Brides have often been depicted in the media as selfish, demanding “bridezillas” but I find that nothing could be further from the truth. Okay, there will always be a few out-of-control divas who make life miserable for everyone around them (and will continue to do so after the wedding!) but most of the brides I’ve known have made their family, friends and bridal party’s happiness a priority. They are conscious of doing what’s right and what’s best for others. For such brides, giving guests a charitable favor is a plus, and what better time is there than now, National Breast Cancer month, to consider doing just that? The American Cancer Society offers beautiful Wedding Scrolls that can be placed at each guest’s seat or Tent Cards for display on each table acknowledging that a financial contribution has been made toward the fight against cancer.
The scrolls are $3.00 per scroll with a required 100 minimum order, and the table cards are $15 per card requiring a minimum order of 10. You can customize them to best suit your wedding style: Choose a white, ivory or parchment-hued paper with elegantly raised lettering in high-gloss black ink encircled with a gold- or silver-tone ring. The text is customizable, too, and can be in memory of someone you’ve lost to cancer, in honor of a survivor or a more general dedication to the battle against this disease.
Since launching this program in 2010, the American Cancer Society Wedding Scrolls have raised nearly $100,000 (go brides and grooms!) so consider doing your part and call 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. You can make a difference and your wedding guests will love this beautiful and thoughtful gesture.