Eagan, Minn. (March 12, 2019) – In the month of March, CaringBridge donors can have twice the impact during the spring giving campaign beginning March 12 through March 28. The campaign features two generous matching gifts donated by a family who has felt the powerful impact of CaringBridge. This family will double donations received on March 12 and 13 up to $10,000 and March 27 and 28 up to $15,000.
CaringBridge is supported by tens of thousands of donors who use CaringBridge, understand the value it provides and keep it going. Donor support of CaringBridge enables 31 million people each year to stay connected to their loved ones through any health crisis, fulfilling the CaringBridge mission to build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. To date, there are nearly 800,000 websites on CaringBridge with a new CaringBridge site created every 8 minutes for someone in need.
“CaringBridge is grateful to all our donors who provide a space of help, healing and support to millions of people during the toughest times in life,” said Liwanag Ojala, CaringBridge CEO. “A gift today means that families will continue to have CaringBridge whenever they need it most, so that no one goes through a health journey alone.”
A donation to CaringBridge allows any family facing a health crisis the ability to create a free personal website that is ad-free and secure. Ninety percent of all funding comes from people who have experienced the power of CaringBridge firsthand. To learn more or make a tax-deductible contribution, visit caringbridge.org/give.
CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey using free personal websites. Their mission is to build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. Nearly 90 percent of all funding comes from individual donors. Since its founding in 1997 by Sona Mehring, nearly 800,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received 2.2 billion visits. Today, CaringBridge CEO Liwanag Ojala leads a team of 45 professionals with expertise in philanthropy, and consumer-centric product design and development. For more information, visit caringbridge.org.