Take a Break for Carers Week

This Carers Week (8th to 14th June) we invite you to take a break, relax, and join our Virtual Coffee Break. Enjoy your perfect cup of coffee knowing that you are helping to provide a free four-day break for unpaid carers. They contribute so much to their loved-ones, their families, and communities. So join us […]

2 Minutes to help Carers

We have a request for your help. With 2 minutes of your time, we could be in with a chance of winning a Movement for Good Award worth £1,000. This would go directly towards caring for carers. That’s why we ask for 2 minutes to help carers. And it’s very easy. To help Carers – […]

Walk for Cancer Related Causes

Has cancer touched your life? Do you walk for pleasure and health? Could you walk for Cancer Related Causes? If yes, we ask you to join us for the Non Dorset Walk. The goals of the walk are unchanged from the Dorset Walk that raised £50,000 and involved 400 people last year: To support cancer […]

£600 raised for carers

After Umbrage is delighted to announce that our wonderful supporters raised over £600 for carers. Via the #TwoPointSixChallenge they raised this money to help cover our running costs. It has exceeded our expectations and we thank everyone who has taken part. For those unfamiliar with this national initiative, it is the replacement campaign for the […]

Alison’s beneficiary story – An emotional road

After Umbrage beneficiaries have a lot in common – tremendous resilience and compassion being just two examples. Yet, they all have very different challenges to face and stories to tell as they care for their loved ones. Alison Bancroft who lives in New Bradwell in Milton Keynes, shares with us, in her own words, what […]

New Website for After Umbrage

After Umbrage – the charity that cares for carers – is delighted to announce the launch of their new website. With a fresh look, loaded with photographs of our carer beneficiaries and a user-friendly layout, we hope it makes accessing our service easier for everyone – especially the people caring for loved ones living with […]

Let’s get Involved in the #TwoPointSixChallenge

The #TwoPointSixChallenge Let’s Get Involved Can you help us? Like the other 170,000 UK charities we are struggling with our fundraising due to lockdown. But we have a plan. And you can be part of it. There’s no need to be a marathon runner to take part either. This is a challenge for all ages

Happy Easter

Hello to our many friends. Our beneficiaries, our referrers working at carers support organisations, hospices and GPs and our supporters. Every carer. We wish you Happy Easter.

Checking in with you

Isolation isn’t fun, is it? We are probably all experiencing some good days as well as bad ones. That’s why we are checking in with you. It is our wish to make as many days as possible a bit happier. Even just a little bit. So, here we are checking in and sending you our […]