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CaringBridge Donor Spotlight: Rik Lalim

Please meet Rik Lalim, a long-time friend of CaringBridge. CaringBridge Author, Donor, Volunteer Rik’s been volunteering since the earliest days of CaringBridge. He’s a CaringBridge donor and Advisory Council member. Rik became a CaringBridge donor like many do—after his own experience with the life-changing service. He’s been both a CaringBridge visitor and author for websites for himself and his mother. A […]

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Meet the Luthers

On Memorial Day weekend of 2013, Kevin and Tara Luther noticed something odd: the left side of their son Nolan’s face wasn’t as animated as it usually was. Their holiday weekend turned into an urgent-care visit, which then became a hospital stay. Within the week, four-year-old Nolan underwent two surgeries. At the end of the second surgery, a diagnosis: Nolan […]

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A Place for Bringing Hearts Together

It’s been a long two-and-a-half years since the moment my son Graham was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer. What we thought was a lazy eye turned into the diagnosis no one wants to hear: Cancer. He was just six months old. After Graham’s cancer diagnosis, our lives went upside-down. We were introduced to the world of medical jargon, […]

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Online Support System Gets Doctor Through His Cancer Journey

“Through CaringBridge, I’ve learned that the ability to communicate with others is crucial when battling a grave illness or disease. People’s support has been vital to getting through what I’ve gone through.” – Dr. Matt Dudley As a physician undergoing cancer treatments far from home, Dr. Matt Dudley relied on the love of family and friends. Things moved pretty fast […]

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Two Billion Hearts

What a moment. Two billion visits to CaringBridge. Two billion. That’s not a typo. What a Milestone What does two billion visits mean? To us, it means there is no upper limit to love. It means two billion loving acts have happened in the world—on CaringBridge alone. When CaringBridge began 19 years ago, it was just one site, for one […]

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In the New Year, Pause and Refresh: Resolutions for Caregivers

The beginning of a new year is a time to reflect on what’s important so that you can make the most of the year ahead. When you’re a caregiver, it’s easy to get caught up in your hectic schedule. This New Year, take a moment to pause, breathe and remember why you do what you do: love! Get re-inspired with […]

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