After Umbrage aims to provide idyllic holiday accommodation in some of the more scenic areas of rural Britain so that those who take care of loved ones with a terminal illness may have the break away that they truly deserve.

Easy fundraising for After Umbrage

Date: February 13th, 2020
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Easy fundraising for After Umbrage

We acknowledge that fundraising can be time consuming. Some events require you to devote large amounts of energy training to improve fitness levels. So for those of you struggling with this, we have some answers. Here are some easy quick wins We want fundraising to be fun, as little effort as possible and easy to
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Commit to Fundraise this February

Date: February 6th, 2020
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Commit to Fundraise this February

Do you have some New Year energy left to get fit and fundraise for After Umbrage? Here are some ideas for you to support After Umbrage to help us sustain our work – caring for carers. Ideas via Run for Charity We have partnered with this organisation to offer you choice. We can access a
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The Harry Potter story continues

Date: January 29th, 2020
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The Harry Potter story continues

PART TWO Sarah Potter is an After Umbrage beneficiary with a story of strength and compassion, warmth and humanity. Her Dad is called Christopher Harry Potter which has caused much humour in their lives. Here is part two of her story.  What were your struggles and your joys as a carer? I think that none
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After Umbrage tells the Harry Potter story

Date: January 27th, 2020
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After Umbrage tells the Harry Potter story

PART ONE After Umbrage beneficiaries often come forward to tell their heart-warming stories of resilience, family strength and kindness. Sarah Potter is one such lovely lady. We are delighted she found After Umbrage and are proud to share her story here, in two parts, as there’s simply too much to share in one alone. Sarah’s
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After Umbrage visits Carers Hub in Cambridge

Date: January 22nd, 2020
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After Umbrage visits Carers Hub in Cambridge

After Umbrage visited the Girton, Cambridge Carers Hub this week. It was a ‘welcome back’ by Laura Horne, Family Carer Coordinator at Caring Together. We first met the Family Carers Team in November 2017 soon after winning funding from The National Lottery Community Fund for the first time. We learned just before Christmas that The
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After Umbrage announces Family Umbrage

Date: January 12th, 2020
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After Umbrage announces Family Umbrage

Hello 2020 and hello Friends and Beneficiaries of After Umbrage, What does a New Year and a new decade mean to you? Lots of things no doubt. A new beginning. A chance to learn a new skill. A new focus. The opportunity to develop a new habit – like dry January. Perhaps break a bad
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Top Fundraising Tips to help more Carers

Date: December 16th, 2019
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Top Fundraising Tips to help more Carers

The work of After Umbrage is sustained by fundraising. This is all down to the wonderful support of friends, fellow charities and of course, The National Lottery Community Fund. It feels right at Christmas to thank you all for your dedication as it means so much to our small team. More than that though, it
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Maggie says her greatest joy is that Daniel has grown to be a polite and creative young man, facing life bravely and cheerfully

Date: December 9th, 2019
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Maggie says her greatest joy is that Daniel has grown to be a polite and creative young man, facing life bravely and cheerfully

Beneficiaries of After Umbrage are a resilient little crowd. Behind their stoic fronts lie amazing stories. This is the tale of the Raja Family of a small village on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. Daniel Raja was born with only half a functioning heart and other complications. The condition is called Hypoplastic Left Heart
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Meet The Team: Our Social Media Manager Laura Davies

Date: December 1st, 2019
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Meet The Team: Our Social Media Manager Laura Davies

It’s time for Part 4 of our Meet The After Umbrage Team series! And this month we’re introducing you to Laura Davies, who has been running our social media channels for the past four years.  Tell us a little about you. I was born in London, grew up in North Somerset and have now returned
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‘I love being part of the After Umbrage story’

Date: November 15th, 2019
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‘I love being part of the After Umbrage story’

Vanda Rorbach, beneficiary of After Umbrage, became a carer for her Mum, Lynne, six years ago. Lynne has frontal temporal dementia and last year was diagnosed with cancer. Her Mum has never smoked and doesn’t drink so it was a huge shock. As a very active woman all her life – sometimes holding down two jobs
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