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The World's First Nonprofit Wedding Wish Granting Organization

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Kim & Frank: A Love Story

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“Better Together…” When Frank and Kim met 3 years ago while working at Home Depot, little did these two single parents know just how much they would be relying on each other in the years that would follow. Frank had been battling Multiple Sclerosis for the last 8 years, but in October of 2013, he  [ Read More ]

Jennifer and Allen’s wedding wish was featured on Fox 29 Philadelphia on July 10, 2014. You can read the full article here.

Liz & Justin: A Love Story

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“When you least expect it…” Liz was not looking for or expecting love when she joined an online dating site, but she found it when she connected with Justin. She never believed in love at first sight, but at their first in person meeting the sparks began to fly between them. The man in front  [ Read More ]

Some brides want an amazing dress. Other brides want an epic party. All bride Jennifer wanted was Allen’s last name. On Sunday, July 6, 2014 at a private residence in Fenton, MI, Jennifer’s wish finally came true when she was pronounced Mrs. Korth. Diagnosed with esophageal cancer at 25, Jennifer waited five long years to  [ Read More ]

Wish Upon A Wedding is now granting wishes in all fifty states across the country thanks to our wish ambassador program, and the Wish Upon a Wedding St. Louis Chapter is excited to share that we will also be granting a wish this year for a couple in Nebraska. Susanne and Jennifer’s wish will be  [ Read More ]

  The Sacramento Couture Runway & Bridal Show is coming on August 17th to the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Partial proceeds from this event will benefit Wish Upon A Wedding Northern California. For more event information and to purchase tickets, visit their Facebook page at http://goo.gl/fcjtSD.

Eugene and Deb’s wedding wish was granted in Phoenix last March, thanks to their daughter who submitted their story to us at Wish Upon a Wedding. They shared their vows and celebrated 32 years together with their closest friends and family at Desert Botanical Gardens, and danced the night away amongst the beautiful green surroundings.  [ Read More ]

Jennifer and Allen’s story was featured in the Oakland Press on July 5th, 2014. Read the full story here!

Iran & Daymond: A Love Story

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“People who are meant to be together find their way back, they may take a few detours, but they’re never lost.” Daymond has always motivated Iran to live her dreams of being a teacher and mother. “He brought light into my life. As soon as we met, I knew he was the one. It felt  [ Read More ]

Jennifer and Allen’s Michigan wedding wish has made it all the way across the pond to the UK! Read the article online in the Daily Mail here.  

Jennifer and Allen’s love story was featured in today’s Flint Journal! If you would like to read the full article, you can find it here.

In Loving Memory: Sasha

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Sasha lost her battle with breast cancer on June 20th, 2014. Our deepest condolences are with her husband, Joe, and their five children. Read their love story here.

                                    Jennifer and Allen were granted their wish by our Michigan chapter and their story was featured on CBS Detroit Local News, Radio, and online. Read the full article here.

Melanie & Pierre: A Love Story

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“Something just told me….” Back in 2006 Melanie and her sister walked into an outdoor party. What happened next, would change her life forever. A handsome man, named Pierre saw her and immediately felt a force that pulled him towards her. Due to his shy disposition, he typically did not approach women first, but something  [ Read More ]

Jennifer & Allen: A Love Story

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“My future looks short, but I want to spend the time I have left as Jennifer, wife of Allen. The fact that I have true love, makes my short future so much easier to bear.” The Michigan chapter of Wish Upon a Wedding is honored to be granting Jennifer’s final wish with a wedding to  [ Read More ]

Damaris & Sean: A Love Story

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Damaris and Sean grew up in the same neighborhood, but it wasn’t until 2010 that the two began dating after connecting on Facebook. As their relationship blossomed into love, the two moved in together with Sean acting as a surrogate father to Damaris’s disabled daughter, and soon the couple celebrated the birth of their daughter  [ Read More ]

Wish Upon a Wedding is thrilled to introduce you to our newest National Board member, Paige Hiller! Paige recently joined us as the Secretary of our National Board of Directors. and we feel lucky to have her on board! Here are a few fun facts about Paige, from Paige herself: I have been a fine  [ Read More ]

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Wish Upon a Wedding is proud to announce that we are hiring an Executive Director.  We will miss our Founder and outgoing Executive Director, Liz Guthrie, but we are delighted that she has agreed to continue to participate in Wish Upon a Wedding in a volunteer capacity.  In the meantime, we are on the hunt  [ Read More ]

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Judy & John: A Love Story

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As Judy’s mother was dying, she told her daughter that she knew one day she would find her soulmate, and that it would be love at first sight.  In 2006, as Judy was training with the Police Department, she laid eyes on New York Police Officer John Fitzgerald, and her mother’s premonition came true. The two knew it  [ Read More ]

Following their recent article about Jen Berman and her generous donation of her wedding dress to Brides for a Cause, the Denver Westword News featured an article all about Wish Upon a Wedding! Read the full article here.

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