Only 18 days until Celebrate Life!

Sunday, June 10
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Now in its seventh year, Hospice of the Western Reserve's 2018 Walk to Remember is our largest fundraiser, open to anyone wishing to honor and celebrate the memory of a loved one and to make a difference in the lives of those who are living with a serious illness.

Registration is $12 for children, $25 for adults and $75 for family (includes two adults and three children ages 4-12, children 3 and under are free). This includes all-day admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest, snacks, entertainment and much more. Don't forget to bring cash, we will be holding a 50/50 raffle the day of the Walk!

Immediately following the Walk, we will host a special Closing Ceremony. Walkers will enjoy festivities, speakers, snacks and a video presentation. Don’t forget to e-mail a picture of your loved one to to be included in our Celebration of Life video presentation by June 6.

Enter Our Raffle to Win "Hamilton" Tickets!

Enter our raffle for a chance to win two tickets to the see the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton"! Package also include a gift certificate to Table 45 and a stay at the Cleveland Intercontinental Hotel. Purchase Raffle Tickets Here.

Have you walked with us in the past?

Click on “Register” and then, “e-mail me my login information” to use your username from last year. Questions? Please call Bridget at 216.383.3715 or send her a message.

Walk Day Schedule:

  • Same-Day Registration Opens: 7:30 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremony: 8:45 a.m.
  • Walk Kickoff (front stage): 9 a.m.
  • Closing Ceremony: 10 a.m. Join us for snacks, fun and festivities at the Pavala Hut Pavilion. Registered walkers, please e-mail a photo of your loved one to to be included in our Celebration of Life video presentation.

Other Ways to Help

For every $100 raised or donated to the 2018 Walk to Remember, one of our adorable Comfort Buddies will be given to a Hospice of the Western Reserve patient.

New this year: You can purchase your own Junior Comfort Buddy, for an additional $25 donation. You can pick up your Junior Comfort Buddy at Walk to Remember. If your Junior Comfort Buddy is not picked up the day of the Walk it will be donated back to Hospice of the Western Reserve for patient use.

Learn more about our adorable zoo here

Sponsor Signs

Individuals and businesses can buy Sponsor Sign for $250 as a creative way to support the 2018 Walk to Remember. These 18" x 24" signs will be displayed prominently along the Walk route with your message or company name. Honor a loved one or show appreciation for a caregiver by placing their name on the sign, send an inspiring message to walkers or promote your business – the options are endless. The sign is yours to keep. Order today.

Can't walk with us this year?

You can still donate. Click here to make a gift