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#Win your dream #wedding, & help others get theirs as well

So Cal Officiant is proud to be a donor for Wish Upon A Wedding and Bid Your Wish For Wedded Bliss. We’ve donated a free Fun & Romantic wedding package, valued at $375. The auctions begin on October 1, 2010. Hundreds of products and services in 46 cities throughout the country will be auctioned off, all to help couples create the perfect wedding or event, all at incredible prices! All proceeds raised will help grant wedding wishes for terminally ill individuals. As a cancer survivor, my boss felt it was very important to help organizations like this.

Couples planning to be married can bid for wedding-related auction items online starting in October or at a Blissful Wishes Balls Nationwide in November, with all proceeds benefiting Wish Upon a Wedding. This new organization is the world’s first nonprofit that provides weddings for individuals facing life-threatening illness.

Blissful Wishes Ball, our first ever cross country Galas, will take place during November at 12 locations across the country (tickets go on sale on August 15th at http://wishuponawedding.eventbrite.com)

The purpose of both events is to raise crucial funding for Wish Upon a Wedding. While it’s true vendors from the wedding and hospitality industry help us grant wishes by donating their products and services to couples facing terminal illness, there are many other costs associated with being a brand new, grass-roots nonprofit organization.

Imagine how much MORE we could do for these wonderful couples if we just had the funds to:
* Reunite families by flying up to four people to and from the weddings we provide!
* Put those friends or family up in a nice hotel for a few nights, further enhancing the experience.
* Allow them to enjoy a nice meal the day before the wedding, or perhaps a day after brunch?

About Wish Upon A Wedding: Making Wedding Dreams Come True Across America

As the World’s first nonprofit wedding wish granting organization, Wish Upon a Wedding provides weddings at destinations across the United States for individuals facing life-threatening illness, regardless of sexual orientation.  It is a chance for couples to enjoy a very special day, without any thoughts of existing health issues, while surrounded by their closest family and friends.

By celebrating the courage & spirit of these couples, we help create lasting memories that will be cherished for years to come. It is our hope that others facing similar situations will find hope, strength, and the promise of eternal love.

Officially launched in January of 2010, Wish Upon a Wedding currently has over a dozen chapters to serve Wish Applicants. We service couples residing in or wishing to get married within 300 miles of any one of our chapter locations

Wish Upon a Wedding ™, Blissful Wishes Ball ™, and Bid Your Wish for Wedded Bliss ™ are registered trademarks of Wish Upon a Wedding ™.

Most donated items are tax-deductible, however we recommend that you speak to an accountant for clarification. Wish Upon a Wedding is operating as a nonprofit organization, incorporated in CA. We are recognized as a 501 c 3 organization, as the IRS received our 1023 application in February of 2010, and it is currently being reviewed.

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