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Category Archive: CaringBridge Happenings


Join Author and CaringBridge Founder Sona Mehring for “Hope Conquers All” Signing Events

Sona Mehring signs “Hope Conquers All.”

Sona Mehring gets hugged a lot. Just about everywhere she goes, people want to thank her and let her know that CaringBridge – the online health social network she founded 16 years ago – changed their lives, or the life of someone they know and love. And why not hugs? […]

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Love and Compassion Rule in “Hope Conquers All”.

First “Hope Conquers All” reviews are in.

The advance copies are out, the first reviews are in, and the reactions to “Hope Conquers All” are overwhelmingly awesome. Author Sona Mehring is also the founder of CaringBridge.org – the online social network that helps people negotiate their health journeys in the best possible way: supported by all the […]

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“Hope Conquers All” Reveals CaringBridge Founder’s Motivation With Inspiring Stories.

“Hope Conquers All” is filled with inspirational stories.

In her new book “Hope Conquers All” (Center Street/Hachette Book Group, August 2013), Sona Mehring reveals that the illness and death of her friends’ infant in 1997 was the catalyst for the very first CaringBridge Site. Today, her nonprofit organization enables millions of people each year to share information during […]

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Crafting from the Heart — A CaringBridge Sweet 16 Cake

Sweet 16

Who doesn’t love cake? The answer, of course, is almost no one. And 97% of those people are most likely gluten intolerant (I made up that statistic, but it sounds accurate). Unfortunately, there isn’t always an occasion to justify making a cake. So, we have to anxiously wait months until […]

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Only Donations Keep Love, Hope and Compassion Flowing

CaringBridge helps people connect when they need it most.

If Kristen Sayers had ever wondered what people meant by “the power of words,” now she knows. “I’m afraid you have breast cancer,” the doctor told her on that August day in 2012. Those were the six words that left her shocked, numb, and in disbelief. She was a 32-year-old […]

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