Plan to celebrate our 10th Anniversary

Rather excitingly, 2023 is our 10th anniversary. We are 10 years old in September but like all good celebrations they take some planning. This is where you come in. Can you be part of our plan to celebrate our 10th Anniversary? Getting creative We are proud to have sustained After Umbrage for 10 years. During […]

The best charity holiday stays in the UK

We are number 3 of the best charity holiday stays in the UK according to The Guardian. The author, Rhiannon Batten is a┬ájournalist, and author with a focus on travel, sustainability, design, food, and parenting. Rhiannon explains that booking a stay at one of her recommended holiday places will be a contribution towards a worthy […]

Share the Bear for Carers Week 2022

Do you remember our Share the Bear campaign last year for Carers Week in June 2021? Well, we hope so. And we are back with more. What is Carers Week? Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring. We highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to […]

Dominic and Lily support After Umbrage

We are proud to introduce you to two more members of the Bath University Team. They are part of the team supporting After Umbrage. It’s part of their third-year Business degree course. They have chosen After Umbrage to help us raise awareness with a new, younger audience and to fundraise for us. Dominic and Lily […]

Hannah Roberts donates to After Umbrage

One of our amazing beneficiaries, Hannah Roberts and her family have made a donation to After Umbrage. They gave us a special mention at their son, Elijah’s baptism. Their family and friends have made the donation collectively. We thank them warmly. To accompany their donation they sent a heart-warming note that we’d like to share […]

It broke my heart

Sharon and her partner, Chris, have recently visited Kingham Cottage. As carers for Sharon’s daughter, Sarah, in her 30s, and Chris’s Mum who is now 90, they have a hectic life. Sharon says there were times, when she was caring for Sarah, that it broke her heart. A little background… Chris and Sharon Rigby have […]

After Umbrage Combats Loneliness

Our beneficiaries say that caring for their loved ones is extremely rewarding. But it also brings many challenges. The loneliness that carers experience is caused by a variety of different challenges. And these are, more often than not, out of their control. They may be too busy that they have no time or energy left […]