Thank you Cold Comfort!

Thank you so much to Cold Comfort for their recent fundraiser for the Umbrella Society! For the month of December, the local ice cream hot spot donated all proceeds from scoops of ice cream to the Umbrella Society. Support from the business community is always so very ...

Christmas Fundraiser 2019

Thank you to each and every person who bought cookies for this years Umbrella Christmas Cookie Fundraiser. Sharlene spent countless hours in the kitchen whipping up her incredible (and beautiful) cookies and the support from the community was overwhelming. We raised $1,7...

Cold Comfort Ice Cream

This afternoon we got the chance to chat with the owner of local ice cream shop extraordinaire, Cold Comfort. They wanted to know about how Umbrella uses donations and what the impact of a fundraiser was on programs. An hour later, our Facebook lit up when we learned tha...

Halloween Community Support

How amazing is this? Pete and Brenda, pictured here with the Umbrella team, had their 3rd annual Halloween Haunted House and had a couple of Umbrella donation tins on hand. Today, they joined us at our staff meeting to bring an extremely generous donation of $1415.10! ...

And the total is…

On October 5 Umbrella hosted our second ever fundraiser charity hockey game with the Boston Bruins Alumni helping us raise money for the downpayment on our recovery house we are purchasing. Well the numbers are in and we are thrilled to be adding $26,000 to our downpayme...

THANK YOU is not enough

Umbrella had our second fundraiser last weekend and we need to take a few moments to acknowledge our gratitude for the support and generosity of many. Bear with us, the list is long, as it takes a community to pull off a hockey game. Thanks to the Boston Bruins Alumni ...

Our two favourite people…

...are definitely Tess and Chris from 100.3 The Q. There are not enough wonderful adjectives that can describe these two! They joined us Friday night at our recovery house and hung out with the residents and Bruins alumni while we all shared some pizza and hockey storie...

Foundation House Visit

Tonight, the Bruins alumni came over to Foundation House to meet the residents, see the house and eat some pizza that was donated by Boston Pizza! We heard some amazing stories, filmed a video with Tess and Chris from 100.3 The Q and had some big laughs. The team did no...

Mark Stone

  One more sleep until Game Day! We are excited to have an autographed Mark Stone jersey from the Las Vegas Knights. This is just one of the incredible silent auction items that we will have up for bid tomorrow. Don't miss you chance, this game is going to be a hoc...

Donation Tins

During the month of October, Umbrella has donation tins at all our local BC Liquor Stores. It may seem odd to see Umbrella in our local liquor stores, but we are pleased to have this opportunity to bring awareness to Umbrella while raising funds for people who struggle ...