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Compassion, Food and Fun

Chris Comstock Legacy


A fundraiser to benefit the Bedford Community Foundation Heart of Hope helping children and young adults in Bedford Township dealing with catastrophic illnesses to pay medical expenses.





Welcome to Compassion, Food & Fun.  We began this event began in 2014 in memory of Christopher Comstock.  Chris was a person who loved his friends, family and lived each moment to the its fullest.  Chris loved sports, music, tasty food and spending time with loved ones.  As a child, Chris and his family received support from the Bedford community as he fought through his catastrophic illness.  The Comstock family, friends and community honors Chris's memory and his compassion for others by organizing this event to raise money for the BCF Heart of Hope Fund (which helps children and young adults (ages 0-35 y/o) in Bedford township dealing with catastrophic illnesses pay for medical expenses.  

We have also raised money for other Bedford organizations in conjunction with the Heart of Hope as we saw the need.


We are all volunteers and all the money raised stays in Bedford Township.

Since 2014 the Heart of Hope has given out many grants to many grateful families.  The money we make during this fundraiser is being used!  The need continues!


Please join us for our 2021 Compassion, Food & Fun event on August 14th, 2021.

This year we will have a one day event held at Forest View Lanes 2345 Dean Rd. in Temperance, MI.  Time: 8:00 AM - 10PM.  This day will include a 30 mile cycling tour for experience riders, Live Music, Vendors, Kids activities (for ages 12 and under) including a bike parade, service dog demonstration, and more. We will also have  baskets  for  raffle and 50/50 going on all day.  A remembrance   memorial will be set up for those children we lost too soon.Great food and drink available all day for purchase! 


We know that Chris would be all about biking, music and a place to gather friends and family together to enjoy the day!


Watch our Facebook page (Compassion Food & Fun) and website: for more information. 

Also check out for more information on the Heart of Hope, other funds and how this foundation benefits our community.

Upcoming Events

Come and join us for a fun-filled day at Forest View Lanes 2345 Dean Rd, Temperance, MI. on Saturday August 14, 2021.

No upcoming events at the moment

Cycling Pre-Registration and Sponsorship Forms

8 AM             Registration

9 AM             Cycling event

12-10 PM      Live Music

                      (50/50, Basket Raffle, Food & Drink for purchase)

                      A memorial will be sit up in remembrance of our children we lost too soon.


1-3  PM         Kids activities:  Bike parade starting at 1:00- Awards given for best  decorated bikes.

                      Animals, Games, Firetruck, Police car, Assistance Dog demonstration and more.


12-6 PM        Vendor’s row

Join Us

Join our Compassion, Food and Fun event of fun and remembrance as we celebrate the lives of those we lost too soon while helping the BCF Heart of Hope. (Helping children and young adults in the Bedford Township dealing with catastrophic illnesses.)

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Interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor?

Kathy Comstock  or 734 854-7001 with any questions.

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