Posts Categorized: Local Chapters

  • A DC Vow Renewal Wish Come True for Shonte & Lavoisier

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    On December 4, 2016 friends and family of Shonte and Lavoisier gathered inside of The City Club DC for a vow renewal led by Leora Willis of With This Ring I Thee Wedd. Programs graced each chivari chair and softly lit trees provided the perfect backdrop for Shonte and Lavoisier’s vows. Shonte and Lavoisier met… Read more »

  • Shonte and Lavoisier: A DC Love Story

    In high school, a young lady in marching band and a young man in the JROTC program crossed paths… and have been together ever since. Shonte was presented with a promise ring the night of their prom, and woke up with an engagement ring one morning in college when Lavoisier visited her dorm. For the… Read more »

  • 37 Years and Counting: Lisa and Del’s Southern California Love Story

    Lisa was introduced to Del when she was 19 years old by her cousin who went to the same high school as Del. His kindness is what she fell in love with. After being married for 37 years, she is still as in love as she was when she met him. They have a love that… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding’s 100th Wish Granted to Anne and Jon in Chicago

    Anne and Jon celebrated their wedding day Sunday, October 23rd at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago among their closest family and friends. Anne and Jon’s Wedding marked the organization’s 100th wish granted and a huge milestone for Wish Upon a Wedding. Bianca Hall of Estera Events was there to lead Anne and Jon… Read more »

  • A Southern California Love Story: Tiffany & James

    Tiffany met her soul mate James online and knew immediately from the first date that they were meant to be. Tiffany was diagnosed previously of Leiomyosarcoma and after dating James for two years, the cancer returned. They enjoy each day to the fullest, unsure of the future. Tiffany’s lifelong dream is to marry the man… Read more »

  • Northern California Vow Renewal- Shannan and David

    On Friday October 28th, 2016, Wish Upon A Wedding granted Shannan and David’s vow renewal wish  at 48 Barn in Visalia, California. Close friends and family joined them in costume to celebrate and share in the renewal of their vows after 10 years of marriage.  The bride and groom were all smiles as they greeted… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding Barbados Trip at Chicago Gala

    We have an exciting announcement for our Blissful Wishes Ball in Chicago on Monday, November 7th! Please see the amazing details below for this one of a kind adventure in Barbados and get your auction bidding paddles ready to bid and win this wonderful trip! In partnership with Linda Mitchell of Luxury Destination Travel we… Read more »

  • A Northern California Love Story: Shannan and David

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    Shannan and David met through friends on March 30th, 2006 and there was an instant connection. Five days later they had their first date and two months after that David proposed. They married that same year, on October 27th 2006 and now have four wonderful children. The fight against cancer started in their family when their youngest son was diagnosed… Read more »

  • Betty and Angel: A Sweet Spring Wish Granted

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    With the help and dedication of many thoughtful Wish Granters, Betty and Angel’s sweet Spring Wish was granted on Sunday, May 15th 2016 in Pocantico Hills, New York. From the stunning venue and tasty cuisine to the fabulous pink and white blooms to the awesome entertainment to Betty’s glam squad, no small detail was overlooked. A… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago Chapter Announces 2016 Shining Star Award Recipients

    The Chicago Board of Wish Upon a Wedding is honored to announce the 2016 Shining Star Recipients. These three people are some of the most inspirational, motivational and giving professionals in Chicago. This is our way to thank and pay tribute to those professionals who inspire others to engage in volunteer service by their demonstrated commitment… Read more »