CaringBridge: An Award-Winning Nonprofit

Design For Experience Awards (2014)

Design For Experience Awards (2014) UX Magazine

UX Magazine honored CaringBridge with the Design That Makes a Difference award for a design experience that makes a meaningful difference in people’s lives.

Dot.Org Awards (2014)

Dot.Org Awards (2014) Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits honored CaringBridge’s Share Your Heart Contest campaign with a Dot.Org Award for Connecting Communities.

Sona Mehring, 2012 Best of the Cities Honoree

Best of the Cities (2012) Minnesota Monthly

The editorial staff of Minnesota Monthly named Sona Mehring, CaringBridge Founder and CEO, as People of 2012 in their annual "Best of the Cities" issue.

Gary Ablan, CIO of the Year 2012

CIO of the Year (2012) Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named Gary Ablan, Vice President of Technology for CaringBridge, a CIO of the Year.

Sona Mehring, 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen Award

Dakota County Exceptional Businesswomen (2012) Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly

The Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly and the Dakota County Technical College Foundation selected Sona Mehring, founder and CEO of CaringBridge, as one of the 11 recipients of the 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen award.

2011 Aesculapius Award Honoree

Aesculapius Award of Excellence (2011) Health Improvement Institute

The Aesculapius Award recognizes organizations that have shown excellence in health communication to the public through the use of websites or television or radio public service announcements.

Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award (2011) University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire presented CaringBridge Founder and CEO Sona Mehring with the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award which recognizes distinguished service to the community, state or nation.

Darla Nemec - 2011 CFO of the Year Honoree

CFO of the Year (2011) Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named Darla Nemec, Vice President of Finance and Administration for CaringBridge, CFO of the Year in the nonprofit category.

Silver Award - eHealthcare Leadership Awards

Silver Award: Best Interactive Site (2011) eHealthcare Leadership Awards

Recognizing the best websites and digital communications efforts of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical firms and business improvement initiatives.

Lead411 2nd Annual Technology 200 List (2011)

Lead411 2nd Annual Technology 200 List (2011) Technology 200

The Technology 200 list ranks tech companies with the highest percent of revenue growth from 2008 to 2010. CaringBridge was ranked 113 on the list.

Franciscan International Award (2011)

Franciscan International Award (2011) Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center

The Franciscan International Award recognizes individuals who serve others in an outstanding way with their acts of charity. In 2011 CaringBridge was honored for connecting families and friends when health matters most.

Platinum Award: Best Web 2.0 (2010)

Platinum Award: Best Web 2.0 (2010) eHealthcare Leadership Awards

In recognition of being an outstanding healthcare website for consumers and healthcare professionals.

Silver Award: Best Interactive Site (2010)

Silver Award: Best Interactive Site (2010) eHealthcare Leadership Awards

In recognition of being an outstanding healthcare website for consumers and healthcare professionals.

Health Care Hero (2010)

Health Care Hero (2010) Twin Cities Business

CaringBridge won the Community Outreach category for its leadership in focusing on solving a particular healthcare issue — connecting patients with their family and friends to share information, love and support during a serious health challenge, care and recovery.

Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business Award

Women Industry Leader (2009) Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named Sona Mehring, founder and CEO of CaringBridge, as one of 25 Women Industry Leaders in the Twin Cities. Selection was based on professional achievements, leadership qualities and drive.

Mission Award for Innovation (2009)

Mission Award for Innovation (2009) Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

CaringBridge was recognized for its creative applications and nontraditional approaches to solving community challenges, and its collaboration with other nonprofits, businesses and governmental agencies.

Groundswell Finalist (2009)

Groundswell Finalist (2009) Forrester

CaringBridge was recognized for its creative applications and nontraditional approaches to solving community challenges, and its collaboration with other nonprofits, businesses and governmental agencies.

Silver Award: Best Interactive Site (2008)

Silver Award: Best Interactive Site (2008) eHealthcare Leadership Awards

In recognition of outstanding healthcare websites for consumers and healthcare professionals, CaringBridge received a Silver Award for Best Interactive Site and was a finalist for eHealth Organizational Commitment.

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (2008)

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (2008) U.S. Congress

This certificate was presented to Sona Mehring, founder and CEO of CaringBridge, in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community.

Corporate Caring Award (2007)

Corporate Caring Award (2007) Angel Foundation

This award was presented to Sona Mehring by Angel Foundation in honor of her outstanding contribution to the health and wellness of cancer survivors and their families.

Women Working for Change (2006)

Women Working for Change (2006) MSN.com

Sona Mehring was recognized and highlighted by MSN.com as one of the nation's leading Women Working for Change.

Alumni Excellence Award (2006)

Alumni Excellence Award (2006) University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin — Eau Claire presented Sona Mehring with the Alumni Excellence in Service-Learning Award.

Telly Award (2005)

Telly Award (2005) Silver Telly Council

CaringBridge received a Telly Award for the video, Brighid's Legacy. The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the web.

Tekne finalist (2005)

Tekne finalist (2005) Minnesota High Tech Association

The Tekne Awards celebrate innovations and individuals that have positively impacted Minnesota's technology-based economy.