Posts Categorized: News

  • Wish Upon a Wedding Video

    Wish Upon a Wedding just recently granted it’s 120th wish on Monday, November 6th and that same day celebrated the 8th Annual Blissful Wishes Ball in Chicago. We woud like to thank Keith Jorgensen of Poetic Weddings for this wonderful video that was shown at the Chicago Gala. 2017 Wish Upon A Wedding Video from… Read more »

  • In Loving Memory of Margarette

    Our hearts are heavy as we write, Margarette Glover-Johnson passed away on October 14, 2017. She was surrounded by family. Margarette was a beautiful wife and mother. She and James were originally married November 28, 2009 and we were working on planning their vow renewal. The love this couple had for each other was inspiring, they were truly… Read more »

  • A San Diego Love Story: Linda and Gabriel

    Linda and Gabriel (Gabe) met playing pool competitively. They were on opposite teams and even though they didn’t talk much that first night, Gabe said Linda made an impression on him. A week later, Linda went back to the local bar where the competition had been the week before and saw Gabe again. They struck… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding Announces 2017 Shining Star Award Recipients

    Wish Upon a Wedding is honored to announce the 2017 Chicago 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 and example…. Read more »

  • A New York Love Story- Lilly and Chris

    Lilly and Chris first met when Chris’ brother offered to drive Lilly home from work and Chris happened to be along for the ride. It was, as Chris says “the ultimate right place right time”. The three of them decided to meet up with some friends at a local bar, where Lilly and Chris broke… Read more »

  • A New Orleans Love Story- Twila and Chris

    Twila and Christine (Chris) met during their freshman year of high school. While their relationship started out as a friendship, they both agreed it was high school when they knew they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together. Their relationship was put to the test with the arrival of Hurricane Katrina. Twila’s family… Read more »

  • In Loving Memory of Charles

    It is with so much sadness and very heavy hearts, we write that Charles passed away on October 5, 2017. He was surrounded by the love of his life, Marybeth, and his sisters. Charles was an amazing man who was always willing to do for others. His disease took him much too early, but his memory… Read more »

  • A South Carolina Love Story- Margarette and James

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    Margarette and James met during Margarette’s second semester at Charleston Southern University. At the time James, a recent graduate of the Citadel, had just moved out on his own and was working for a local cell phone retailer. Margarette had trouble with her phone and went to the cell phone retailer, not knowing she was… Read more »

  • A DC Wedding Wish – Chuck and Marybeth

    On Friday, August 25th, 2017 Chuck and Marybeth’s wish of a sacramental marriage within their church, Our Lady of Victory, was granted.  Close friends and family witnessed as the couple recommitted themselves to one another and celebrated their love. Previously, the couple had a small legal ceremony in May at the fire station where Chuck… Read more »

  • Thank You: Christina Currie Events

    Wish Upon a Wedding would like to thank Christina Currie Events and all of those who attended the Grace Meets Glamour Bridal Show for their wonderful donation to our organization. The Grace Meets Glamour Bridal Show is an annual event, designed to accommodate discussion, and connect couples directly with some of the top local vendors…. Read more »