breast Cancer research during the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
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Generation Fame Game

1 January 2006
Recorded on 7 December 2005, Rupert and his grandfather Chris played the Generation Fame Game to win money for the charity of their choice and prizes for members of the audience. Recorded on December 7, 2005 and aired on January 1, 2006 as a New Year’s Day TV Special.
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Sports Relief

15 July 2006
Rupert appeared as “Mystery Person” in the “Question of Sport” show.
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Christmas Fundraiser

8 December 2007
Rupert attends a Christmas fundraising event at Sherrardswood school.
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Sense

March 2008
Rupert donated his Military Jacket to Sense Charity and it immediately went up on E-bay for fans to win a chance to own it! Bids that went over 1,000 pounds during its auction on Ebay, but unfortunately we discovered it was bidded on by false accounts and the auction was voided. The director of Sense spoke to us and explained the horrible incident and then came up with a better way to screen each user. Eventually it worked out and it was re-auctioned and one lucky fan managed to fork over a good amount money for it and so it was still a great success.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s ‘Christmas Spectacular’ Party

16 December 2008
At Coram’s Field in central London, Rupert joined his HP co-star Tom Felton and a number of other celebrities to greet and play video games with the young patients. Rupert was seen playing games with a cute ginger boy called Keller and even joined in the festivities to have a dragon painted on his cheek.
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Comic Relief 2009

Comic Relief

13 March 2009
Together with Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert met a school class and Davina McCall on the Harry Potter set to raise money for Red Nose Day.
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Children in Need

20 November 2009
Rupert joined his co-stars Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe in a campaign to raise money for BBC’s Children in Need
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Pasque

September 2009
Rupert attended a money-raising event with his family for Keech Charity.
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Keech Hospice Care

March 2010
Rupert shared his artistic talent and gave a butterfly painting to be auctioned off for Keech Hospice Care
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Royal National Lifeboat Institution

16-19 July 2010
Rupert and his friends James and Oliver Phelps participated in the Wacky Rally: Barmy to Barcelona to raise money for the RNLI.
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Shooting Stars Benefit Golf Tournament

16 September 2010
Rupert followed Samuel L. Jacksons invitation to play golf for the Samuel L. Jackson Foundation and the Swiss Red Cross together with James and Oliver Phelps and Haley Joel Osment.
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Jamie Procter’s Foundation

21 January 2011
Rupert and his family attended a Gala Event to raise money for the Jamie Proctor’s Foundation.
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RNLI‘s SOS Fundraising Day

28 January 2011
Rupert and his friends James and Oliver Phelps called out to their fans to help raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
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Beano Mag

18 February 2011
On behalf of Red Nose Day, Rupert appeared in a special edition of Beano Mag along other celebrities.
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Red Nose Day

18 March 2011
Rupert is set to appear in a comedy skit written by James Corden on behalf of Red Nose Day, alongside his Harry-Potter co-star Tom Felton, Paul McCartney, Gordon Brown, Justin Bieber, Rio Ferdinand, Keira Knightley and Ringo Starr.
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EA Games Cupcakes

19 March 2011
While recording his voice for the Videogame of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Rupert helped to sell cupcakes to raise money for Red Nose Day.
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The Eve Appeal

August 2011
Rupert donated a kiss for The Eve Appeal against breast cancer.
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Make-a-Wish Foundation

21 November 2011
Rupert supported Make-a-Wish Foundation by promoting a t-shirt designed by Warwick Davis.
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The Prince’s Trust – An Evening of Art

7 December 2011
Rupert donated a painting to The Prince’s Trust.
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Elephant Parade Singapore

December 2011
Rupert painted an Elephant statue which was part of the Elephant Parade in Singapore, raising money for the protection of elephants.
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Noel’s Christmas Presents

19 December 2011
Rupert took a family on a tour of the park who had lost their mother during childbirth, sharing butterbeer and joining them on the coaster rides.
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Little Star Award

December 2011
Rupert joined Leona Lewis in support of Cancer Research UK by choosing the winner of the Little Star Award.

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The Friends Christmas Party

15 December 2011
Rupert visited the young patients at the Christmas party of Great Ormond Street Hospital together with Tom Felton.
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The Great Daffodil Appeal

March 2012
Rupert donated two signed t-shirts to Marie Curie Cancer Care.
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Annual F1 Party

2 July 2012
Rupert and his brother James attended the Annual F1 Party on behalf of GOSH and F1 Management.
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Olympic Torch Relay

25 July 2012
On 16 July, it was announced that Rupert would be a bearer of the Olympic Torch on 25 July 2012, having been nominated for this honour for his charity work.
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West African Relief

October 2012
In October 2012, Rupert and his father visited the office of West African Relief.
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Rigsby’s Piano Cafe

24 December 2012
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Stroud Charity

23/27 May 2013
On 23 May 2013, Rupert attended the Door Youth Project Charity Concert in Stroud, on 27 May, he participated in the Charity Truck Pull.
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Shooting Stars Benefit Golf Tournament

14 June 2013
Once again, Rupert participated in Samuel L. Jackson’s Shooting Stars Golf Tournament
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Charlie Gray Movember Shoot

5 October 2013
Rupert participated in a photoshoot with Charlie Gray to promote Menth Health for Tatler UK.
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Starlight Children’s Foundation Christmas Party

9 December 2013
Rupert attended the Christmas Party for Starlight Children’s Foundation.
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Small Steps Project

9 December 2013
Rupert donated a pair of shoes to the Celebrity Shoe Auction on behalf of the Small Steps Project.
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Theater Aid

23 December 2013
As a MOJO cast member, Rupert took part in a Christmas video by Theater Aid.
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Get Well Soup

24 January 2014
Rupert supported Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Get Well Soup Campaign.
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Starlight Ambassador

8 April 2014
Rupert was announced as an Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation.
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Daphne’s Charity

24 June 2014
Rupert designs a mask for Daphne’s Charty.
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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

25 September 2015
Rupert supports Macmillan Cancer Support with a recipe for cookies.
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Starlight Charity Christmas Party

15 December 2015
Rupert attends the Starlight Charity Christmas Party at Downing Street.
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Give Kids The World Village

31 January 2016
Rupert visits the Give Kids The World Village in Orlando.
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