What we want most for our wedding is to have all of our friends and family in the same room, and so, more than anything, we consider your presence to be our gift. (We mean it!) That said, if you really would like to get us something, here are some suggestions:
JDRF raises money to help fund research to find a cure for Type-1 Diabetes. Nick's niece, Ava, was diagnosed with T1D when she was just two years old. Although Ava is currently an active and healthy third-grader, we'd love to her to be able to live in a world where checking her blood sugar is a thing of the past.
Stray Rescue is a St. Louis-based no-kill animal shelter that rescues pets that have been abused, neglected and abandoned. Our dog (and resident handsome-pants) Cruz is an alumnus of this wonderful organization.