The Compassionate Friends of Grand Rapids joins with dozens of Chapters and thousands of bereaved across the country one day in the summer, for our “Walk to Remember” our children, brothers and sisters, grandchildren, and other family members who have died.

Whether someone walks a mile or a couple feet is not important. What is important is that we have taken this time to join with family and friends who care that an important person, a child, is missing from our lives. We are joining with bereaved families and friends walking in unity in states across our country to remember all children who died too soon, no matter their age or cause of death.

Walking to Remember all Children Gone to Soon
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Walfield Park
6811 Alpine Ave, Comstock Park MI  49321

Registration: 10:00 a.m.
Walk begins at 11:00 a.m.

Walk a few feet or the full hiking trail (1/2 or 3/4 Mile)

Early registration is $20.00 per adult, $15.00 for children 12 and under. This includes a Walk T-shirt, butterfly for the release and a bib to write your loved ones name on.


The cost to register the day of the event is $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children and WILL NOT include a T-shirt or butterfly. There may be extra T-shirts in limited sizes available for a cost of $10.00 and butterflies, if available, will be $5.00 each the day of the event.  


Bring a dish to pass! Burgers, Hotdogs, Chips and condiments provided.

  • Butterfly Release

  • Chinese Auction

  • Raffles

  • Door Prizes

  • And More!

  • Bring a picture of your loved one for our picture line.


Registration time.....

A stop at the Memorial Garden...

Preparing to walk...

We're on our way...

Picnic time!!

Eat, socialize and raffles...

The butterfly release. What a wonderful day it turned out to be!

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