Media Coverage


Time has not dimmed her parents’ pride. “So that’s her nose and her mouth,” says JoAnn Hardegger, pointing to the ultrasound photo in the baby book propped on the lap of her husband, Darrin Swanson.

March 12, 2017

Dakota County Tribune

CaringBridge has connected millions of people throughout the world in a time when they need it most. The website’s free personal, private pages have been filled with words of encouragement and prayers for decades.

February 16, 2017

Twin Cities Business Magazine

Sona Mehring, the founder of CaringBridge — a nonprofit that helps family and friends create websites to connect during periods of health crisis — announced on Wednesday her intention to retire.

January 18, 2017

Star Tribune

Sona Mehring, founder of CaringBridge, will retire from the social network she created that hundreds of thousands of people have used to convey their journeys through health troubles and triumphs.

January 18, 2017


Natalie Bushaw and her husband, Ben, started their CaringBridge page in June 2003 when they learned that their twin sons would be born with serious birth defects. In the years since, as their sons have undergone more than 30 heart procedures and myriad medical crises, the Bushaws have used the site for emotional strength, support and a reminder of the caring community that surrounds their family.

December 16, 2016

Crain's Twin Cities

Eagan-based CaringBridge is a nonprofit web portal that allows families to build custom websites in support of friends and family members who are struggling with health crises.

November 13, 2016