Umbrella Initiatives Foundation works with local community partners to positively transform educational opportunities for children. Through the goal oriented outreach of the Backpack Project and Bilingual Voices Program we are dedicated to improve educational access, quality, and opportunity.

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By donating you are helping to transform projects into realities and aiding community groups to improve their neighborhoods.

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The Adventures of Paloma

The Adventures of Paloma is a children's book and educational project spun out of the Backpack Project which encourages literacy in Peru and Bolivia.

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Backpack Project

The Backpack Project gives a better start for children living in poverty through providing a backpack, supplies, and one week of scholastic reinforcement for children in need.

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Behind the scenes look during Yenny's interview

Nominated for Non-Profit of the Year

Congrats to You & Umbrella Initiatives…. Umbrella Initiatives has been nominated by the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Non-profit of the year for the State of Maryland in working with the Latino Community.  This is a great honor and it is excellent to be recognized.  However, we are cognizant that the work we do

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Feliz Navidad

Happy Holidays, Feliz Navidad

We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! During this Season of giving and light we invite you to join with us to provide a better educational opportunity for children in Peru and Bolivia. Currently we are in the final days of 2016 and in the midst of purchasing all the necessary

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