RAKday2022

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day 2022! Umbrella staff participated by bringing in tons of great non perishable food items. RAK is a great opportunity for our staff and volunteers to reflect on the important role that kindness plays in the community and all of our liv...

Discovery Treats

What a treat! Today, Brittany from Discovery Coffee came by for a meeting and brought the most incredible coffee and donuts. We were already excited to get to know this local business better and now we can't wait for the next meeting. We were also excited to learn the Yon...

Valentine’s Day at Umbrella

Umbrella loves to celebrate our staff and board. Valentine's day is the perfect opportunity to tell people we care and sweeten their day. We had such a great time popping in on staff with treats and surprising our board members with surprises in their mailbox. As you can...

Umbrella is Hiring

Umbrella is excited to share that we are accepting applications for the receptionist position. For more information about this opportunity please see the Join Our Team page.

Happy 7 years Bronwyn!

Today is a BIG day at Umbrella. Today we celebrate our Bronwyn. It was 7 years ago today that she started working with Umbrella and not only has the organization grown, but Bronwyn has been instrumental in our growth. From each new staff member we hire, to every progr...

Congratulations Dr James!

Umbrella is thrilled to share that our Board Chair, Alison James has successfully defended her dissertation and is now Dr. Alison James! Alison has been working for years towards this epic goal and all of us at Umbrella are so incredibly proud of her!Congratulations Dr. J...

Cold Comfort brings Cheer

Cold Comfort Ice Cream is well known for all the incredible work they do in the community and they have once again come through. In December, Cold Comfort asked the community to drop of clothing donations like coats, scarfs, socks and hand warmers. These wonderful donati...

Christmas Comes to Umbrella 2021

Christmas has arrived at Umbrella's supportive recovery houses! With the help of some of the most generous community members we've had the pleasure of working with, Foundation House, Potter House and Cooper House are all ready for a cozy Christmas morning complete with g...

Getting Prepared for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, our recovery houses have gotten into the spirit of things. Storage space have been explored and decorations have been dusted off to create another year of wonderful winter memories. Recovery over the holiday season is tricky to navigate. We are ...

Umbrella Christmas Event 2021

Last week Umbrella staff and board members got together to celebrate the festive season with a night of food, fun and laughter. We had a fantastic dinner at the Delta Ocean Point resort and spent the evening chatting, connecting and heckling Blake who took on the MC roll...