Christmas at our houses

The residents at our recovery houses are feeling festive and getting ready for Santa. All the trees were decorated by the residents and all are very different, we love them all! We had an artificial tree and some decorations donated to us this year, and of course, ou...

O’ Christmas Tree!

Our friends at Anawim have hooked up Umbrella with the biggest, fattest Christmas tree we have ever had! This massive beauty was delivered to Foundation House, inspected and approved by Lyca and is ready to be decorated by the residents. Evan, our in house Christmas e...

Halloween at our houses

We have some creative carvers at our houses again this year! Also noticing a new trend of adding other vegetables to the pumpkins... Happy Halloween from Umbrella and our awesome residents!

Thank You from Our Residents!

Christmas joy is in the air, and the residents of Umbrella's supportive recovery houses know how to celebrate the season! With the support of our amazing community, every resident in our houses will wake up on Christmas morning to thoughtfully donated gifts. Christmas ca...

Umbrella Holiday Hours

The Umbrella Society office will be closed on December 25th and 26th as well as January 1st. The SMART Recovery group at the Umbrella office will be canceled on December 25th 2019 and January 1st 2020 for Christmas and New Years. The group will return on January 8th 2020...

Christmas Party 2019

Last night was our annual staff/board Christmas mixer, this year we held it at our new office! This space was perfect for chatting, eating and playing our annual gift stealing game. All in all it was another fun Umbrella event! Nicole and Amy chatting and socializing...

Anawim Tree 2019

One of our favorite yearly traditions is shopping for Christmas trees at Anawim House. Anawim has been a great community partner over the years and they always have the most incredible trees! A big thank you to Terry for helping Evan pick out the perfect ones for our re...

Staff Christmas Fun 2019

Christmas came early for the Umbrella Staff! We all got together yesterday to celebrate the season and each other. There was delish food from noodle box and tons of games. We challenged each others knowledge about each other with a staff quiz which Evan won. (And c...

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...

Santa Arrived!

Today, Sharlene and Evan got to play Santa Claus and deliver gifts to the residents of Foundation House, Cooper House and Hudson House. Members of our generous community, like Char, Kristen, Bobbi and Kathy, provided wonderful gifts for the residents of all three houses,...