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March 28, 2016

A Wish To Wed – Vancouver Wedding Wish Granted

This weekend I got a beautiful opportunity to work with A Wish To Wed.  A Wish to wed is a non-profit organization that “was founded in 2014 in Vancouver, BC and is dedicated to grant matrimonial wishes to couples challenged by the deteriorating health of one of its partners”.

This year A Wish To Wed granted a wish to Linda and Dave. Here are their story written by A Wish To Wed… (http://awishtowed.com/linda-and-dave/)
“Linda met Dave on a dog walk 13 years ago in a Vancouver park. Some time after the couple would be confronted with one of life’s biggest challenges: Linda was diagnosed with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), a deteriorating illness. But their love conquered all hardships. The couple learned to enjoy every day to the fullest and have become active volunteers in their community. Linda spent the past 9 months knitting 40 teddy bears and donated them for auction to the local food bank. However, the couple’s biggest dream to become husband and wife remained unfulfilled because of Linda’s need for a constant oxygen feed, as well as financial challenges.”

There were so many wonderful vendors involved in this years wish including:
Photography: Joanna Moss Photography
Videography: Astral Images
Decor styling and florals: Niche Event Stylists
Makeup: Makeup by Vivian Jun
Hair: Hair By Aaron Brousseau
Dress bride: Everything But The Groom Bridal Boutique
Groom custom suit: Joey Dimz
Cake: The Cake & The Giraffe
Catering: Lori J. from Heart in Provence
Photo booth: Dang Good Booths
Special thank you to Father Andrew from the St Augustines church!

It was an absolute pleasure meeting Linda and Dave this past weekend. It was very obvious that they are loved in their community, and their love for one another. Here are a few photos from their wedding.

 

* Quotes taken from www.awishtowed.com

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  1. Candi

    March 28th, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    Love that tablescape!!!

  2. Misty

    March 28th, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Wow!! This turned out great!!

  3. Sara

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:17 am

    What a beautiful couple and story!!

  4. Cinnamon Wolfe

    March 29th, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Such a beautiful story! How amazing for this couple. What a fun thing for you to be a part of!!

  5. christina forbes

    March 29th, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    Such an amazing post! This is so sweet!!

  6. Raelene

    March 29th, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    This post warms my heart. I cry at every wedding I photograph and I’m sitting here teared up for this couple.

  7. Jill

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:19 pm

    What a BEAUTIFUL story- so glad that they got YOU to be a part of this with them!

  8. Ashley Durham

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    What beautiful table settings!!! Love the cake, too!

  9. jmoss

    March 30th, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    The cake tasted amazing. Dalana from The cake and the giraffe is awesome!

  10. Leslie Ann

    April 4th, 2016 at 11:23 pm

    So happy you did this!! Beautiful images of a lovely couple!

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