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Day 7 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's task: share information about the National Conference on College Student Grief on August 14-15 and Boot Camp 2 Beat Cancer on August 15.  Both events are sponsored by National Students of AMF and will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina. Remember to wear black and red! View events from the entire week.

Day 6 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's task: watch the Brick Awards video describing the founding and mission of National Students of AMF. Invite 10 or more friends to watch this video.  Remember to wear black and red! Preview upcoming schedule of events.

Day 5 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's task: Find a way to honor the loved one(s) you have lost.  This can include anything from setting aside a few minutes to think about them to doing a special activity.  Remember to wear black and red! Preview upcoming schedule of events.

Day 4 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's task: spread information about National Students of AMF to college students.  Email, call or send a letter saying "National Students of AMF is a support network for college students who are coping with the illness or death of a loved one.  Unfortunately, this is a really big population on college campuses and, as you can imagine, something that is very difficult to deal with.  Their website is http://studentsofamf.org.  The organization means a lot to me and I wanted to share it with you, so that you can also share it with others too."  Remember to wear black and red! Preview upcoming schedule of events.

Day 3 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's Task: Reach out to a family member or friend dealing with the illness or loss of a loved one.  Send an email, call or write a letter letting them know you are there to support them.  Remember to wear black and red! Preview upcoming schedule of events.

Day 2 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's task: Distribute flyers about coping with illness and loss during the college years.  Remember to wear black and red! Preview upcoming schedule of events.

Day 1 National College Student Grief Awareness Week

Today's Task: send the Today Show video on the founding of National Students of AMF to family and friends.  Remember to wear black and red! Preview the upcoming schedule of events.

Second Annual National College Student Grief Awareness Week April 19-25

The Children's Room wants to raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of coping with illness or death as a college student.  We invite everyone to participate in the National College Student Grief Awareness Week, hosted by the National Students of AMF.  Here is a preview of the week's events: Everyday: wear black and red, the official colors of the mission. Day 1: Send the Today Show clip on the founding of National Students of AMF to family and friends Day 2: Distribute flyers about grief among college students to family and friends Day 3: Reach out to a family member or friend coping with the illness or death of a loved one Day 4: Share information about National Students of AMF with students at colleges Day 5: Find a way to honor the loved one you lost Day 6: Watch the video on the founding and mission of National Students of AMF.  Share the video with 10 or more people. Day 7: Spread information on the upcoming National Conference on College Student Grief and Boot Camp 2 Beat Cancer.  Both events are sponsored by National Students of AMF. For more information on the the National College Student Grief Awareness Week visit the National Students of AMF website