Support Us

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

Recently Lit Candles

Thelma Riley Richardson

In Memory Of Your Birthday

Patricia Maroney

In Memory Of Your Birthday

Thelma Riley Richardson

In Memory Of Your Birthday

Thelma Riley Richardson

In Memory Of Your Birthday

Candle Gallery

Recent Posts

test test 2


Read More

Jasten Adams

Please accept my mournful composition and deepest condolence. I am truly touched by your memorial statement, as a mother who also lost a child; I know there is no pain that parallels. I encourage you ...

Read More

Jasten Adams

Mia, I can't express my sympathies to you and Anya. This is such a huge tragedy and loss. Nothing will ever be the same again and as you begin your journey as a grieving mother, I send as much love a...

Read More

Russell Wheeler

My deepest condolence for the loss of your dear loved one. ‘May, our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loves us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope, comfort your heart and mak...

Read More


Bear Reiman

Place of birth:
Uncles house

I will be celebrating my dog I miss her so much she lost her fight  against  Parvo today I miss […]

ethan gabriel jipus


Jasten Adams

Place of birth:

When Jas was a little boy, everyone who met him would just fall in love with him. I raised him […]

Carol Jene Crawford

Place of birth:

Carol was the wife of Lionel Crawford who enjoyed 47 years of marriage together in Staten island. Their love was […]

Create a Memorial

Alfred BrownleeThomas McKeever Jr.Sharon KingstonEric ReyonoldsElizabeth  MurrayFrances  BarkerPablo Gonzalez GomezLamar CoxBertha Mae RowlsKara  LeeSandra GableDavid MoglenHazel Marie FloydEdwin RichmondSandye SmytheJohn Walter  Banks“JOYCE CREEL” 10/17/2012Martin Richard 4/15/2013James Edward WysongTiffany Diane Pistone-BelleriveIvy JohnsonLynn AnastasiWalter ColeLorena Wager 7/11/2008Richard (Dick) CrumleyHuey DanielsRobert O’BrienFinley Marie 10/10/2012Lindsey Longe 7/16/2012Veronica Moser-Sullivan 7/20/2012David  FencherAlice Ann HawkesAllan BuckCrystal Anne LifseyZuri Rene’ O’nealJanet GrandeTerry StonemanDavid HarringtonMary Jane RidgeSidney PopeMichael J. TolinskiMaKalia PetersonJim RuthShelby Coatney 3/1/2010William Scott MunroeJustin JonesThomas M. DonnellyAlejandro  zamudioLaura LaSureSara KingRose CordaroDillon BollingerNancy  BuehrleLarry Lee PhillipsJack  MullinerJoe Pennini 11/6/2013Richard Crutch-fieldEdward CosmanYong Do LeeADAM TROY BIDINGERMitchell McGownNana Angela Rose HesseMichele L. CowellJERUD WAYNE RYKER IIShirley Ruth (Wells) Kinggina ripleyJayla Marie RobertsonSgt. Nicholas Ray Gibbs 12/6/2006Mr. Katzers   FishMiles ZuverinoJohn Earl FranzRobert WilsonIsaiah DavisKimberley HeatonAlice Scott 4/12/2000Donald PirrongChanda GoodwinHerman WilkinsCameron  SorensonAdam CarterIsias RodriguezTara PiersonRev. Ramon QuintanaAlbert Spahrstacey CoinLeroy CarterMark YoungBarbara Dawn HallettWilliam Sessoms-RobinsonFrayda KafkaJillian ArnoldRichard AlbertDavid  CrichtonJoy Ann MilnerPatrick DolanMichael Steven IeronimoMaria Pineda-ValleGray Harvell Jr.Lavina GoodmanJay Simpson MacCallumJimmie Carroll WilliamsLionel  VealRobert Anthony ProanoTatianna Ismael-GonzalesBetty Mae Thompson-BarnumKathalean WrightCayden Rylan Cruz PasillasLoel Marston (Millar) BuckleyJeanne Helen Ott ShawMatthew HawkinsDoris Mary LaBelleWALTER V. (SEAN) HOHLERTino MorganArron Westley 9/2/2013Annie MooreKay Ellen (Cronin) RussellMillie  MatisMalinda GreenRose Marie LazzaraSandra MartinezLouis Fleury 11/19/2012Raul Silva lllSara MitchellPatricia LaMountainEdward TobanCharles Frederick SauerMacomb BreastedPete BaduaMyrtle Elizabeth Webb HarrellBrian Beiler 12/26/2012Thomas WillisRaymon  LewisNelson KelleyDonna HeilRobin  WilliamsJeffrey P. WendelHerman HarvellRose BerntsenDanae deMattei 10/9/2009James  E. Johnson (Jim)Robin WilliamsonDawn Hatfield 11/26/2012Libby HavlicekDonald Andrew  AbercrombieIsabel, Izzy  Martins 3/10/2011JOY FLOYDGeraldo Hernandez 11/1/2013Josephine  VegaJohn “Pat” SchellCuauhtémoc Cornejo-TorresLester FosterLinda RobertsSarah Jones – McKethan 4/18/2011Michael  Caudill 7/3/2006James FoleyRaymond W Larkin LarkinDave SmithOrlando VictimsMary CatesTimothy E. Deckard Sr. 3/27/2012Michelle (Shelly) Arnst 12/13/2002Tyler J WileyVictims of the Aurora Massacre 7/20/2012Thelma Riley RichardsonRhonda SandersMary DurfeeJean FosterTeresa ShuttsWilliam GoreMarsha BusterRoy W NorrisAndrew “AJ” TarquinoRonnie Lonzo JohnsonKenneth RushTara PiersonPaul LorenzRandy  DyerJune DaughertyChristine  StallworthRobert JorgensonAddie SilasBenjamin Hazard StevensJohn E. BixbyTravis CoxRichard  LaBelle

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »


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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »


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.

Learn More


Group of pets sitting in front of white background

Social Media

Read About HealGrief In The News



When you shop at,

Amazon donates.

Go to


Text message using a
credit card the word
HealGrief to 56512
For one time donation of
$10, simply fill in the blank below

Or Simply Choose a Type of Gift


2934 1/2 Beverly Glen Circle, #266, Los Angeles, CA 90077

EIN: 95-4489570


www.dandb.comaccredited charityseal_image




Please select a state on the map below to view the resources available in that area. For a list of national resources, please click here.

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.

Quick Contact

Quick Contact

COPYRIGHTS © 2017 HealGrief All rights reserved. ...