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“Hope Conquers All” Reveals CaringBridge Founder’s Motivation With Inspiring 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 health events, streamlining communication between countless family members and friends. […]

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Crafting from the Heart — A CaringBridge Sweet 16 Cake

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 a family member or friend has a birthday which requires […]

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Only Donations Keep Love, Hope and Compassion Flowing

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 wife and mother, a pediatric nurse practitioner who was healthy, […]

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The Sharing Continues

The CaringBridge Share Your Heart contest winner continues to spread love, hope and compassion to those facing a health journey by donating one of her iPad mini prizes. Last month, Ellen Joyce submitted this entry to the contest: My daughter’s nonprofit improves the quality of life for children receiving medical treatment in hospitals. She raises money and then donates gift […]

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You are Invited to a Mother’s Day Blog Party!

People express love for their mothers, grandmothers, wives and daughters in big and small ways every day. And now Mother’s Day is approaching fast! So in celebration of this special day, we invite you to join our blog party and ask you to blog about your appreciation, love and support of Moms everywhere in the world. Be Creative and Express […]

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