CAREGIFTED gives respite getaways

to weary long-term caregivers


News & Announcements

Living in the Land of Limbo

Oddly enough, it's true that it takes imagination to say (or even see) what actually IS...

Lifespan Respite WA launches

There's a new respite voucher program for caregivers in the Pacific Northwest!  Caregivers in this region who do 40 hours a week heavy-duty care for a disabled family member-- check it out-- it might help YOU get to YOUR Vancouver Island getaway for a week!

Just one of the caregivers writing so eloquently these days about what more and more people are finding themselves doing -- caring for a family member who really needs it ..  

CAREGIFTED alumnae gather in Seattle

Caregivers from all over the country (and all over the AGE map) met for the first time, at a celebratory luncheon, and sparked up into such animated exchange one would think a long-lost tribe had been reunited.

Boathouse Benefits Notes

On February 28th...

Join us for an evening of Jazz, Poetry + Fundraising. Featuring actress & jazz chanteuse Molly Ringwald, former US poet laureate Robert Pinsky, and world-touring jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood.

CAREGIFTED Founder Named PURPOSE PRIZE FELLOW has named CAREGIFTED Founder and Executive Director, Heather McHugh, as one of its 2013 Purpose Prize Fellows. The award recognizes Heather's second act career to bring attention to the undersung contributions of long-term caregivers by providing them with all-expense-paid getaways. By supporting CAREGIFTED with the funds from her 2009 McArthur "Genius" Grant for Poetry, McHugh spends her time running the organization, raising money and acting as concierge on some caregiver gifted getaways.