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About Michelle Van Engen

Michelle Van Engen is the Senior E-communications Specialist at CaringBridge. When she’s not online, she’s either reading, playing volleyball, baking or checking items off her life list.

Michelle's Posts:

A Mother’s Love, Amplified

Nothing is more powerful than a mother’s love. Every day at CaringBridge, we see examples of moms who would move mountains to help their children. With Mother’s Day just a few days away, we thought you might be inspired by the courage and optimism of these four moms. Happy Mother’s Day! 4 CaringBridge Stories for Mother’s Day Ann’s Story It’s […]

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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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The Power of Positivity

“Each morning of my cancer journey, reading my CaringBridge messages was the first thing I looked forward to.” – Steven Lewis Steven Lewis is the author of the book, “The Ripple Effect: How a Positive Attitude and a Caring Community Helped Save My Life.” Steven used CaringBridge during his two battles with pancreatic cancer and says CaringBridge was instrumental in […]

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Share Your Heartfelt Moments

Certain moments in our lives are worth remembering, celebrating and sharing. It is those everyday moments that fill your heart with joy that you’ll never forget and that still bring a smile to your face. These are the heartfelt moments we will always celebrate. Here are a few of the heartwarming moments we’ve gathered, and share your special moments in […]

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Your Impact in 2013

  Two things make this even more amazing. First, behind every one of those numbers is a story of love, hope and compassion shared from one heart to another. Second, every one of those stories was made possible by the generosity of CaringBridge users and supporters — people like you who believe in the healing power of connection. Thank you […]

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Most Helpful Posts of 2013

Here it is, all in one place – the best ways to save time, get organized and relieve stress. Save Time Looking for ways to save time throughout several areas of your life? These five posts provide time-saving information to help you make the most of each day. Six Ways for Caregivers to Streamline Meal Prep Six Ways to Find Time […]

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