Kit Harington donates to fundraiser started by his Game of Thrones fans


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The actor, who previously revealed that his cousin suffers from the learning disability, also hailed MenCap. “With love and respect from beyond the wall…Kit x,” the actor ended his message. “Kit Harington has given so much to the fans of Game of Thrones over the past decade playing the King in the North, Jon Snow…This fundraiser is here to show Kit that we’re incredibly thankful to him for the sheer amount of love and skill he put into Jon Snow for us to enjoy,” the description on the fundraiser page read. The proceeds from the campaign will got to Mencap, a learning disability charity that Harington has been a part of since 2017. The page had set a 50,000 pound target, and Harington donated 7728.75 pound to help them achieve that goal. Advertising

The actor’s followers started the campaign on JustGiving to honour his “dedication and commitment” to Game of Thrones, in which he essayed the role of Jon Snow for over ten years until its finale recently. In a message to the fans, Harington said, “To those of you who set this page up in my name and to those of you who contributed and left messages, please accept my deepest and most heartfelt thank you.”
“This donations page lifted my heart and brought tears to my eyes, what a beautiful gift to receive….how generous of all of you,” he added. Mencap supports people with learning disabilities to live independent and fulfilling lives,” it added. 0
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“To show our gratitude, /r/Freefolk and other fans want to contribute to the charity Mencap, which Kit has been supporting for several years. “Mencap is truly a wonderful charity and the money given here will go to the most incredible cause,” he said.