CaringBridge

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CaringBridge. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”

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We have friends in our old church who had a child born with a facial birth defect. She has had numerous doctors appointments, wonderful care and has experienced great progress in her growth and development. However, when she was first born many things were pretty much up in the air because lots of discussion and follow up had to be done in order for the parents and doctors to the right path of treatment for this child. In order to keep all of us who were surrounding them with love, care and prayer, the family created a webpage dedicated to update specific for this child. They used a site like CaringBridge to send out updates and photos.

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Most of us have experienced a life-changing illness or had a family member or friend who has. CaringBridge is a nonprofit organization which has served families for more than 15 years, offering hope and inspiration to struggling families. Sona Mehring, the founder of CaringBridge shares a collection of these important hope-inspiring stories in her new book, Hope Conquers All. The stories range from young children with cancer, to adults awaiting transplants, these first-person accounts reveal the importance CaringBridge had in their personal journeys. If you have someone special who needs your love and support through a troubling health issue, or you are even faintly interested to learn how brave these individuals were through such hard times, consider learning more or purchasing Sona Mehring’s book here: http://caringb.org/hope. All author proceeds will go to CaringBridge.

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20 comments

  1. I doubt I could read it cover to cover because I’m sure it’s pretty emotional, but I’d love to read a story once a week or so. I’m sure they’re very touching.

  2. LyndaS says:

    That is such a nice service to offer people in their time of need.

  3. I’d probably sob my way through this book, but thanks so much for sharing about it.

  4. Lisa says:

    I’ll have to check out this book!

  5. Mellisa says:

    When I was a nurse in the NICU many of the parents used CaringBridge. It was such a great service.

  6. This would be so hard for me to get through but I know a lot of people would love to see the stories of hope to get them through those tough times.

  7. Donna says:

    I’ve had several friends use Caring Bridge and I know what a great service it provides. This book is an emotional but well worth the read book!

  8. It sounds like an emotional read…there are strong people out there and I never understood where they got that magnificent strength and peace of mind from

  9. I’ve had a few friends used CaringBridge when their children were treatment for cancer. It kept everyone up to date and let people know how they could help, too.

  10. Marcie W. says:

    A few friends that have passed away have a Caring Bridge site.

  11. Jenn says:

    Not sure I could get through this book right now. Love the service Caring Bridge provides.

  12. Shell Feis says:

    I definitely want to pick up a copy of this book- it sounds really beautiful.

  13. Colleen says:

    I have heard a lot about Care Bridge what a great service.

  14. I know several who have used Caring Bridge when things have happened in their families — it’s an invaluable service!

  15. Lolo says:

    Such a great service! I am sure the book is emotional..

  16. I’ve hears such good things about them.

  17. HilLesha says:

    I never heard of this, but it’s a wonderful idea!

  18. Caring bridge is such an essential services for families during the worst of times. The book is probably quite inspirational, but I doubt I could handle it.

  19. I’ve heard of Caring Bridge and knew a family who had a page on their site. Not sure I’d emotionally be able to handle a book like that but thank you for sharing about it.

  20. I know several families that have used Caring Bridge. It’s such a great resource.

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