Past Wishes and Love Stories
Esther and Ernesto first met by happenstance a few years ago at a local restaurant. After dating for several years, they decided to start a family together but were forced to give up on that dream when Esther was diagnosed with an aggressive form of hormone-fueled triple negative breast cancer in early 2018.
Wish Upon a Wedding fell head over heals for this sweet couple and was thrilled to grant them their magical wedding wish.
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. After many years they reconnected and immediately hit it off. Before long they fell in love and began planning a life together.
Unfortunately, cancer had other plans for Angela and Brad’s relationship. After previously battling cancer twice in the past, Angela was diagnosed with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer that has metastasized to her spleen. Wish Upon a Wedding loved meeting this incredible couple and was honored to grant their wish for a wedding.
Our friends over at Piece of Cake 5K have created an exciting new 5K race in Wisconsin to celebrate wedding season and to give back to Wish Upon a Wedding. Lucky us!
On December 9, 2018, Dalen and Stacie stood before family and close friends to unite their lives together at The Studios at Overland Crossing. For the couple, who first met and fell in love online, despite having 500 miles between them, the day celebrated a bond that has faced enormous challenges.
Shawn and James entire relationship has been marked by cancer. However, throughout all of their struggles, their love has continued to grow and their story has become a testament to everyone around them. We were thrilled to learn of this beautiful couple and were honored to grant them the wedding of their dreams.
Deborah and Greg were first married in a blizzard 25 years ago. They’ve seen a lot of ups and downs throughout their marriage, including cancer. Throughout it all, the two remain closer than ever. We have loved getting to know this beautiful couple and cannot wait to grant them the vow renewal of their dreams.
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.
Esther and Ernesto were living the life they loved and were making plans for a family when cancer reared it’s ugly head. We’ve loved getting to know this sweet young couple and cannot wait to grant them the wedding of their dreams in just a couple of days.
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.