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Why AMF…Because We Get It!

1 in 3 college students experience a loved one’s death or a loved one’s diagnosis of a terminal illness.

AMF, short for Actively Moving Forward, connects and empowers grieving college students. These students support one another with peer-led grief support groups as well as participate in community service events in memory of their loved ones, and by doing so, they raise awareness about the needs of grieving young adults across the country.

Webinar Series

Grief…Honestly Spoken!

Presented by: Alicia Coppola, Actress, Author, Wife and Mother of Three

Alicia knows grief to well. At the young age of 12, she learned of her father’s diagnosis, cancer. Living with his disease for 10 years, Alicia was among the 1 in 3 grieving college students as she struggled to balance the burdens of being in college while caring for her father during his end-of-life. During this taped webinar, Alicia answer your submitted questions in the most candid and honest way, recalling her own experience and feelings about love, death and grief.

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This webinar, hosted by AMF, a HealGrief program.

This webinar is FREE!

This webinar is currently being edited and will be available soon.

Recommended Reading

We Get It
A collection of 33 narratives told by students and young adults wanting to share their stories, making a difference in the lives of future grieving students.

Gracefully Gone
A young girls journey as she cares for her hero (her father) as he begins his journey to end-of-life and she begins hers, to womanhood…A story so intimate, yet you share so openly.



Build a Memorial

We invite you to create an online memorial that can easily be shared with family and friends. In minutes, you’ll be able to invite others to celebrate your loved one’s life by adding to the memorial – photos, stories and more.

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Write an Obituary

We offer an alternative to traditional newspaper obituaries. They are costly and time consuming. Here you can create an obituary in minutes and notify family and friends from around the world with the funeral notice.

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Light a Virtual Candle

Lighting a virtual memorial candle is a symbolic way to honor someone’s life. For others, it is simply a way to show that someone’s spirit lives on in the hearts they have left behind. Remember your loved one, light a virtual candle today.

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Find Local Support

There are many local and national resources available to help you as you grieve from online resources to local workshops and camps. Here we compile those resources and make them readily available to you.

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Scott Foster

What a BEAUTIFUL OBITUARY. Loved this man. So sorry for your loss, he will truly be missed!...

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Betty Mae Thompson-Barnum

My condolences for the loss of your dear loved one. In this time of grief, the Bible assures us: 'Almighty God is near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves....

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Alican Kartal

So very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Yet, as the God of Abraham promises there is a resurrection. At Psalm 37:11,29 it states that there will be an 'inheritance' on earth. I pray knowing thi...

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Benjamin Wallace

Benjamin Wallace was obviously loved, the statement in your memorial of him tells it. I'm so very sorry for your loss. At times death seems to be an enigma. Should we just forget about death and conce...

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 Scott K. Foster also known as S.K.,47 , born in Topeka, Ks, passed away September 20, 2017. Scott worked in […]

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Our Programs

On-line Programming

This extraordinary platform educates and offers valuable resources to support the bereaved and communities through grief’s journey and provides a platform to facilitate a healthy grief recovery.

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The Multilingual Website

Grief is universal and technology allows for a global connection. seeks to eliminate the boundary of language by offering itself on a multilingual platform.

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The Loss Project

The Loss Project is a merging of psychology and photography, an artistic exploration of the human condition as it relates to loss. At HealGrief, we want you to know that such feelings are normal, change over time, and are ripe for artistic expression.

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Education and Awareness

Through social media venues, takes the taboo out of death by starting end-of-life conversations. In addition, we provide our followers with inspiration and hope while stressing the need for community and support, empowering one’s journey with grief.

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1 in every 3 college students is grieving a loved one’s terminal illness or death! AMF, an acronym for “Actively Moving Forward” is a program which connects and empowers grieving college students. These college students support one another and participate in community service in memory of their loved ones.

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Funeral Fund

When death occurs, this cost may be crippling to those already financially burdened and in need. Targeted to assist those in our underserved communities bury their loved one with dignity, may pay up to $10,000 in funeral expenses after a loved one has died.

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Many people, especially those for whom the pet is a constant companion, confide in their animals, talk to them throughout the day, give and receive deep affection, and come to count on their presence as a critical part of the day. So when your beloved pet dies, it’s not unusual to feel overwhelmed by the intensity of your sorrow.

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ABOUT HEALGRIEF is a 501(c)3 web-based organization, serving bereaved individuals with a virtual platform designed to aid and transition one’s grief into a healthy grief recovery. is dedicated to supporting bereaved individuals by offering a virtual location, where family and friends from around the world can communicate a death, connect, and mourn. As one begins their journey with grief, provides the platform to ultimately transition a loved one’s death into a celebration a loved one’s life. has been successful because of its commitment to create a complete virtual location and is the only website offering the breadth, scope and functionality within one virtual environment.

  • Redefines the traditional obituary with free-of-charge funeral notices.
  • Offers guidelines on how to write an obituary.
  • Provides a step-by-step template with easy prompts and tools to create and personalize an obituary.
  • Allows users to notify family and friends from around the world of a loved one’s death.
  • Allows users to express condolences or share thoughts and memories from within the funeral notice.
  • Allows users to light virtual candles.
  • Allows users to upload and share treasured photos.
  • Provides both local and national grief resources.
  • Educates about grief and its journey.
  • Offers guidance on how to support the bereaved.
  • Brings conversation and attention to an inevitable life cycle, death.
  • Provides both traditional and non-traditional ideas on how to memorialize a loved one.
  • Offers information about the role of funeral homes.
  • Provides an understanding to funeral practices for various cultures and religious groups. creates a universal understanding of grief and believes grief is a journey. also believes, with proper guidance, information and resources, there is such a thing as a healthy grief recovery. By increasing global awareness and education, removes the misguided notion that grief is something to get over and emphasize that grief is a personal journey that lasts a lifetime. We do so with ethics and integrity, compassion and understanding, and education and awareness. It is here that one can start their journey with grief.

All of the functionality, information and resources provides are completely free-of-charge and unlike others, will not require a fee to sustain a memorial. Year after year, users are coming back, expressing their thoughts and lighting virtual candles in memory of their loved one.

Write an obituary, create a funeral notice or memorialize someone you’ve loved. When you celebrate of a loved one’s life, you ultimately transition grief into a healthy grief recovery.

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