100.3 The Q

Umbrella is grateful to 100.3 The Q for agreeing to be the media sponsor for our charity hockey game on February 10. It takes a lot to pull a fundraiser together and we are so happy to have The Q, The Grizzlies, The Greater Victoria Firefighters and so many more people h...

Victoria Grizzlies

Umbrella is pretty excited about our upcoming charity hockey fundraiser with our local firefighters facing off against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni, but, without the support of the Victoria Grizzlies, we wouldn't be able to pull this off. We have been receiving guidance...

Al Ferraby

Guess who is singing the national anthem at our charity hockey game? CFAX's host Al Ferraby! We are really excited to welcome Al to be a part of our big fundraiser and the day. Game day and double header tickets and a limited amount of VIP tickets are on sale, get your...

Happy Retirement!

Kelly Sharman, Coordinator of SAMI and AMCS for Island Health, and HUGE supporter of Umbrella, is celebrating his last day of work. Umbrella values and appreciates Kelly and all he has done for the MHSU system and clients, and will miss him A LOT! To celebrate this exci...

It’s Cliff!

Everyone at Umbrella is very excited that The Q's Cliff Lequesne has agreed to be the announcer at our Charity Hockey Game on February 10, 2019. This family friendly event sees the Greater Victoria Firefighters facing off against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni! We can't ...

Get your tickets!!

Tickets! Get your tickets! We are so excited to share that our charity hockey game fundraiser tickets are now available. Regular tickets are $20 each and there are a limited amount of VIP tickets for $75. Come to cheer on the Greater Victoria Firefighters, the Montreal...

Sober Birthdays!

There is a lot of great milestones happening in all three of our recovery houses, and tonight we celebrated a couple guys from Cooper House and one from Foundation House. A few staff gathered at Cooper House for a fun evening with cake, trivia and celebration! We are al...

Welcome Cindy!

Umbrella is excited to welcome our newest board member, Cindy Trytten. We have all enjoyed connecting with Cindy in the community over the years and are delighted that she has taken on a director position on the Umbrella Board.

UVIC Vikes Hockey

Tonight the residents at Foundation House were treated to a wonderful dinner prepared by a few members from the UVIC Vikes Hockey team and staff. A full meal including salad, steak and cheesecake was prepared and enjoyed by the residents and hockey players. Storie...

Hudson House turns 1!

Happy Birthday Hudson House! One year ago today we opened a women's recovery house, and one year later we are happy to report Hudson House is a success! There is a lot of solid recovery at the house, with three of the women having over a year free from drugs and alcohol...