Top Features Every CaringBridge Visitor Should Know About

There are so many ways to lighten the load for a friend or loved one during a health journey. Reading and responding to Journal updates is important, of course, but here are additional Ways to Help:

Top Features Every CaringBridge Visitor Should Know About
Ways to Help

Hub of Help

Click the Ways to Help icon to see if your friend or loved one has requested specific support, anything from when to visit and favorite foods to special events. If they haven't yet identified what kind of support is helpful, you might be able to point out the Personal Message and Support Links features.

Personal Fundraising

Personal Fundraising

Bills keep coming during a health journey. If your friend or loved one has activated a personal fundraising campaign through GoFundMe, you'll see the link on their Ways to Help page. If they haven't set up a fundraising program, through GoFundMe or another service, you may choose to make a mention of it.

Homescreen Icon

For speed and convenience, many visitors add the CaringBridge icon to the homescreen of their smartphones or tablets — no app-downloading required. Here's how to do it:

Apple Device

  1. Using Safari on your iPhone or iPad, go to www.CaringBridge.org
  2. When the page has finished loading, select the "Share" button, which appears at the bottom of the iPhone screen and the top of the tablet screen.
  3. Select the option "Add to Homescreen." Another screen will appear where you may type in a name for the CaringBridge icon. When you are ready, tap the "Add" button in the top right corner of the screen.

Any time want to visit your friend or loved one's CaringBridge website, simply tap the icon on your homescreen.

Android

  1. Using Google Chrome on your smartphone, go to www.CaringBridge.org
  2. When the page has finished loading, select the “Menu” button, and select from the options "Add to Home Screen."
  3. You may rename the CaringBridge icon if you'd like. When you are ready, tap the "Add" button.

Now you are able to visit your loved one’s CaringBridge website by simply tapping the icon on your homescreen.

Follow to Stay Connected

Follow to Stay Connected

Sign up to receive alerts when your friend or loved one posts a new Journal update. Then show your timely support through a Journal comment or Well Wish message, story, memory, photo or video. Your uplifting messages of love and hope give strength when it is needed most.

To sign up to receive text or email notifications, look for the "Follow Site" button at the top of your friend or loved one's website.

We're Glad You're Using CaringBridge

Nearly 90% of CaringBridge funding comes from people like you, who have experienced the power of CaringBridge firsthand. We are deeply grateful for every donation that helps deliver love, hope and compassion -- and supports features such as these.

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