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    Introducing our New President!

    Posted on February 14, 2022 by in Blog

    Twice Upon a Time is thrilled to introduce our supporters to our new President, Audrey Lévesque-Aubut! Audrey brings her passion for children’s literature, childhood literacy, and the Ottawa community to the Board, and we are so pleased to have her on the team. Read on to learn a bit more about Audrey: Hello Twice Upon a Time […]

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    Hope starts with you

    Posted on December 15, 2021 by in Blog

    What.A.Year. If you are anything like us, 2020’s trends of having to compromise, sacrifice and learn to deal with the unknown carried over to this year. However, we also had many opportunities to rejoice, and some changes that came our way were positive and bright. For example, we had to say goodbye to two colleagues […]

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    Twice Upon a Time Seeking New President

    Posted on June 27, 2021 by in Blog

    Are you passionate about reading, and about making a difference in your local community? Do you love working with others and planning creative projects to share your passions? Are you interested in making connections with other charities in Ottawa to work together to help local kids? Twice Upon a Time is looking for a new […]

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    2020 Twice Upon a Time Annual Report

    Posted on June 11, 2021 by in Blog

    The Twice Upon a Time 2020 Annual Report is now available. Click here to access the report.

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    Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2021

    Posted on June 4, 2021 by in Blog

    It’s time for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge and to give your favorite charity the chance to win BIG! Throughout the month of June, all your donations to Twice Upon a Time will enter us in a draw to win $20,000, courtesy of CanadaHelps.org. $25 allows us to buy approximately 3 new books. Can you […]

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    Volunteer Opportunity: Treasurer

    Posted on May 31, 2021 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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    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 1:30 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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