Watermelon Champion

Check out this trophy! Our bookkeeper extraordinaire Steve won his workplace watermelon eating contest while raising some money for Umbrella. Steve is a very important person to Sharlene and the team, and it is little things like eating more watermelon than anyone else ...

The Big, Bad Boston Bruins

Umbrella is beyond thrilled to announce our second fundraiser taking place October 5, 2019 at The Q Centre. We have invited the Big, Bad Boston Bruins Alumni, led by Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque, to come to Victoria and play a charity hockey game with all funds goi...

Game Night

Tonight is the sold out Victoria Royals Fan Appreciation game night at Save-On Foods Memorial Arena. Umbrella is hosting the Chuck-A-Puck, continuing to raise funds to purchase the recovery house we currently rent. Come out and support the Royals and Umbrella and if you...

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

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...