Marriage License Checklist

Marriage License Checklist

Photo credit: Ciuffa photography When you and your partner decide to have a wedding, it requires some legalities as both of you will be registered as “married” in the Canadian Vital Statistics records. You have decided on the date that works best for you, your friends...
Self Care Tips for Wedding Planning

Self Care Tips for Wedding Planning

Your wedding is one of the biggest events you will ever plan – and event planning isn’t easy! Even a fully trained event manager knows just how stressful event planning can be. However, no matter how big the event, your health always comes first. Prioritizing your...
A Spring Wedding: Linda and Dave

A Spring Wedding: Linda and Dave

The month of March marks the beginning of Spring. And if you are from Vancouver, B.C. you know that the seasons here can be unpredictable. Luckily for Linda and Dave, the weather decided to bless them, and it turned out to be their most beautiful day ever. Even though...

Bites, Bubbles and Brides

We are beyond grateful to be the non-profit of choice for the Bites, Bubbles and Brides event from the fabulous John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse! Check out what the event is all about: The John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse is honored to host the first annual Bites, Bubbles,...
Linda and Dave

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...
Kim and Andrew’s wedding

Kim and Andrew’s wedding

Our first A Wish To Wed’s wedding is a fact. It was a day of happiness and celebration of love. Kim and Andrew’s wedding at the Creekside Community Centre was everything we hoped for and more. It’ll forever have a special place in our hearts. The...
Take it back to the fab 50’s!

Take it back to the fab 50’s!

On June 12th, the A Wish To Wed team hosted a great 50’s style dance party in Vancouver’s Heritage Hall to raise funds for an upcoming Wedding Wish! We’re excited to tell you the fundraiser was an absolute success and thanks to you we’ll be...

Trivia Night

No plans for the long weekend yet? Check out our Trivia night on May 16th! After Trivia, you can dance the night away and enjoy great drinks! Joseph Richard Nightclub will host the event! Find them at 1082 Granville St,...
Kim and Andrew’s wedding wish

Kim and Andrew’s wedding wish

We are beyond excited to present to you the first couple to get their wedding wish granted by A Wish to Wed. Meet Kim and Andrew! They met each other in 1988 and have 2 kids. Living the good life together, their lives got shaken up two years ago when Kim was diagnosed...
Meet Jennifer Greenman!

Meet Jennifer Greenman!

We are beyond excited to introduce you to our latest volunteer: planner extraordinaire Jennifer Greenman from JG Weddings & Special Events. She will be helping us out on a weekly basis with our administration and back-end work! (and believe us, there’s a...
Surprise and delight at Finlandia

Surprise and delight at Finlandia

A Wish to Wed was founded in January 2014 when 5 people came together over the shared desire to give back to the community, by granting wedding and vow renewal wishes of those most in need. After being granted legal incorporation in April 2014, we threw our first fund...

Take a swing!

Photo by Blush Sky Photography We’re excited to talk a bit more about our the results of our first fundraiser. On July 6th, a group of very generous and kindhearted people joined us in a lunch-opera-golf-song-hightea-auction event. 🙂 Thanks to their help, we...

Looking for volunteers

Hi everyone! We are looking for AWW Ambassadors! Do you know anyone would might be perfect for the job? Feel free to pass along this information! Summary: A Wish To Wed Society is looking for motivated marketing volunteers who would like to develop their skills in a...

New board member: Neet

It is our honour and pleasure to introduce you to our newest board member, Neet Aujla. Her kind nature and her enthusiasm are a great addition to our team! Neet will also be taking over the treasurer’s torch from our founding member Trisha. We asked her a few...

Sugar vs. Spice

We’re proud to anounce that thanks to our founder Tianna, a group of wonderfull artists will help us raise funds. This Saturday, May 17th, if you’re up for amazing sales and an afternoon full of entertainment: Go to Sugar vs. Spice event in...