Posts Categorized: News

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 Love Story: Anne and Jon, Wish Upon a Wedding’s 100th Wish!

    Anne and Jon are set to wed October 23rd, 2016 as the Chicago Chapter grants Wish Upon a Wedding’s 100th wish!  Wish Upon a Wedding and the Chicago Chapter is pleased to announce that the organization’s 100th wish will be granted on October 23rd right here in Chicago, and we are truly honored to witness 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 »

  • Purchase Sheets for a Great Cause

    Happy Labor Day! Time to celebrate the long weekend with food, family, friends, and hopefully catch up on some much needed sleep. Our friends at Perfect Linens will be donating 10% of all proceeds from September 12th-19th to Wish Upon A Wedding. Perfect Linens is truly the sheet expert, testing and identifying the most comfortable… Read more »

  • Mandy and Derek: A Love Story

    It all started with a smile. That’s why Mandy said she was drawn to Derek right off the bat. What kept her coming back? His heart: that he showed to her through his gift of music. Sounds like a simple, beautiful love story, but it is so much more. Mandy and Derek have endured challenges… Read more »

  • NYC Valentine’s Masquerade Ball | Annual Gala

    The Wish Upon a Wedding New York Valentine’s Masquerade Ball this past February was an absolute success. Many generous supporters, sponsors, partners and Wish Granters united to create an unforgettable evening filled with love and support for Wish Upon a Wedding and all of our future Wishes. It’s truly exciting to see the Wish Upon… Read more »

  • National President, Ali Phillips Featured on Chicago Style Weddings Blog

    A big thank you to Chicago Style Weddings for the feature on our National President and founding Chicago Chapter President on their blog today. CSW: What does it feel like to grant a wish? Ali: The emotions and love that fill the room at a wedding wish make for the most heart-warming and loving moments of… Read more »