Apply for a Wish

Do you want to get married, but have been postponing your wedding because you’re faced with a terminal illness?

A Wish To Wed can help.

Check our application requirements below, choose your wish and email us with the form below.

Who can apply:

  • A bride or groom diagnosed with a terminal illness;
  • Life expectancy of 5 years or less;
  • Any age, race, religion or sexual orientation;
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years old, legal residents of Canada
  • Applicants must agree to a full background check, including medical and criminal records. (all records will be handled strictly confidential)
  • Priority is given to applicants with financial hardship

The Elopement

(wedding within the next 6 months or less)
Suitable for bedside celebrations at home or in a hospital

Included:

  • Marriage license expense
  • Ceremony location
  • Officiant
  • Makeup and hair for bride
  • Dress
  • Suit rental for groom
  • Flowers (bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom)
  • Non-alcoholic bubble toast
  • 25 guests
  • Wedding cake
  • Photographer
  • Album
  • Wedding coordinator

The Wedding

(wedding between 6 months and 12 months from now)

Included:

  • Marriage license expense
  • Ceremony location
  • Officiant
  • Makeup and hair for bride
  • Dress
  • Suit rental for groom
  • Bouquet (boutonniere and bridal bouquet)
  • Non-alcoholic bubble toast
  • 25 guests
  • Wedding cake
  • Photographer
  • Album
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Private reception location*
  • DJ
  • Catering**
  • Decor
  • Stationery***
  • * based upon availability and within AWW budget
    ** appetizers and choice of entrée from a select menu
    *** table numbers and seating chart (if applicable)
Not included in the wishes:
  • For liability reasons alcohol is never included
  • Flights
  • Travel expenses
  • Jewelry
  • Hotel
  • Attire for bridesmaids/groomsmen
  • Rings
  • Shoes
  • Veil
  • Transportation
  • Makeup for people other than the bride
  • Bachelor/bachelorette parties
  • Printed wedding invitations
  • Honeymoon
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Spa treatments
  • Wedding favours
  • Specialty decor

How to apply?

We are now accepting applications from couples in the Lower Mainland (Vancouver).

Fill out the application form right here!

* For special inquiries about weddings in a very short time span, please contact us directly (no need to fill out the application form) at society@awishtowed.com