Media Coverage

Star Tribune

Eleven-year-old Gavin Pierson has lived through more surgeries than birthdays. The Ramsey boy endured 27 surgeries for a brain tumor he defeated in an epic six-year battle fought with lasers, scalpels, experimental drugs and his own relentless optimism.

November 25, 2017

Star Tribune

CaringBridge, Eagan, has hired Elizabeth Olson as it chief financial officer. Olson was most recently in financial leadership positions at nonprofit and advocacy organizations such as Volunteers of America and Grassroots Solutions Inc.

November 13, 2017

ABC News

Bunke was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2014, faced 18 rounds chemotherapy and had a partial leg amputation known as rotationplasty to attempt to remove the cancer from her left leg. Her mother Vicki recorded various aspects of Bunke’s health journey on a CaringBridge blog.

October 10, 2017


Pictures of Zachary Hartsell sit in the living room of his mother, Kat Schilling. Even now, they serve as a reminder to her about her son – even while he was battling Stage 4 Ewings sarcoma. “When they came to do his Make-A-Wish, he didn’t ask for anything for himself he asked for something that would benefit or be nice for the whole family to use,” Schilling said to WEAU 13 News on Tuesday.

August 22, 2017

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Even though Sona Mehring realized long ago that nursing was not her thing, she still found a way to help millions of people around the world during their health crises. Sona — a 1983 UW-Eau Claire computer science graduate — retired in June from CaringBridge, a website she founded 20 years ago to help patients’ families and friends easily connect and communicate during a medical crisis.

July 13, 2017

Pioneer Press

To honor this year’s 20th anniversary of CaringBridge, the Interstate 35W Bridge in Minneapolis will be lit up with colors of the Eagan-based global social networking website — magenta and orange — from dusk Thursday until dawn Friday.

June 22, 2017