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Causes: Health, Health (General & Financing), Health Care, Human Services

Mission: The mission of CaringBridge is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. Founded as a non-profit organization in 1997, CaringBridge enables healing during times of need through the support of family, friends and caregivers. We believe that transforming an individual's personal connections into a powerful community of hope fosters healing when it's needed most.

Results: Since 1997, more than 600,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received over two billion visits.

Target demographics: CaringBridge is dedicated to providing a space for people to rally their community of support during a health event. The CaringBridge community is made up of patients, authors, visitors and/or donors, communicating with friends and family during a loved one's health event.

Direct beneficiaries per year: In 2015, 33 million people visited CaringBridge to support their family and friends during a health journey. Today, every 7 minutes a CaringBridge website is created for someone experiencing a health event.

Geographic areas served: CaringBridge serves people in all 50 states and 195 countries around the world.

Programs: CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey. Through CaringBridge you can start a personal website to share important information quickly during any type of health event. Family and friends can stay informed without overwhelming you with endless phone calls, emails and text messages. Plus they can post messages, photos and videos of support and encouragement straight to your website. Thanks to the generosity of donors, personal CaringBridge websites are available to anyone, anywhere, cost free.

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Rating: 5

I believe in CaringBridge purpose in inspiring other people who are sick and those related to them that are also suffering emotionally... although they might not be experiencing the pain, yet they are also affected somehow.

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