National Students of Ailing Mothers and Fathers Support Network

National Students Of Ailing Mothers And Fathers Support Network

The National Students of Ailing Mothers & Fathers Support Network is the only nonprofit organization whose mission is to support all college students with an ailing or deceased loved one, empower all college students to fight back against terminal illness, and raise awareness about the needs of grieving college students.

They accomplish their mission by helping students to develop chapters of Students of AMF on college campus nationwide, providing information and support through their website at, hosting the annual National Conference on College Student Grief, and holding fundraising events- including the annual Boot Camp 2 Beat Cancer.

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