Stories of love, hope and connection
Discover the power our families felt when connecting with their communities of support. Here are their stories.
never too young to make a difference. Two selfless children prove that you’re never too young to demonstrate the power of caring.
spirits lifted by community support. Jenny’s community supported her with messages of hope and encouragement on her CaringBridge Site. Now she volunteers by sharing her story and helping other families learn about CaringBridge.
raising money for CaringBridge. After the Miller family went through a children’s cancer health event with their daughter Karsyn, they created Karsyn's Krusaders. The group raised money for the CaringBridge SupportPlanner.
the blessing of connection. For the Hewitts, their personal site became an online support community where they could openly share their ups and downs; an online support community that provided comfort and hope during a tough time.
a mom grateful for a community of support. When Kristen Dunne needed a way to share her daughter Molly’s health updates, she was grateful she already knew about CaringBridge. Kristen feels uplifted by the messages of love and support her community shares.
the gift of love and connection. CaringBridge helped Beth feel the emotional support of her community. Her CaringBridge site provided a safe haven for thoughts and an avenue for encouragement.
connection when it matters most. During a lengthy hospital stay, Tom Hildebrand’s CaringBridge site started by his daughter let him know he was not alone and gave him strength during his recovery.
triplet’s site connects family. 5-year-old Tara’s site illuminated the massive support of her community. Her family stayed connected because of CaringBridge.
iPhone app for support. Mark Stankey completed treatment for Wilms Kidney Cancer earlier this year. He and his wife Lindy share their story of how the CaringBridge iPhone app helped them connect to their support network.
Shelli’s double transplant. One woman suffering from diabetes since age 10 used CaringBridge to find strength and support as she underwent a double organ transplant.
Dayna uses pancreatic cancer blog to share her health journey. After a couple months of stomach problems, Dayna learned she had stage IV pancreatic cancer. She used CaringBridge as a creative outlet during her health journey.
meet Ramsey. The Farrar family finds the therapeutic benefits of journaling on a CaringBridge website during four-year-old Ramsey's treatment for leukemia.
life after brain tumor. The discovery of a brain tumor changed Rebecca's life forever. Her family kept loved ones informed during critical times with hourly CaringBridge updates.
positivity carries. A family's CaringBridge journey with their son's Hodgkin's Lymphoma diagnosis spans continents, bringing people together for health's sake.
expanding communication. When Ann experienced an unexpected brain injury, her grateful, engaged community was generous with more than support and prayers.