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    Volunteer Opportunities: Join our Board!

    Posted on January 15, 2023 by in Blog

    Twice Upon a Time is seeking a Treasurer and a Secretary for our Board. Do you have a passion for reading and want to help foster literacy skills in young children? Do you have experience with financial control and budgeting, or experience organizing meetings and taking minutes? If so, we’d love for you to join […]

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    Thank You – and Happy New Year!

    Posted on December 31, 2022 by in Blog, Uncategorized

    As 2022 comes to an end, we want to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to all of our community partners, donors, and volunteers! As you know, Twice Upon a Time supports children’s literacy through book ownership. Since we began in 2014, we have given away almost 40,000 books to Ottawa children working with […]

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    Give the Gift of Reading to Ottawa children

    Posted on December 12, 2022 by in Blog, Uncategorized

    This Giving Season, you can make a real difference to Ottawa children by supporting Twice Upon a Time. Since 2014, we have given away almost 40,000 carefully selected books to local children. We are currently working on a number of exciting plans for 2023 that will allow us to continue fulfilling our mission of supporting […]

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    Give the Gift of Reading

    Posted on November 23, 2022 by in Blog, Uncategorized

    Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity campaign. This year, Giving Tuesday falls on November 29, 2022, when hundreds of thousands of Canadians are expected to give back to their communities. By joining our Giving Tuesday campaign, you can help Twice Upon a Time give the gift of literacy to some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable […]

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    Notice of Meeting – 2022 Annual General Meeting

    Posted on November 5, 2022 by in Blog, Uncategorized

    NOTICE OF MEETING The 2022 Annual General Meeting of Twice Upon a Time / Il était deux fois will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 1:30 pm. The Board of Directors will meet in person in the Dymon Meeting Room at 323 Coventry Road, Ottawa. Due to space limitations and the need for […]

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    Volunteers needed!

    Posted on October 3, 2022 by in Blog

    Twice Upon a Time is planning to resume its free bookstores in communities throughout Ottawa this fall, but we need your help! If you or someone you know is passionate about books, children’s literature, and community, please visit our Volunteer page to learn more about available volunteer opportunities and send your resume to volunteers@twiceuponatime.ca.

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    2021 Twice Upon a Time Annual Report

    Posted on August 24, 2022 by in Blog

    The Twice Upon a Time 2021 Annual Report is now available. Click here to access the report.

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    Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2022 – Update

    Posted on July 17, 2022 by in Blog

    During last month’s Great Canadian Giving Challenge, more than 190,000 Canadians supported over 16,000 charities across the nation. We would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who donated to Twice Upon a Time – with your help, we raised a total of $3,000! These funds will help support our ReconciliAction Campaign, as […]

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    Thank you Mme. Rachel’s Grade 1’s!

    Posted on July 6, 2022 by in Blog

    Fostering a love of reading and supporting literacy is at the centre of what we do. We were thrilled to receive a donation from local Ottawa teacher, Mme. Rachel, on behalf of her Grade 1 class in celebration of their reading this year. Mme. Rachel’s French Immersion class at Broadview Public School read a remarkable […]

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    Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2022

    Posted on June 4, 2022 by in Blog

    It’s time for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! Throughout the month of June, every donation to Twice Upon a Time will enter us in a draw to win $20,000, courtesy of CanadaHelps.org. By making a gift to our ReconciliAction: Best Kids’ Indigenous Books campaign, you will help us purchase and distribute books by First Nations, […]

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