Stephanie and Darryl first met at a friend’s party a few years back. Just six months into their relationship, Stephanie received the news that no young woman wants to hear. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Wish Upon a Wedding loved meeting this sweet couple and was thrilled to to grant them this wish.
On October 11, 2018, Ashlee and Brett stood before family and friends to commit their lives to one another. For the young couple, the past few years have been a host of joys and sorrow involving the birth of their son and a serious cancer diagnosis.
Wish Upon a Wedding was thrilled to grant this sweet couple a wish and was honored to take part in their beautiful day.
Angela and Brad first met as little kids growing up in the same neighborhood. Their mothers were friends and they spent their childhood playing together and becoming good friends. Following high school, they went their separate ways. It wasn’t until years later, when they had both gone through divorces, that they reconnected and saw each other in a new light.
Unfortunately, cancer had other plans for Angela and Brad’s relationship. Wish Upon a Wedding was so touched by Angela and Brad’s beautiful love story and the incredible strength and joy that she has exhibited throughout this journey. We are thrilled to grant their wish for a wedding on December 11 and are so thankful for the amazing team of wish granters who have signed up to help.
On November 2, 2018, David and Angie stood before their family and friends and renewed their vows on the grounds of Roanoke’s breathtaking Plantation of Sunnybrook. The couple had recently celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary and the day marked the perfect occasion to remember all of the very good times they’ve experienced together.
Three years ago David was diagnosed with an aggressive form of colon cancer that metastasized to his liver. It was his dream to renew his vows in front of their sweet little girl and to gift her the gift of a wedding dance with her daddy.
Dalen and Stacie first met online several years ago. They began talking and embarked upon a long distance relationship that has turned into the great love of their lives.
This past year, Dalen was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer than has metastasized to his brain. He is currently undergoing aggressive chemotherapy treatments with Stacie standing faithfully by his side.
Wish Upon a Wedding was touched by Dalen and Stacie’s beautiful love story and is excited to grant this wish for them. We’ve enlisted the help of an incredible team of wish granters and can’t wait to make this dream come through for them.
Stephanie and Daryl first met at a friend’s party a couple of years ago. Just sixth months after they started officially dating, Stephanie was diagnosed with breast cancer. From day one, Daryl stood by her side and the two tackled her diagnosis together. Wish Upon a Wedding is honored to be a part of their love story and can’t wait to grant their wish for a dream wedding.
On October 4, 2018, Carolina and Erick gathered in front of their family and close friends to dedicate their lives to one another in a beautiful service on the breathtaking grounds of the Rock Island Lake Club. Their wedding marked a beautiful moment in what has been an extremely difficult year. Wish Upon a Wedding was thrilled to grant this wish for Carolina and Erick and was honored to be a part of their love story.
David and Angie first met through David’s sister right after high school. They began dating, quickly fell in love and were married not too long after. David and Angie just celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary. They are excited to renew their vows in front of their family and friends and look forward to giving David the gift of dancing with his daughter at their wedding.
On July 10, 2018, Chase and Alexa exchanged vows in a heartfelt and moving ceremony at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York City. The wedding, which was witnessed by a small group of family and close friends, was supposed to take place at the end of July in Boston, near the couple’s hometown but had to be moved do to Chase’s rapidly declining health. The groom suffers from a rare form of cancer called DSRCT and has undergone numerous rounds of experimental chemotherapy since his diagnosis last year.
Despite a great amount of pain and discomfort, Chase was able to stand during the entire wedding ceremony. His bride was radiant in a beautiful gown, generously donated by Gabriella New York, and his smile upon seeing her walk down the aisle was everything.
Chase was too tired to enjoy the decadent wedding cake and apple pie (a personal favorite of his) following the wedding, but he and Alexa happily feasted on it the following day.
As with all of our wishes, we couldn’t do it without the generosity of our wish granters. In particular, this unbelievable team pulled off Chase and Alexa’s wedding in just a matter of days, going above and beyond to make the day so incredibly special. We cannot thank you all
Wedding Planner: Tammy Golson Events
Photographer: JC Lemon Photography
Hair and Make-Up: SB Beauty
Officiant: Louisa Porrata
Videographer: 15 Minutes of Frame
Music: Elizabeth Nicholas Synnott
Florist: G! Floral Design
Gown and Alterations: Gabriella New York
Accommodations: The Plaza Hotel
Cake: City Sweets
Stationery: Invitations by Ana