Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington donates $10k to a fan fundraiser

Mail Online | 6/26/2019 | Laura Fox For Mailonline
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Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has stunned fans by donating almost $10,000 to an online fundraiser.

The actor, 32, made the surprise pledge to a JustGiving set up to raise funds for the charity Mencap, which supports people with learning disabilities.

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The fundraiser came as fans were determined to support Kit after it was revealed he had checked into a wellness facility in Connecticut for 'stress and alcohol' issues weeks before the Game Of Thrones finale last month.

Kit's donation came several weeks after the fundraiser was first set up by a fan of the star, who aimed to raise £50,000 for Mencap.

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The message read: '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. He absolutely nailed his performance and we loved every second of screen-time we had with him.

'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.'

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And while fans pledged their support with plenty of donations, Kit helped the fundraiser reach its goal with a £6,183.00 donation, as well as £1545.75 Gift Aid.

This equalled £7728.75, or approximately $9810.48, and was posted with the message: 'With love and respect...
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