Backpack 2013

Watch highlights from the Backpack Project from 2013!

Running in Support

When we usually think about running the first thought that usually comes to mind is running for exercise or perhaps even running for safety.  However, in September both Rob Rivers and Julio Goicochea have been running to make a positive difference through supporting Umbrella Initiative’s Backpack Project.  Both of them recently ran half marathons and through their fleet feet and […]

Umbrella Expands

Volunteers and new team members are raising their hands to be counted as one of the ranks!  We are extremely pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Umbrella Initiatives team Stéphanie Archambault Lemire and Randy Delgado. Stéphanie Archambault Lemire | Intern Stéphanie is currently a Master’s student in International Studies (International development) at the University of Montreal. […]