Wish Upon a Wedding is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It’s the first wedding-focused charity that works to provide weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illnesses and other life-threatening situations. I think all of us can empathize with this cause. Especially when you put a face to the cause.
She graduated from my high school and was a recent recipient of a Wish. She suffered from end-stage cystic fibrosis. On September 1, 2010, she married the love of her life, courtesy of Wish Upon a Wedding. She passed away less than 30 days later.
Without an organization like Wish Upon a Wedding, Dani would not have been able to have the dream wedding she deserved. It’s stories like these that remind us what truly matters.
How You Can Help
The next time you’re looking for an organization to donate to, I urge you to consider Wish Upon a Wedding. If you’re a frequent flier, consider donating your airline points. If you’re in the wedding industry, Wish Upon a Wedding is always looking for vendor help. To learn more, sign up for their newsletter, follow them on Twitter, and give them a “like” on Facebook. Visit their blog where you can meet the real people being affected by this charity’s work.
Let’s work together to continue making wishes come true for wonderful people like Dani.