May 7, 2013
CaringBridge Founder Mehring Reveals Inspiration For World's Largest Support Network In New Book
The founder of the world’s largest online support network, CaringBridge, reveals the inspiration for the social tool was born from grief. In her new book Hope Conquers All (Center Street/Hachette Book Group, August 2013), Sona Mehring reveals the death of a newborn was the catalyst for the birth of her organization, CaringBridge, which enables people to share information online during any kind of health event, thus streamlining the efforts of communicating to multiple family members and friends.
April 24, 2013
An Open Letter From CaringBridge CEO Sona Mehring
After considering stepping away from CaringBridge, I realized I have more work to do at this great organization. In ongoing discussions with the Board of Directors and senior leadership, I’ve decided my best path is still as CEO of CaringBridge.
April 22, 2013
Donor Pledges $25,000 Matching Gift to CaringBridge
A generous family has gifted $25,000 to inspire people to support CaringBridge’s mission. Gifts will be matched dollar for dollar until the $25,000 threshold is met.
March 20, 2013
CaringBridge Selected as Participating Charity for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
CaringBridge is a participating charity for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. Runners can dedicate their Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon to CaringBridge to raise funds for the nonprofit, helping it fulfill its mission to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.
March 12, 2013
Durham Family Wins The CaringBridge “Share Your Heart” Contest
More than 300 CaringBridge supporters from across the United States opened their hearts and entered the CaringBridge “Share Your Heart” photo, video, and essay contest, inspiring millions by sharing their everyday acts of kindness. The heartfelt entry that captured the most love was from Ellen Joyce who shared a touching story about her daughter’s nonprofit working to improve the lives of hospitalized children.
February 13, 2013
Barb Farrell Named CaringBridge Volunteer of the Year
CaringBridge, the nonprofit caring social network that connects people during any type of health event, named Barb Farrell its 2012 Volunteer of the Year.
February 12, 2013
Let's Share the Love! CaringBridge Launches 'Share Your Heart' Contest
This February, CaringBridge, the caring social network that keeps families and loved ones connected during any type of health event, invites people to submit touching acts of compassion during the “Share Your Heart” contest on heart.caringbridge.org.
January 23, 2013
CaringBridge Names Three New Board Members
CaringBridge recently appointed Bill McKinney, Katherine Tavitian and Jason Van de Loo to its board of directors. CaringBridge board members provide leadership, valued advice and governance of the caring social network.
January 17, 2013
Nonprofit CaringBridge Launches Event Fundraising Platform
CaringBridge, the nonprofit caring social network that connects people during any type of health event, recently launched an online fundraising platform called Event Central.
December 11, 2012
CaringBridge Provides a Guide for Giving Back During the Holiday Season
Many businesses and corporations rely on holiday shopping to boost revenue with consumer-driven holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but the holidays also are a time to reflect on the year and give back to the community.
November 30, 2012
Nonprofit CaringBridge Celebrates Togetherness in Year-End Giving Campaign
In 2012, 45 million people turned to CaringBridge, the caring social network, when they needed a place to feel the love and support of their community. As a nonprofit, CaringBridge relies on the generosity of donors. Donations allow anyone facing a health journey to use CaringBridge to create vital, valuable communities of support.
November 14, 2012
CaringBridge Provides Tips and Resources to Support Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Caregivers Month is dedicated to the compassionate people who care for and support the ill, disabled or elderly. This November, CaringBridge, the social network doing social good, is helping people recognize those selfless individuals by providing tips and resources for family and friends to connect with and support caregivers.
November 13, 2012
Minn.-Based Pear Tree Greetings and CaringBridge Launch Partnership
Mankato-based Pear Tree Greetings, maker of personalized greeting cards, today announced a new partnership with CaringBridge, a leading national nonprofit that provides online tools for people experiencing a life-changing health event. The partnership features a referral program in which Pear Tree Greetings donates $20 to CaringBridge for every referral purchase.
October 4, 2012
CaringBridge Lends A Hand With Tips For Those Who Need Help – And Those Who Want To Give It
Families in crisis often hesitate to ask for help. And friends may be unsure of when and how to offer assistance. Now, CaringBridge, the social network helping families and loved ones stay connected through health events, wants to take care a step further and provide tips and tools to those needing support.
August 23, 2012
CaringBridge Hosts Photo Station at Minnesota State Fair
Amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world. That’s the CaringBridge mission. By striking a pose at the CaringBridge photo station, fairgoers can do just that.
June 7, 2012
Nonprofit social network CaringBridge serves more people in more ways with new services and new look
CaringBridge, the social network that keeps families and loved ones connected during any type of health event, is launching a new look and new services that will help even more people support their loved ones during times of need.
March 15, 2012
CaringBridge Earns Top Rating From Leading Charity Evaluator
For the fifth consecutive year, CaringBridge earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest evaluator of charities.
February 20, 2012
CaringBridge Receives Gift to Establish First Endowment Fund
CaringBridge received its largest gift to date for the purpose of establishing an endowment fund. The Roger and Hazel Perkins Endowed Fund, established by the late Roger and Hazel Perkins of Edina, Minn., supports the CaringBridge mission to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.
January 26, 2012
CaringBridge Names Two New Board Members
CaringBridge recently appointed Leigh Bailey and Karen Hohertz-Jacobs to its board of directors.
January 13, 2012
CaringBridge Offers Green Bay Packers Website Style
CaringBridge announced today that the Green Bay Packers, defending world champions, have allowed CaringBridge to add a Packers-themed website template to its robust style library.