Impact Tour

The United Way Impact Tour bus arrived at Foundation House this morning. We were honoured to welcome staff and funders to share with them the impact that Umbrella and Foundation House have on the community. We couldn't let them leave without a token of our appreciation f...

TJ Thrives!

TJ's journey with us has not been without it's ups and downs but today was a definite up! A vet visit confirmed that TJ continues to thrive and has gained 15lbs. TJ reminds us all daily to stay present, patient and mindful and for that we are forever grateful.

Feeling the love

The holidays are over, but the residents at both Hudson House and Foundation House are bringing the love they felt into the new year. The community really came together and helped spoil all 16 residents. A huge thank you to everyone who donated to Umbrella, purchased ba...

Christmas Fundraiser

This year, we decided to try a little fundraising to purchase gifts for the residents in Foundation House and Hudson House. Our ED baked dozens of cookies and the team delivered them. This little fundraiser, became a huge fundraiser - $1506.00!! We were able to purchase...

Oh Christmas Tree!

The residents at Foundation House did a great job decorating the house and this beautiful tree we purchased from our friends at Anawim House. Pictured below is Warren, our senior resident, showing off the final results. It is going to be a very Merry Christmas!

TJ Update

TJ is dressed for the grey weather and continue to brighten the lives of our Foundation House residents. While still nervous of new people, TJ continues to win everyone over with his gentle nature.

Pumpkin carving

Our annual pumpkin carving at Foundation House was a big success again this year. Not all the guys participated but it was fun for those that did. Happy Halloween!

Royals Season Tickets!

We couldn't be more excited! Devin from the Victoria Royals came by the office yesterday to drop off our season Tickets and some fun bobble heads. The Royals are off to an exceptional start to the season and our two Foundation House residents who attended the game l...

Vancity Visit

A few employees from Vancity visited Foundation House today. Elyse, Fred and Ben had a tour and visit with some of the residents and staff as they delivered a check to Umbrella. Umbrella will be using this money to help the residents be more prepared as they transition ...

TJ … an update.

TJ has been living at Foundation House for just under a month and is really adjusting well to all the love and attention he is receiving. He still needs to gain weight, but he is getting used to the busyness of the house and TJ has figured out the best place to sleep i...