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    It was a Spinning Success!!

    Posted on June 15, 2017 by in Blog

    On June 2nd, Ottawa Fit (http://www.ottawafit.com @ottawa_fit) donated their space for a charity spinning event in which Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Ottawa Kids – raised over $450!  It was a big success and we’d like to thank Ottawa Fit and, of course, all the spinning participants for their limitless energy and overwhelming […]

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    The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

    Posted on May 31, 2017 by in Blog

    The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is back and this year CanadaHelps, a registered charity and nonprofit social enterprise, is sponsoring a specific Canada 150 fundraising challenge for the month of June.  Thousands of people visit CanadaHelps every year to discover new causes and to donate to their charity of choice.  We hope Twice Upon a Time […]

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  • Thanks to Carleton University!

    Posted on May 25, 2017 by in Blog

    Many thanks to Carleton University management and staff for holding such a successful fundraising event for Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Ottawa Kids. The total raised was almost $2000 and books left over will be donated to the Twice Upon a Time pop-ups.  Special thanks to Karen Perras and all the volunteers who […]

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    Spinning Fundraiser

    Posted on May 18, 2017 by in Blog

    Join us for a Spinning Fundraiser Sponsored by Ottawa Fit Friday, June 2, 2017 Registration: 6:30 pm. Ride starts at 7:00 pm Ottawa Fit (10 Hamilton Avenue North) Join us for a 1.5 hour spin class Join us at Ottawa Fit, on Friday, June 2 where we will raise funds (and books) for kids in […]

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    Fundraising Event at Carleton University

    Posted on May 6, 2017 by in Blog

    Upcoming Fundraising Event at Carleton University for Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Ottawa Kids. Dates / Times: Monday May 8th, 8:30 – 4:30 Tuesday May 9th, 8:30 – 4:30 Wednesday May 10th, 8:30 – 12:00 Location: MacOdrum Library 2nd floor (near the circulation desk), Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S […]

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  • Michaels Book Drive

    Posted on April 27, 2017 by in Blog

    Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Ottawa Kids – is so lucky to be benefiting from the charitable work of Michaels Arts & Crafts Store on Iris Street, Ottawa.  Michaels conducts an annual book drive and this year Twice Upon a Time was selected as their charitable partner.  We were absolutely thrilled! So […]

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    20th Century Boys rocked for Twice Upon a Time

    Posted on April 27, 2017 by in Blog

    On March 28th, 2017, the 20th Century Boys held a Fundraising event for Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Kids – at Mother McGuinty’s in downtown Ottawa.  There was a fantastic turn out which included many devoted fans of this Ottawa based rock band and many supporters  and volunteers from Twice Upon a […]

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    New drop box location and a “Thank You”

    Posted on April 25, 2017 by in Blog

    Kaleidoscope Kids Books has closed and therefore will no longer be a drop box location for Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Kids. Octopus Books, 116 Third Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2K1 has most graciously accepted to be the new drop box location in the Glebe.  Twice Upon a Time would like to sincerely […]

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    20th Century Fundraiser

    Posted on March 23, 2017 by in Blog

    Come out to support Twice Upon a Time and join us for a fun night of music and dancing! On Tuesday March 28th, the 20th Century Boys will be holding a concert at the Heart and Crown (Mother McGuinty’s), 67 Clarence Street, Ottawa, from 6:30 to 11pm. Proceeds will go to Twice Upon a Time […]

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    Sophia Makes a Difference!

    Posted on March 5, 2017 by in Blog

    On Saturday, January 14th, a young girl named Sophia Ballafini approached the Twice Upon a Time – Free Books for Kids – pop-up store at the Overbrook Community Centre (CC) to talk about her school project. Sophia, a grade 3 student at Steve MacLean Public School, explained how she was working on a project called […]

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