Cranio Care Bears

Rating: 5 stars   99 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Health

Location: PO Box 464 Mead CO 80542 USA

Mission: Cranio Care Bears goal is to spread awareness, support & compassion through loving care packages to families of children facing surgery for craniosynostosis. Our care packages include items for the child & family to relieve the stress accompanying this very serious surgery. Cranio Care Bears also offers one on one support before, during & after surgery. We also strive to bring awareness of craniosynostosis to families & the medical community for early detection.
Results: We send out around 80-100 care packages every month all over the world. We also mentor and support families before, during and after surgery. We have sent care packages to every state in the US and around 30+ countries.
Target demographics: Worldwide babies and children from ages 0-15 years old with Craniosynostosis.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 500-1,000
Geographic areas served: Worldwide
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I cannot begin to express how grateful I am to Cranio Care Bears. There was so much support both emotionally and educationally... I don't know how I would have gotten through the wait from diagnosis to surgery without the support. The care package with recommended packing list for surgery was great too!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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2 people found this review helpful

The Cranio Care Bears organization...I get choked up just thinking about the comfort they brought to me and my family in the months leading up to my sons CVR surgery. The success stories, the before and after pictures and the informative tabs on their web page prepared me for the Cranio surgery and the care package, the care package was the most beautiful gift I have ever received.

I open the mail and here in this little box are all these small incredibly meaningful items. As I took each one out I knew a parent/caregiver made this box or made the box possible. There were tea packets and chap-stick, pain reliever and socks. The list goes on. It may not seem like much if I list the items to you but trust me when I tell you it grabs a hold of your heart. Just knowing that at some point the person who put this box together felt the same exact anxiety, fear, hope and pain that you feel in anticipation of your child's surgery is comforting.

The prayer chain is beautiful, it provides a sort of strength that I cannot describe. It went up on his hospital bed then onto his stroller as we made it home. It now hangs in his nursery. It is cherished.

I will never forget the support that made its way out of that little box. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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1 person found this review helpful

Cranio Care Bears was amazing during a very difficult time for our family, what they do really makes a difference. The care packages are great!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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1 person found this review helpful

So thankful for the awesome care package they sent prior to my son's surgery!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

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Definitely

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Very Well

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2014

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2 people found this review helpful

The most amazingly helpful and supportive group! Cranio Care Bares helped us during the toughest time of our lives - our 2 month old baby's skull surgery! Cranio Care Bears sent us a wonderful care package filled with goodies that we used during our hospital stay while our baby was in surgery and later recovering. They also have a facebook page, which is updated daily. The people running Cranio Care Bears are the most caring, selfless, and hardworking people I've met. Thank you, Cranio Care Bears! You bring hope and inspiration to all of us!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

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2013

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Cranio Care Bears helped us during the toughest time in our lives as first time parents to a precious baby girl. Our daughter was diagnosed with multiple suture craniosynostosis soon after her birth and the shock and fear was total. She had her surgery, which was a success, when she was four months old. The care package we received from Cranio Care Bears was touching in many ways; what an amazing feeling to know that people across the world were thinking and praying for our little daughter and us!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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We got an amazing care package from these amazing women prior to our son's surgery. Not only did we receive products we would need while in the hospital (toiletries, snacks, pjs,) we also got a list of suggested items to pack, toys for our son, a prayer chain, and a notepad to journal in. The care package was such a thoughtful way to show we were not alone and provide things we would need! They asked for prayer the day of surgery via Facebook and followed up with an email after surgery to see how he was! Family donated to cranio bears and they sent us an email letting us know. I also love being able to buy bibs, coffee traveling mug etc in honor of what our little man and to know the money goes to a great cause. I think they go above and beyond caring for other moms who were in their same situation years ago!!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

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2013

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My William had cranial surgery about 8 months ago. My husband and I were extremely worried and in dread of all our child would have to face. This wonderful organization provided love, support, prayers, awareness, a forum for connection with other parents and a sweet care package including a prayer chain which we treasured. The support, love, caring helped us get through this incredibly hard time.

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Help them spread a awareness to continue their great work.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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1 person found this review helpful

my son had cranio surgery and the kind ladies of the cranio Care Bears sent a care package that far exceeded my expectations! cranio Care Bears is the best organization I've ever had the privilege of knowing about! so grateful for all they do for famiies like mine!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Cranio Care Bears is an absolutely incredible organization there for our family in the scariest time of our lives. The volunteers behind the scenes do an incredible job creating the care packages and sending such love and support during the darkest days. We couldn't have made it through our craniostynosis diagnosis if it weren't for the support of Cranio Care Bears

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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