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The mission of CaringBridge is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 9/28/2012
1715 Yankee Doodle Road
Suite 301
Eagan, MN 55121
Phone: (651) 452-7940
Fax: (651) 681-7115
EIN 42-1529394
Principal Staff Sona Mehring, Founder & CEO
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 64
Number of Volunteers 2840
Number of Clients Served 35,000,000
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
Tags / Keywords Treatment & Prevention, Hospitals & Clinics, Nonprofit Services, Health, Diseases & Disorders, Children & Families, Community Health Charities Member
General Information
Board Chair Beth Monsrud
Number of Board Members 13
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 11.5
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
CaringBridge believes that, in times of need, the greatest source of healing is the support of family and friends. Our mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. In 2014, 72,000 new CaringBridge websites were created, allowing people to connect with friends and family, rallying emotional support when it’s needed most. Each day, more than 300,000 people trust CaringBridge to provide comfort, hope and healing during a loved one's health journey. Each hour, more than 800 messages of love, hope and compassion are posted on a loved one's CaringBridge website. Since 1997, more than half a million CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they've received nearly two billion visits.
Current Goals
In 2015, our goal is for 72,000 new CaringBridge Websites to be created. To rally support with 4.7 million visitor messages of love, hope and compassion posting on a loved one's CaringBridge site. Raising $6.3 million in charitable giving revenue to grow and sustain CaringBridge’s evolving and improving services.
Community or Constituency Served
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.
Geographic Area Served
CaringBridge serves people in all 50 states and more than 236 countries/territories around the world.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $5,840,600 79.4%
Management: $953,056 13%
Fundraising: $560,181 7.6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2014 2013 2012
End of Year: $3,547,543 $4,044,028 $3,985,457
Beginning of Year $4,044,028 $3,985,457 $3,592,773
Difference ($496,485) $58,571 $392,684
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $3,547,543
Based on information provided on 2012 to 2014
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