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About Laura Ashburn

Laura Ashburn works as a Content Specialist in San Diego. In her free time she enjoys cooking whenever she can and spending time exploring California and all it has to offer.

Laura's Posts:

National Volunteer Week: Eco Volunteering

We celebrate National Volunteer Week because we are inspired by our volunteers and want you to have the same kind of transformational experience. Each day we are delivering a post about taking action and encouraging individuals to be at the center of social change – discovering and demonstrating a collective power to make a difference. Check out the kick-off message […]

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National Volunteer Week: Be Inspired and Get Involved

It’s National Volunteer Week and it’s the perfect opportunity to get out and get involved. Each day this week, we will share ways to get involved. We’ll also offer up a volunteer challenge, with fun yet meaningful options: from playing games online to help feed the hungry to going outside and planting a tree. Each will give you the chance […]

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Volunteer of the Month – March 2014

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Everyone wonders what they would do if they were to win a large sum of money. Would they spend it purchasing new things like cars, trips, or a house? Or, perhaps they would invest the money […]

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Five Helpful and Inspirational Books for Caregivers

Everyone knows providing care for someone is a thankless, rewarding, tiresome, uplifting, roller coaster – filled with many twists and turns along the way. Fortunately, for those who experience caregiving in some way, many books for caregivers exist to inform and assist you with various elements of the process. Whether you are providing direct care or someone who knows a caregiver, there […]

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Family of the Month – February 2014

This month, we are going to highlight an amazing young girl, her family and the community that went above and beyond to support them during her health journey. On August 2, 2013, Sophia V. and her family received her life-altering diagnosis of stage 4 ryhabdomyosarcoma alveolar. “Our world shattered— we knew something was very wrong with our sweet daughter,” said […]

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Family of the Month – January 2014

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. On April 11 2013, everything changed for Jeanine N. and her daughter, Jaidan, who appeared to be simply under the weather and in need of some fluids. After three days of rest and recovery with no […]

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