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2018 Hospice
Walk to Remember


Generously Presented by: 


Sunday, May 20, 2018 


Please check-back for 2018 event details.
This site will be updated
as they become available.


  Ari Golden, 1969-2015 

2017's Heart Warming Story

Each year, a family is selected from those who have benefitted from the services of Sparrow Hospice. This year, we are proud to honor the life and family of Ari Golden.

Please click here to read Ari's story.






The Hike/Bike for Hospice is a touching tribute to those who have ended life's journey.
Memorial pickets linethe path as the hikers walk: a lasting memorial to those we honor every year with love.
oin us and hike or bike for remembrance and reflection. 

We are so proud to celebrate over 30 years of dedication to Sparrow Hospice Services!

(To donate without participating, please visit our donation page) 



7:30 am	   
30 mile Bike Registration (Bikers will begin at 8:00 am)
10:00 am
Hike Registration
11:00 am	
Ceremonies and introduction of Honorary Family
11:30 am
Hike begins

30 Mile Bike (Begins At 8:00 AM)         

Registration Fee: $25.00
This is a 30 mile route which has been carefully mapped out by our Biking Sub-committee.
Course begins and ends at Granger Meadows Park.
All bikers are invited to join hikers for the opening ceremony after their ride.
There will be SAG support and 1 rest stop along the route.
Helmets are required for all participants.



Hike (Begins At 11:30 AM)

Early Registration Fee:	$25.00
Registration Fee (ages 5-14):	$10.00
Day-of Registration Fee: $30.00

Additional Activities & Information


Remembrance Room:  A special place to remember loved ones. Please bring a framed photo for display.



Music Therapy: Musical instruments for attendees to play, courtesy of Marshall Music




Proceeds from the Hike/Bike for Hospice help to support hospice care for terminally ill individuals with limited or no health insurance



If you have questions about the Hike/Bike for Hospice, please contact Lisa Stewart at Sparrow Foundation at 517.364.3631 or



Unique and caring offerings:            

  • Final dream fulfillment           
  • Vigil companions
  • Music therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Life stories
  • Pet therapy


Funds raised will support the following areas of Sparrow Hospice:


  • Bereavement support services
  • Hospice staff education
  • New equipment and technology
  • Charity care for the uninsured
  • Complimentary therapies
  • Rooftop garden
  • Gifts to the Hike/Bike for Hospice may also be used to support the growth of the Hospice Endowment


 Thank You to our Generous 2018 Hike/Bike for Hospice Sponsors!


If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact
Cindy Watters, Senior Development Officer, or by telephone at 517.364.3619. 


Presenting Circle of Life Sponsor

Maple Sponsors
Dr. Ronald and Carol Horowitz
Townsquare Media
Oak Sponsor
Azzi Jewelers
White Pine Sponsors
Maurer's Textile Services
In Loving Memory of Marvin and Marie Smokoska
Norm and Julie Spalding
Tom and Michelle Wiseman
Walnut Sponsors
Michigan Millers
Media Sponsor
Allegra Marketing | Print | Mail