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    Twice Upon a Time AGM & Annual Report

    Posted on September 11, 2020 by in Blog

    The Twice Upon a Time AGM that was previously scheduled for spring of this year will now be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Similar to many other organizations, we’ll be holding this meeting virtually to help support physical distancing efforts and keep our board members, volunteers, and community healthy. We’d be […]

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    Volunteer Opportunity: Treasurer

    Posted on July 31, 2020 by in Blog

    Twice Upon a Time is seeking a new Treasurer for our Board! Details on this opportunity and the link to apply can be found on Volunteer Ottawa. If you have a passion for reading, want to help foster literacy skills in young children in our community, and have experience with financial control and budgeting, we’d […]

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    Kids Today! Special COVID-19 Project

    Posted on July 5, 2020 by in Blog

    Since the temporary shutdown of our regular locations, Twice Upon a Time has looked at ways to continue bringing the joy of reading to Ottawa children. We have teamed up with several community organizations and health centres to provide them with new books to distribute directly to their clients: it’s our Kids Today! Special COVID-19 […]

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    Our Response and Commitment to Our Community

    Posted on June 8, 2020 by in Blog

    As a community actor/organization in this country’s capital, Twice Upon a Time / Il était deux fois acknowledges the responsibility we have to the children and the families that we serve. The literature they ingest directly impacts their view on the world and we must do our part to consciously provide materials that will educate […]

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    Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2020: Kids Today Special COVID-19 Project

    Posted on June 3, 2020 by in Blog

    Like many of our colleagues during COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended activity. But there is good news! Twice Upon a Time has teamed up with four community health centres, two  literacy organizations, and a community association, all able to provide new and gently used books directly to more than 200 families. We are truly honoured […]

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    Giving Tuesday Now – May 5, 2020

    Posted on May 4, 2020 by in Blog

    Giving Tuesday Now on May 5th 2020 is a special day of unity and giving for the unprecedented needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank you for supporting our communities, now and beyond the pandemic. Your donation to Twice Upon a Time will help us to deliver books to some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable children. […]

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    COVID-19 Update

    Posted on March 15, 2020 by in Blog

    We are writing to provide you with information regarding COVID-19. The situation is evolving quickly, and our Board of Directors met today by phone to decide about next steps for our operations during this situation. Effective immediately (Sunday, March 15, 2020), and until further notice, Twice Upon a Time will:  Suspend services at all locations: […]

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    2019 Holiday Schedule

    Posted on December 11, 2019 by in Blog

    Overbrook Community Centre – Closed on December 21, 25 & 28 and January 1 & 4 Taggart Family Y – Closed on December 25 and January 1 Boys & Girls Club – Don McGahan Clubhouse – Closed on December 24 and January 7 Boys & Girls Club – Rochester Heights – Closed on December 23 […]

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    Giving Tuesday: December 3, 2019

    Posted on December 2, 2019 by in Blog

    December 3, 2019 is a day dedicated to giving back around the world, across Canada and in our communities. It marks the opening day of the 2019 year- end charitable giving season. For Twice Upon A Time it marks the launch of our 2020 campaign KIDS TODAY! The Most Popular New Children’s Books. In 2020 Twice Upon a […]

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    Our Vision, Mission, and Values

    Posted on July 10, 2019 by in Blog

    As we mentioned in our 2018 Annual Report, the Board of Twice Upon a Time was marking our fifth anniversary in operation with a review of our vision and mission statements. We wanted to make sure our mission and vision fully aligned with who we are and what we do. We are happy to announce […]

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