Family that crosses three generations

We are proud to introduce to you, a family that crosses three generations. At the helm are Brian and Janet who are from Portsmouth. Brian and Janet have recently enjoyed a break at Kingham Cottage. We met Brian through one of his daughters, Janine Collier, who works for Tees Law. It is a Top 200 […]

Fundraising events for runners and more

As you may know, the London Marathon ballot results were released recently. As a result, we’ve been busy sourcing events for those runners seeking an alternative race to take on in 2022. There are fundraising events for runners and those seeking an adrenaline rush. There is something for everyone. We’ve been in touch with our […]

Cpl partners with After Umbrage

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Cpl UK. Our new partner is the specialist talent staffing business for Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Technology that is part of Cpl. They have appointed After Umbrage their Charity of the Year taking effect immediately. The key to this new partnership is the alignment of our […]

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 […]

Meet the Bath University Project Team

Let us introduce Lucas Spencer of Stratford-Upon-Avon to you. He is part of the Bath University project team that chose After Umbrage to raise awareness for and to fundraise. He – along with Jack, Lily, Dom, Marta, and Grace – has been introducing After Umbrage to a new audience. That audience is university students and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Tips to Book a Break

Beneficiaries of After Umbrage are carers of loved ones living with life-limiting conditions. For them, life contains perpetual rounds of hospital visits, form filling in, and sleepless nights. They worry about what the next day will unfold. They are constantly on the go, feeling unwell themselves but have no time for self-care. Furthermore, often they […]

Comfort is our Focus

These are very worrying times. They have resulted in huge changes in the way we live and work to keep us all safe during the coronavirus outbreak. We are in this together and we hope you feel some comfort from that. Indeed, comfort has been the focus of After Umbrage since our outset in 2013, […]