Wish Upon a Wedding

The World's First Nonprofit Wedding Wish Granting Organization

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We owe a huge shout-out to the the always fun wedding inspiration blog WeddingChicks for recently featuring Wish Upon a Wedding’s new and exciting news on their Facebook page — thanks, ladies!

2013 Year End Press Release

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Over the last year Wish Upon a Wedding had the privilege of granting wishes to many deserving couples and we aspire to make 2014 equally as charitable! To learn more about our accomplishments over the last year and our future projects, you can read Wish Upon a Wedding’s full Year End Press Release below!

Categories: Blog, National WUW News, Press

We are absolutely thrilled to be featured in Forbes Magazine for the work we do with our incredible couples! Be sure to read the entire, inspirational story here!

Time and date of Bridal Show

Shop. Dine. Live. Experience the Boutique Life. Eton Chagrin Boulevard is an award-winning lifestyle property consisting of upscale retailers, specialty shops, and exclusive dining. Located just off 271 on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere, Ohio, Eton Chagrin Boulevard is the place where authentic, one-of-a-kind boutiques as well as fun, fine dining blend with the hippest national  [ Read More ]

  Wish Upon a Wedding is proud to announce we have partnered with Wedding Snap! Now all our Wish Recipients will be given the option to download this terrific app – and have their guests use it too! What is Wedding Snap? With Wedding Snap, you can gather all of your precious wedding memories in  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

We are pleased to announce our latest national partnership with an innovative video sharing and editing company known as Storymix Media! Storymix Media helps make the experience at weddings even more fun and turns the best moments into an amazing video enjoyed by everyone . Each Wish Upon a Wedding couple will now receive Storymix’s  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

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 ]

Wish Upon a Wedding, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, announces their 50th wedding wish to be granted on Sunday, October 14, 2012 to a military couple in Chicago.  Since its inception in 2009, Wish Upon a Wedding has been granting weddings throughout the United States for couples facing terminal illness and other serious life-altering circumstances.  The  [ Read More ]

Our Newest Partnership       Sage Wedding Pros was started by Michelle Loretta and Kelly Simants and is dedicated to creating financially and operationally sustainable businesses in the wedding industry. Through public speaking engagements, educational workshops, and their blog, Michelle and Kelly help elevate the business of weddings and promote integrity as a core value.  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News
Donate your gown to support Wish Upon a Wedding!

It’s tax deductible!                     Shipments have begun arriving at the headquarters in Portland, OR!      We are also looking for local bridal salons and gown designers who would like to donate multiple unused gowns. For more information, please email info@bridesforacause.com or visit www.bridesforacause.com

Categories: Blog, National WUW News

A photo booth is a great way to incorporate a cool activity into your wedding, while providing take home favors at the same time.  Photo booths capture and share the fun that happens behind the curtain.          We are thrilled to announce that Shutterbooth has teamed up with our organization as a National Sponsor, joining some other  [ Read More ]

Categories: Blog, National WUW News

When Rosie Moore Book author of A Story of Faith became the President of Wish Upon a Wedding, she asked herself how can she help support this organization more to be able to help couples that are in need. Rosie works with other charities where she donates part of the proceeds of her book to different charities.   [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

Beginning September 20, 2011, Wish Recipients will be able to choose their complete line of stationery for their weddings from Natural Impressions Design, a custom invitation design company based in Miami, FL with retail shops throughout the United States. For the past 14 years the brand is best known for combining unique printing and finishing  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

  Score amazing deals on everything needed to plan an exquisite wedding or event, by visiting  Bid Your Wish for Wedded Bliss. The largest online charity wedding auction of its kind offers over 300 items, many starting as low as $50, with proceeds benefitting Wish Upon a Wedding.     Even if you aren’t planning  [ Read More ]

Categories: Blog, National WUW News

We are seeking professional Event Planners across the nation to apply as board members in the role of CO-VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR CHAIR. If you LOVE planning weddings and securing the wedding “team”, this is the role for you! Working with a partner, our Volunteer Coordinators initiate the planning stages of our Wedding Wishes. These board members must  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

Wish Recipients Can Now Choose Their Favors Directly from Weddingstar! Beginning September 1, 2011 Wish Upon a Wedding will enter into an exciting partnership with the popular favor and accessory supplier, Weddingstar. Every couple receiving a Wedding Wish from our organization will be given the opportunity to choose whatever they like from Weddingstar’s collection of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Blog, National WUW News

Do you enjoy talking with people? Are you a compassionate, kind person who feels empathy for others? Would you like to meet and interview our Wish Recipient couples to help WUW determine their eligibility for a Wish? You should apply to become a board member as a WISH GRANTER CHAIR  This is a TWO YEAR  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

Our Marketing Chairs play an important role in WUW’s growth and ability to help couples in need, perhaps the MOST important role. The number one task they do is blogging for WUW, thus raising awareness and opening new windows of opportunity. They also  manage all our social media outlets, acting as the “voice” of WUW  [ Read More ]

Categories: National WUW News

Today we’ll talk about an always needed and greatly appreciated board member role, the Vice Presidents.  The VP’s often serve as our “silent-givers”, dedicated to making things run smoothly and picking up the pieces where others aren’t able to or for absent board members. We encourage you to APPLY TODAY if interested in serving as  [ Read More ]


APPLY TO BE A WUW PRESIDENT! {click!} Welcome to the first installment of our series, “Lead by Example”.  Wish Upon a Wedding will be turning 2 years old this January.  That means that while many are staying, other board members who have dedicated their service to us as Founders will soon be moving on… And we  [ Read More ]