Our new office!

It took all day Friday and half of Sunday, but we have the new office set up and ready to go for Tuesday! This office was truly a community effort with support from our board, staff, residents, and community. There was some major magic that played a role in this move as...

IKEA building

Umbrella has been busy getting our new office all set up. We needed to enlist the help of board, staff and friends of Umbrella to get all the IKEA things together. As you can see Kelly and Sean were working hard while Evan was falling behind.. looking distracted by his ...

Strategic Review

Tonight was the review of our strategic plan. Cassie and Duanna joined us for love and a lap to nap on. We had a great meeting and everyone is really excited about where Umbrella is at, and where we are heading. It is a great time to be part of Umbrella, especially if ...

AGM 2019

Tonight was Umbrella's AGM. We were thrilled with the turnout, support and great speakers. Thank you to all who attended. We are filled with gratitude. We are so thankful for Jacquelin, our board chair, who is so passionate about Umbrella. Echo Kulpas, our previo...

2019 AGM

Umbrella's 2019 Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, June 12 at 5pm. If you would like to join us and hear more about the great work Umbrella is doing in the community, please contact our office at 250-380-0595. We would love to see you!

Congratulations Jacquelin!

We could not be more proud of our Umbrella Society Board Chair, Jacquelin Green. She has been awarded the Victoria Community Leadership Award for Thriving Children and Youth. Jacquelin is well known in the community as a doer and a leader. We are grateful to have her on o...

Board Appreciation

It is Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we would like to thank our amazing volunteer Board of Directors for their passion, commitment and support of Umbrella. This year will see some changes to our board, as Sue and Chuck move on, we welcome Kate and Kelly to the Umbrella...

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...

Umbrella Christmas 2018

Tonight Umbrella staff and board celebrated another year of great work being done in our community. This annual Christmas event is a highlight for both board and staff. Everyone enjoyed an evening of food, games and fun - and a reflection of how much we have grown! A h...

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.