Wish Upon A Wedding

I recently applied to join this organization. Take a look and see if you would like to offer a donation of time or money. Even if you are not a vendor, your money is still good! The following is from their current campaign:

Wish Upon a Wedding, the world’s first nonprofit wedding wish granting organization, is asking for the support of wedding vendors and industry professionals. This new organization, dubbed “the Wedding Industry’s Charity”, provides weddings for individuals facing life-threatening illness, at destinations across the United States, regardless of sexual orientation.

By donating just 1% of any sale (or 1% of your profits from one event), you can help Wish Upon a Wedding grant these very special wishes. Participants will be recognized for their generosity with an I support the Wishing Well badge.Launched in January of this year, the organization now receives new wedding wish requests on a weekly basis. Currently lacking the funds needed to bring long distance families together, these special celebrations may often be missing something (or someone). One of the organization’s goals is to fly up to four family members or loved ones to the weddings of every Wish Recipient, so they can spend a few days with those who matter most. There are many other expenses that Wish Upon a Wedding would like to cover as well, but they need YOUR help.Founder Liz Guthrie explains, “Many people facing life threatening illness do not have the money or resources to plan a wedding. At last, the wedding industry has joined forces- and together we are making some incredibly special wedding wishes come true, by providing the celebration of one of life’s biggest milestones.” Guthrie adds, “No matter what the setting, Wish Upon a Wedding wants to provide everything necessary for these individuals, including making sure they are surrounded by their most special family and friends.”

It’s really easy! To participate, visit the following link: http://wishuponawedding.org/how-to-help/isupport-the-wishing-well/

2 thoughts on “Wish Upon A Wedding

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    Lacy Branch - August 21, 2010

    Thank you for helping raise awareness Ruth!

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    Inspirations - August 22, 2010

    We are honored to be a part of Wish Upon A Wedding. Li'l Inspirations was selected as Wish Upon A Wedding 'official gift' – custom made wedding handkerchiefs with the WUW logo – and personalized for the couples very special day. See more of the 'official gift' at the WUW facebook page http://www.facebook.com/WishUponAWedding and the Li'l Inspirations website at http://www.lil-inspirations.com

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