Posts Categorized: Philadelphia Chapter

  • Michael and Tonica: A Tennessee Love Story

    Michael and Tonica met online eleven years ago. After talking over the phone for a while (necessary since they lived 80 miles apart at the time) they decided to meet up for their first date. They both knew, at the very least, if the date didn’t work out they had a lot in common and would… Read more »

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


    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 »

  • Karen and Lonnie’s Wish Granted in Philadelphia

       On Sunday May 22, 2016, Lonnie and Karen’s Wish Upon a Wedding wish came true in Philadelphia at the esteemed Top of the Tower overlooking the couples’ beloved city. The bride, Karen, was positively glowing and the groom, Lonnie, beamed from within as they wed in front of their family and friends. Lonnie has been… Read more »

  • Karen and Lonnie: A Love Story

    “The first time I saw her I remember saying to one of my friends that she was going to be my wife”.  – Lonnie Karen and Lonnie ran in the same social circles about 16 years ago when they first met, living in the same neighborhood. The two were close friends, Lonnie even taught Karen… Read more »

  • Andrea & Julio: A Love Story

    “…It was like we were destined to meet one another and fall in love.” – Andrea Andrea and Julio are a military couple from Florida, currently residing in Williamsburg, Virginia with their two beautiful children, Isabella and Gabriel. This couple is enduring something not every military couple has to, a cancer diagnosis. Andrea was first diagnosed… Read more »

  • In Loving Memory: Kelly

    It is with very heavy hearts that we share that Kelly, of Kelly & Michelle, lost her battle with Breast Cancer‬. Kelly & Michelle were married this past May. Our deepest sympathy is with Michelle and their loved ones at this difficult time. ‪

  • Kim & Frank’s Wedding Granted in Philadelphia!

    Any wedding is special. Any Wish Upon a Wedding is very special. Kim and Frank’s wedding was extra special as they are both fighting cancer. Not even an adorable flower girl and charming ring bearer could steal the spotlight as the bride’s brother escorted Kim down the elegant, candle-lit staircase at the historic Racquet Club… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • Meet & Greet in Philadelphia!

    Medical professionals from the Philadelphia area joined members of the Wish Upon a Wedding Philadelphia Chapter for drinks and appetizers at Howl at the Moon on September 18. The purpose of this gathering was to raise awareness about our organization’s mission. We hope those who attended will now go back to tell their colleagues and… Read more »