Wish Upon a Wedding

The World's First Nonprofit Wedding Wish Granting Organization

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Archive for the ‘Granted Wedding Wishes’ Category

Eugene and Deb’s love story is one that spans over three decades and continues to remain just as full of affection as the day they fell in love. While their love for one another remains strong, Eugene’s recent diagnosis with pancreatic cancer has tested the couple physically, financially, and emotionally. Although this time has proven  [ Read More ]

Spending Thanksgiving in the hospital is likely not on the top of anyone’s wish list; however, that’s exactly where Erica, who has Cystic Fibrosis, was during her favorite holiday. Erica adores Thanksgiving and this became an important component of not only her and her fiance Jon’s special day, but of the entire planning process. All  [ Read More ]

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The cold January rain could not dampen the spirits of those gathered inside Silver Garden Events Center to watch Maureen and David exchange vows. As unique as their love is their situation. Both live daily with cerebral palsy and have been by each other’s side for 20 years for the joyous moments — such as  [ Read More ]

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Yet another fabulous story about our equally as magnificent Michigan couple and their wedding was featured on local news site Patch. If you haven’t done so already, you can read the full, moving story here!

The inspiring tale about a Wish Upon a Wedding couple and their Michigan wedding was also just featured on TV20 Detroit. If you missed the story when it first aired, you can watch it here!

A beautiful story about one of Wish Upon a Wedding’s deserving couples and the amazing work our Michigan chapter is doing was recently featured on Observer & Eccentric’s website, hometownlife.com. If you haven’t read the story yet, you can find the article here or read it below!

The phrase, “Actions speak louder than words,” is a perfect way to describe Maureen and David’s relationship. When they first met 20 years ago on a sports team for cerebral palsy, Maureen wasted no time in making her feelings known for David by asking him out on a date. They have been together ever since.  [ Read More ]

We are thrilled to have one of our beautiful and inspiring weddings featured in the Monterey Herald. The heartwarming tale of this Portland-based couple was published in the beginning of October, so if you missed it, be sure to read it here!  

The Northern California Chapter of Wish Upon A Wedding is pleased to share with you the wedding celebration of Heather and Chris, which happened on September 3rd, 2013 in Carmel Valley, California. Beloved friends and family gathered at the historic Holman Ranch for a day full of breathtaking views during this spectacular Wedding Wish. Last  [ Read More ]

At first I thought it was infatuation… Now I find myself wanting to marry you and take you home… Nothing is quite as thrilling as a “first.” A first date. A first kiss. And now for the Michigan chapter of Wish Upon A Wedding, granting our first wish to an amazing couple – Konnie and  [ Read More ]

Style Me Pretty recently featured an exceptionally breathtaking Wish Upon a Wedding vow renewal that was equally as beautiful as the glowing couple who was celebrating their 10th anniversary. The couple’s touching story and gorgeous photos from their special day can be found here!

Local Michigan TV channel WXYZ-TV Channel 7 recently featured a love-filled story about one of Wish Upon a Wedding’s amazing couples and their beautiful wedding that our Michigan chapter granted them. If you missed the original story you catch it here!  

Wish Upon A Wedding New Jersey is proud to announce a wish granted to Melissa & Chris’ for a vow renewal on July 20th 2013.  In September of 2012 Melissa found out she had a tumor in her left eye which would have to be removed, and had a 70% chance of metastasizing.   After their  [ Read More ]

This beautiful vow renewal ceremony that was granted by Wish Upon a Wedding’s New York chapter for an extremely deserving couple was also featured on local New Hampshire news channel WMUR News 9. If you missed the inspiring story when it first aired, you can watch it here!  

Lori & Mark Get Married! Lori and Mark – who met over 30 years ago in high school – rekindled their romance in 2011 when Mark finally decided to join Facebook. They got engaged and started planning a destination wedding set for August 2012. Despite the excitement of their upcoming nuptials, their happiness was short-lived  [ Read More ]

An uplifting story about an incredible couple and their dream vow renewal ceremony was just featured on Seacoast Online. You can read about their amazing story here!  


The North Carolina chapter of Wish Upon a Wedding is proud to announce that Taylor and Robert were married in a beautiful ceremony on April 18, 2013. The one-of-a-kind event was held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh, followed by a reception, themed in blue and white and inspired by the couple’s love for  [ Read More ]

View their wedding day film here: http://vimeo.com/51264319 The Northern California Chapter of Wish Upon A Wedding board would like to express their deepest gratitude to our entire Wish Granting community.  The following vendors generously donated their services to make this special day happen: • Ceremony Site: Christ Episcopal Church, Sausalito, California • Officiant: Chip Larrimore, Rector at  [ Read More ]

St. Louis Wish Upon a Wedding

Erica actually asked out Jon through a text message and was one of the best decisions she ever made, especially when Jon said yes to her text date proposal! You can see the love they have for each other in their eyes and the way they are always holding hands or wrapping their arms around each  [ Read More ]

We were so thrilled to learn that Wish Upon a Wedding’s 50th wish was going to be a Chicago couple, Ashley and Brian’s nuptials on October 14, 2012. Brian met Ashley at the lowest point in his life, about two years after returning from a nine-month tour in Afghanistan. He was suffering from a great  [ Read More ]