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Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food

A bride's wedding was canceled days before the reception so she donated the food and space to a homeless shelter.  What a kind hearted woman!  Way to turn around what was probably a sad day for her.

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    That's great.  Probably a very tough situation, but she made the best of it and probably made the day of a lot of others.

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    It's nice to hear something like this sprinkled into all the crap in the world. So sad for her, but it's nice to know there are still good people in the world.
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    Am I the only nosy cynic who wants to know why it was cancelled?
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    Aw, that's really nice. It made my day.
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:d5e4a345-8d3d-414b-94a1-a90fcd7eefab">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]Am I the only nosy cynic who wants to know why it was cancelled?
    Posted by Blueyed228[/QUOTE]

    No!  <img src="http://cdn.cl9.vanillaforums.com/downloaded/ver1.0/content/scripts/tinymce/plugins/emotions/images/smiley-laughing.gif" border="0" alt="Laughing" title="Laughing" />
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:d5e4a345-8d3d-414b-94a1-a90fcd7eefab">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]Am I the only nosy cynic who wants to know why it was cancelled?
    Posted by Blueyed228[/QUOTE]

    I wasn't being cynical about <strong>that</strong>, but I was thinking that if she donates it, at least she gets a tax write-off because it's not like she can eat it all herself (I feel like a jerk, but that's  the first thing I thought).
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    sister2groom. Don't feel like a jerk for saying that. That was the first thing I thought of too. It was nice of her but she did get something out of it too.
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    edited November 2010
    [QUOTE]sister2groom. Don't feel like a jerk for saying that. That was the first thing I thought of too. <strong>It was nice of her but she did get something out of it too.</strong>
    Posted by jesscmpls[/QUOTE]
    What did she get out of it? They didn't mention anything about her using it as a tax write-off. It's possible that that wouldn't even have crossed her mind. Did I miss something?
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:c742a2d7-3a89-4610-90ac-e568baa841f0">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]What did she get out of it? They didn't mention anything about her using it as a tax write-off. It's possible that that wouldn't even have crossed her mind. Did I miss something?
    Posted by kathrynhabibti[/QUOTE]

    It's a feel-good piece, so of course they wouldn't mention the tax write-off. I'm guessing she will probably get a letter from the shelter thanking her for her donation, and I guess use the receipts for the amounts, and then boom goes the dynamite come tax time.
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    wow that is so great! My heart feels so sad for her though...days before her wedding =( I guess at least it happend before the marriage took place!
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    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food : It's a feel-good piece, so of course they wouldn't mention the tax write-off. I'm guessing she will probably get a letter from the shelter thanking her for her donation, and I guess use the receipts for the amounts, and then boom goes the dynamite come tax time.
    Posted by zippityb[/QUOTE]
    Hah. Okay, thanks.
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    It's a sad situation that she wonderfully turned into something good.  That food could have been tossed but she decided to at least use it.  Kudos to her.
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    Ladies... we are missing the Point here... ! that poor bride has to cancell the Most important day after all the Crazy Planning ..... God Knows what went wrong....!!! 
    We dont of coz know the story... 
    Hell yah if she can get least get the TAX return back.... least something good came out of it........
    I wish her Luck!!!!!!!!!  

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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:ef0bfcfd-0e8f-4334-963f-b81cd11a8341">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]Ladies... we are missing the Point here... ! that poor bride has to cancell the Most important day after all the Crazy Planning ..... God Knows what went wrong....!!!  We dont of coz know the story...  Hell yah if she can get least get the TAX return back.... least something good came out of it........ I wish her Luck!!!!!!!!!  
    Posted by dushyjey[/QUOTE]

    /facepalm
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:ef0bfcfd-0e8f-4334-963f-b81cd11a8341">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]Ladies... we are missing the Point here... ! that poor bride has to cancell the Most important day after all the Crazy Planning ..... God Knows what went wrong....!!!  We dont of coz know the story...  Hell yah if she can get least get the TAX return back.... least something good came out of it........ I wish her Luck!!!!!!!!!  
    Posted by dushyjey[/QUOTE]


    I don't.......understand why....there are  so many periods.......in this run-on sentence!!!!!!!!! And I don't Get...the weird Capital Letters either!!!!!!!!
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    I want to know who took this story to the press. If it was the girl or her family, I think it's AWish. If it was the Homeless Shelter, it would be okay.
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    Good for her to donate the food, I have heard of brides donating the flowers to senior homes to brighten their day, but the food to a homeless shelter thats awesome!
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    Yeah, my first thought was that she probably got a tax write off, and it's not like she went out of her way to donate the food. What else was she supposed to do? I am kind of indifferent to this and don't really think of it as such a great act of kindness. I think someone who volunteers one hour each week probably deserves more praise, but everyone is amazed because of the big gesture. Meh, whatever.
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    Wow, way to be cynical!  Given the situation and the alternative of just paying out the contracts, by donating the food and the space, those homeless people probably got a much nicer meal than the standard shelter fare.  I doubt most people would even think about that in the midst of a traumatic time!  And you do realize that the actual amount of tax break from a tax write-off is minimal compared to the initial amount spent and depends on many other factors, don't you?          

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    lol same here
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    His loss. She has a good heart.
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    this is so amazing to hear!!! It really makes you know there are still good people in the world who thinks of more than themselves!!
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:5a0afe11-c1cd-4bba-8702-bdba339b151f">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food : I don't.......understand why....there are  so many periods.......in this run-on sentence!!!!!!!!! And I don't Get...the weird Capital Letters either!!!!!!!!
    Posted by allisong23[/QUOTE]

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    </div><div>HAHAHA omg this made me laugh. lol</div>
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    Almost everything was good enought to draw the results here..
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_snarky-brides_bride-donates-canceled-wedding-reception-food?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:17Discussion:514a4276-f686-4578-b0e7-75d878c00d15Post:5b204e1c-f450-4501-bc8d-bddbdbb88163">Re: Bride Donates Canceled Wedding Reception Food</a>:
    [QUOTE]Huh?
    Posted by BecW2be[/QUOTE]


    Thinking the same thing. What does that even mean?
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