Don’t let your story go untold.

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Give a Lasting Gift

With Our

Digital Vault

The simple way to

securely message anyone

after you're gone.

Give a Lasting

Gift With Our

Digital Vault

The simple way to securely message anyone

after you're gone.

why Death Notes are trending

why Death Notes

are trending

Search for your loved one:

With HereAfter, you can easily and securely share digital messages or memories with your loved ones after you’ve passed away.

It’s like leaving a personal time capsule as a gift that can be cherished forever. Share anything from heartfelt messages to funny videos or special photos that will keep your memory alive for generations to come.

Your words,
your way,


The Simple Way to Leave a Forever Gift

Ensure a part of you remains with your loved ones, a lasting legacy that endures even after you’ve gone.
Create Your
Vault Account

It only takes a few minutes to set up and secure your private space, providing secure digital storage for your messages

Designate Your

Assign up to five individuals as your designated recipients, ensuring controlled family access to your vault.

Upload Your
Secure Message

HereAfter employs state-of-the-art encryption and security measures to protect your personal data and ensure its safe delivery.

HereAfter Delivers
Your Message

When you pass away, your loved ones will access your vault’s contents, with your message offering them comfort and connection.

HereAfter is perfect for…

First RespondersGrandparentsMilitary MembersParentsGenealogists


Message Formats

HereAfter offers versatility in message formats, allowing you to express yourself in various ways. Whether through text, audio recordings, or even video messages, you can choose the format that best captures your essence and conveys your sentiments.

Stored & Delivered

HereAfter employs state-of-the-art encryption and rigorous security measures to protect your personal information and ensure that your messages are delivered only to the intended recipients, providing peace of mind and confidentiality.

Easy Afterlife
Delivery Process

When the time comes, your recipients visit the HereAfter website and start a secure process to retrieve your vault by filling out a simple verification form.

“Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends. It’s the longest-lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs.”

Steve Saint

The Heart Of HereAfter

At HereAfter, we understand the importance of leaving a lasting legacy and the desire to connect with loved ones even after they have passed away. Founded by Kurt and Laura Elkins, a husband-and-wife team from the coastal town of Wilmington, NC, HereAfter was born out of personal experience and a deep understanding of the need for a unique and secure digital messaging service. Our platform allows individuals to share messages with their loved ones after they are gone, while preserving their legacy simultaneously.

Leave nothing unsaid.

Helpful Blogs

The Power of Last Words

Why are we so fascinated by a person's final words? The last things said by people, whether they are famous or our own loved ones, carry deep meaning. These words can sum up a lifetime or act as a heartfelt goodbye. They give us a glimpse into the speaker's soul, showing their true thoughts, feelings, [...]

Your Stories

A Gift Beyond Words

June 11, 2024|

As a probate attorney, I've spent years guiding families through the maze of wills and estate planning. Every day, I watch people sort out who gets the tangible assets—houses, cars, family heirlooms. Yet, [...]


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