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About Sona Mehring

Sona Mehring is the founder and CEO of CaringBridge, the nonprofit organization created in 1997 so people experiencing a health journey can rally their community during a time of need. People invite close family and friends to read about their journey through their own personal CaringBridge website. In return, family and friends can show their love and support by posting encouraging messages. Follow Sona on Twitter – @gogosona.

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What We’re All About

From the start, CaringBridge has sought to be a caring social network that spreads the impact of love, hope and compassion throughout the world. That idea is so important to us, in fact, that we’ve made it our mission. Caring at the Core The concept that fuels CaringBridge today got its start in 1997, when I got a call from […]

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A Special CaringBridge Video Thank You to Each of You

Sometimes, connection is more meaningful than anything else. You helped us make it possible for more individuals, families and friends than ever in 2012. Over 46 million people connected through CaringBridge last year, creating a big surge of love, hope and compassion that circles right back to you. You had a huge impact in 2012! A CaringBridge Video Made Just […]

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Online Privacy Is Making Headlines

Connecting to friends and family is an important part of everyone’s life. And doing so through social networks is easier than ever. But connecting with people close to you never included the idea that your messages and information might be made available and for sale to anyone and everyone. This is where many of today’s social networks aren’t aligned with […]

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What does “togetherness” mean to you?

Caregivers Help Create a Whole New Meaning for the Word By Sona Mehring, Founder and CEO of CaringBridge We asked our CaringBridge community the “togetherness” question to in early November, and for a while saw only a trickle of responses. But a few days before Thanksgiving, something happened. The trickle became a flood of thoughtful, personal and often inspiring messages. […]

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Home-made for the holidays

At CaringBridge, we know that bringing family, friends and loved ones together helps create vital, valuable communities of support when it matters most. In fact, “Together” is the theme of our holiday giving campaign.  Alongside our campaign communications you’ll find an illustration of a whimsical CaringBridge snow globe. This theme and artwork inspired CaringBridge staff member, Ronda Maurer to create this month’s […]

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CaringBridge video hits home (and heart) for the holidays.

A message from Sona Mehring, CaringBridge Founder and CEO Every day, half a million people connect through CaringBridge. They connect from different cities, different states, different continents. They tell people on a health journey one of the most important things they can hear… “you are not alone.” CaringBridge brings many lives together on a daily basis, turning compassion into togetherness. […]

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