Lyca

The best part of having dogs in our recovery houses is that the staff can sneak them away for walks and love. Today Bronwyn took Lyca for a walk and to the water, and she clearly enjoyed the view. We love our house dogs!

Susan retires

Today was the final day of work for the amazing Susan Ward. Susan who has been a nurse for 50 years, with 30 of them in Withdrawal Management has touched so many people's lives. Today, her coworkers at Detox had a lovely tea for her and Evan, Sharlene, Lesley, Mike and ...

And the total is…

Although we are waiting on a couple of final numbers, it is safe to say that the charity hockey game fundraiser, the very first fundraiser ever for Umbrella, was a massive success! Early numbers indicate we raised $35,000!!!     A HUGE thank you to Captain Brian...

Hockey photos

Premiere John Horgan dropping the ceremonial puck for Mike Weaver from the Canadiens and Captain Brian Bell from Langford Fire Department. Sunday was a great day at The Q Centre. Mike and Mike from M2 Photography captured some great shots from the game, and shared a f...

Chris saves the day!

I would be remiss if I didn't give The Q's roadie, Chris Loran, a massive shout out for being awesome yesterday! The Q was on location at our charity hockey game, and Chris came in from the cold to check out the game. During the third period we went to order 30 hot dogs...

Charity Hockey Game

What a day! What a game! What an amazing first fundraiser for Umbrella. Umbrella is just blown away by the charity hockey game yesterday. The snow held off, the game was fun and the mascots were a hit! We cannot thank the Canadiens Alumni enough for coming to Victori...

Thank you Cliff

It wouldn't be a local hockey game without The Q's Cliff Lesquesne announcing the plays! In this photo, Umbrella's Blake caught Cliff away from his microphone to share the 50/50 grand total and draw the winning name. Thank you again Cliff!

Our Premier

Sharlene, Evan and the rest of Umbrella were thrilled our Premiere, John Horgan, attended our charity hockey game to drop the ceremonial puck! John stayed for the game and rooted for the Greater Victoria Firefighters who were being beat by the Canadiens. Thank you for c...

Silent Auction – Patrick Kane!

You don't want to miss your chance to bid on this amazing piece of hockey memorabilia! Patrick Kane Signed Blackhawks 35″ x 43″ Custom Framed Jersey (JSA COA) Custom frame measures approximately 35″ x 43″ in size which has been hand-signed in black felt tip pen by P...

Silent Auction

We have the most amazing silent auction items up for bid at our Charity Hockey Game on Sunday, February 10 at 1pm. Umbrella has been fortunate to receive some pretty sweet items, including an autographed Elias Petterssen t-shirt from the Vancouver Canucks, Las Vegas Gold...