Rob Runs for Umbrella

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On September 8, 2013, Rob Rivers will run the Park’s Half Marathon in Rockville, Maryland in support of Umbrella Initiative’s Backpack Project. His goal is to raise at least $2,000.00, which will provide for a week of academic reinforcement and backpack for over 80 children. Over the past few weeks Rob has been training hard and running over 25 miles […]

Fundraising for Backpacks

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On June 8, 2013 we will be celebrated the third Anniversary of Umbrella Initiatives Foundation!  With the main goal of fundraising for future projects and activities.  The party  kicked off in the mid-afternoon with great food and a short presentation about the work and activities of Umbrella.  More than 40 people enjoyed the celebration which raised over $1000 to support our […]

Backpack Project Update

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This past February we completed the third annual Backpack Project and we reached out to over 500 children living in poverty. Through the project every one of the children received backpacks with pencils, pens, and paper to the academic year. The project expanded to four different elementary schools located in both Lima and Piura. Through this work over 60 volunteers participated over a couple of weeks to […]