Fundraising for After Umbrage

We were delighted when Bethan Williams announced that she was fundraising for After Umbrage and The William Templeton Foundation for Young People’s Mental Health (YPMH) jointly. At the end of April, Bethan got in touch to say that she was training for the London 10K on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May. She did marvellously and […]

Random Act of Kindess Day

Thursday 17th February is Random Act of Kindness Day. It’s a day when we are encouraged to perform kind gestures – for no other reason than to help brighten someone’s day. Why are we celebrating this day? Kindness is a core value of After Umbrage. It makes perfect sense for us to mark this day […]

Marta raises awareness for After Umbrage

Marta Palada of Bucharest, Romania knows how family dynamics change when a loved one has cancer. “Even though I was not the main carer, I was involved with looking after my late grandfather during his battle against cancer,” she says. Marta has been raising awareness for After Umbrage during her university studies. Marta is a member […]

Caring at Christmas is lonely and worrying

Carers UK has released a new research briefing about how carers are feeling about Christmas. They are asking for support in sharing the findings from the research. We want to do our bit and ask that you share this with your network too. We know that caring at Christmas can be a lonely and worrying […]

International Women’s Day, meet our Founder, Tara Belcher

In celebration of International Women’s Day tomorrow (8th March) we thought it would be fitting to share the story of After Umbrage’s female founder, Tara Belcher… Tell us a little about you! I was born in Wimbledon, London, where I spent 12 happy years before moving up to Conington, near Peterborough, where I have been […]