Author Archives: Jennifer Walker

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    Twice Upon a Time 2021 AGM

    Posted on May 2, 2021 by in Blog

    The 2021 Twice Upon a Time AGM will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM on Zoom. We’d be honoured to have you join us for our meeting. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP for the Zoom call-in information.  

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    Kids Today! Year 2

    Posted on January 12, 2021 by in Blog

    When we launched our Kids Today! The Most Popular New Children’s Books fundraising campaign at the end of 2019, we had no idea what was in store for us. The initial plan for the 2020 Kids Today! Project was to raise funds to purchase new books that truly responded to our little readers’ requests for […]

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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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    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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