It’s our Birthday!

It’s our Birthday! We are 7 years old today. Happy and proud with much to reflect on and loads to look forward to. Reaching 7 years is a great milestone for any charity, business or organisation. It feels like a milestone of success. We think that’s down to our very simple mantra – to care […]

Lifeline for families caring for seriously ill children

The impact of COVID-19 is pushing families caring for a seriously ill child to breaking point. It is a frightening and lonely time for carers. If you need help or advice, or just someone to talk to, our partner charity, Together for Short Lives has a helpline and their family support hub is available to you. They […]

Shine a Spotlight on Brainstrust

Brainstrust is a UK wide brain tumour charity and a community, which helps thousands of people who are affected by a brain tumour diagnosis. They have been part of our growing referral network since 2016 and continue to refer their beneficiaries to us for a free break at Kingham Cottage. Thus, we’d like to shine […]

Staying connected with hospices

Charmain Felts has long been an ambassador for After Umbrage. She works for Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Bedfordshire in their Family Support Team. Charmain and her team do amazing work for families whose loved ones have very complex health needs. She acts as a conduit between her beneficiaries that become ours. Staying connected […]

It’s Children’s Hospice Week

This is a special week of the year that we down tools and shine a light on Children’s Hospices. It’s time to celebrate the amazing work they do for tired Mums and Dads. The work they do for brothers and sisters who are feeling angry, lonely, or confused. And, for the whole family during the […]