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Read family stories and learn about Help Me Bounce enhancements and industry trends

Registering Spare Key to serve families all across the country
Author: Alexia Sebesta Published On: August 25, 2022
Registering a Non-Profit in all 50 states and the District of Columbia was a journey in itself but it was well worth the effort now that Spare Key can help more families than ever before facing real hardship pay real bills in real time! All across the nation!
 
The Axlund Family on Help Me Bounce
Author: Sarah Putnam Published On: August 23, 2022
One of my favorite parts about being Chief Marketing Officer with Spare Key is hearing from families first-hand why they shared their story on Help Me Bounce and how that support helped them in the most unimaginable times in their lives. It’s all too easy to forget the real reason our small team is six works as hard as a team of 20+. But then you meet a family who was facing the unimaginable that shared their story with strangers throughout the country. And then those strangers come together to raise thousands of dollars to help that family pay their bills and stay in their home… that’s when you remember WHY you work so hard day in and day out.
 
How open source helped create Spare Key's Help Me Bounce platform
Author: Sandy Powell Published On: August 18, 2022
Open source has been the driving force for many advancements in our society. Open source is extremely interesting because in its nature, it is not about making money. Yet, it still has advantages because countless people have input into aspects such as security and standards. Read on to learn more about the connection between technologies that use open source and Spare Key’s Help Me Bounce platform.
 
Hope is a Journey
Author: Erich Mische Published On: August 16, 2022
In Spare Key’s 25 year history it's been a marathon, not a sprint, to help families Bounce and not Break. On September 15th, we'll continue the marathon to celebrate Spare Key's 25th Anniversary of serving families.
 
Events from Summer of 2022
Author: Talia Simonett Published On: August 11, 2022
This summer, Spare Key has been SO incredibly fortunate to partner with companies throughout the nation to support our mission of helping families facing real hardship pay real bills in real time! Read on to learn how your Spare Key team has spent these sunny days spreading awareness and raising funds to help families “Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Found.”!
 
Spare Key's Evolution into Help Me Bounce
Author: Sarah Putnam Published On: August 9, 2022
Twenty five years of helping families facing a medical crisis. In those 25 years, Spare Key has grown, evolved, and updated our platform, but our core mission hasn’t changed. The mission of helping families. Whether that’s families with a sick or injured child in the hospital or our mission today of helping families facing a medical crisis no matter the age, income, or injury! We help families “Bounce and Not Break.”
 
The Kindness of Strangers Blog by Erich
Author: Erich Mische Published On: August 4, 2022
The phrase "It takes a Village" best describes how Spare Key has been able to help families "Bounce and not Break" since our founding in 1997. Twenty-five years later, that Spare Key Village continues to help families facing a medical crisis avoid adding a financial crisis to their lives.
 
Intro Help Me Bounce Blog
Author: Sarah Putnam Published On: July 29, 2022
Spare Key has officially launched our newest tool to keep families and donors informed on how we're working hard to create greater impact, enhance our program mission and share family stories: The Help Me Bounce Blog! Our mission is to help families facing unimaginable medical crises “Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Found” and the launch of our Help Me Bounce Blog gives us another tool to further that mission.