Our Anawim Tree

Everyone at Umbrella is getting a bit more excited every day for the holiday season. And nothing makes us feel more Christmassy than tree shopping at Anawim. Evan stopped by Anawim with morning to chat with their Executive Director, Terry Edison-Brown, about all things...

VIP Packages

Did you know that there are a limited number of VIP tickets available for the February 10, 2019 charity hockey game with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni and the Greater Victoria Fire-fighters? These tickets are a must have for the Habs fan in your life! They include a mee...

100.3 The Q

Umbrella is grateful to 100.3 The Q for agreeing to be the media sponsor for our charity hockey game on February 10. It takes a lot to pull a fundraiser together and we are so happy to have The Q, The Grizzlies, The Greater Victoria Firefighters and so many more people h...

Victoria Grizzlies

Umbrella is pretty excited about our upcoming charity hockey fundraiser with our local firefighters facing off against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni, but, without the support of the Victoria Grizzlies, we wouldn't be able to pull this off. We have been receiving guidance...

Al Ferraby

Guess who is singing the national anthem at our charity hockey game? CFAX's host Al Ferraby! We are really excited to welcome Al to be a part of our big fundraiser and the day. Game day and double header tickets and a limited amount of VIP tickets are on sale, get your...

Happy Retirement!

Kelly Sharman, Coordinator of SAMI and AMCS for Island Health, and HUGE supporter of Umbrella, is celebrating his last day of work. Umbrella values and appreciates Kelly and all he has done for the MHSU system and clients, and will miss him A LOT! To celebrate this exci...

It’s Cliff!

Everyone at Umbrella is very excited that The Q's Cliff Lequesne has agreed to be the announcer at our Charity Hockey Game on February 10, 2019. This family friendly event sees the Greater Victoria Firefighters facing off against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni! We can't ...

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.

Puppies!

It was a tough start to the work day today for Evan and Lesley. While sharing about Umbrella with provincial employees, a group of adorable puppies arrived filled with energy, licks and love! Puppies make early morning starts worthwhile!

Project Connect 2018

Project Connect is one of our favorite community events and it's not hard to see why. Yesterday, Blake and Cait had a great time connecting with the community and learning about the other resources available to people struggling with housing, mental health, addiction and ...