Posts Categorized: Chicago Chapter

  • Chicago Wish Upon A Wedding Gala!

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  • Wish Upon a Wedding supports Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of our Wish Recipients who have battled breast cancer, Wish Upon a Wedding will be volunteering at American Cancer Society walks from coast-to-coast throughout the month. To find out about volunteering for a Wish Upon a Wedding team in your area, please contact your local marketing… Read more »

  • Amanda & Chris: A Love Story

    Amanda has never had it easy. By the time she was 20 years old, she had undergone 15 surgeries including the removal of an ovary, surgeries on her hip as well as a rare form of tissue cancer known as Plexiform Fibrohystiocytoma. Because of her medical needs, she eventually had to dropout of college and applied… Read more »

  • Theresa & Brian: A Love Story

    High School sweethearts Theresa and Brian were engaged on their five year anniversary in 2010 during a surprise trip that Brian had planned for the two of them to Chicago. The couple had started planning for their wedding right away, but plans were soon put on hold as they found out that they were expecting… Read more »

  • Chicago's Fourth Annual Blissful Wishes Ball 2013

    On November 4, 2013, the Chicago wedding industry gathered at The Sculpture Garden Gallery at the Bridgeport Art Center to celebrate the Fourth Annual Blissful Wishes Ball benefiting Wish Upon a Wedding. It was a wonderful night of celebration as guests dined on delicious food by Pure Kitchen Catering and danced to amazing music by MFO Entertainment…. Read more »

  • 2013 Chicago Shining Star Award Recipients

    The Chicago Board of Wish Upon a Wedding is honored to announce the 2013 Shining Star Recipients. Like the five points of a Star, Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago Chapter is recognizing and honoring individuals who are on point with their generosity.  We believe you will agree that the five individuals noted below are some of the most inspirational, motivational… Read more »

  • Lori & Mark's Wish Granted in Chicago!

    Lori & Mark Get Married! Lori and Mark – who met over 30 years ago in high school – rekindled their romance in 2011 when Mark finally decided to join Facebook. They got engaged and started planning a destination wedding set for August 2012. Despite the excitement of their upcoming nuptials, their happiness was short-lived… Read more »

  • Love Story: Lori & Mark, 30 Years in the Making

    Lori and Mark’s story first started in 1981 at Bolingbrook High School when they shared the same group of friends and classmates. After graduation, they didn’t keep in touch, but reconnected in 2004 via Classmates.com, and then again in 2011 on Facebook. Mark was previously adamant about not joining Facebook, but one day in the… Read more »

  • WUW’s 50th Wish: Ashley & Brian

    We were so thrilled to learn that Wish Upon a Wedding’s 50th wish was going to be a Chicago couple, Ashley and Brian’s nuptials on October 14, 2012. Brian met Ashley at the lowest point in his life, about two years after returning from a nine-month tour in Afghanistan. He was suffering from a great… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding in The Herald Online

    South Carolina’s The Herald featured our Chicago chapter in a moving story about Wish Upon a Wedding and one of our loving couples earlier this month. In case you missed it, read the entire story here!