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Featured Proposal with Purpose- Jacksonville, FL

I have lived in Jacksonville, FL for a little under a month now. One of the first things I noticed while trekking to the office everyday was the amount of homeless friends I began to intake. I shared my new found insight to friend and fellow wedding professional, Amber, of Amber Veatch Designs and she immediately said , ‘Then you must meet my great friend, Mandi! Not only is she a great stylist, [Once Upon a Stylist], but she also participates in an organization devoted to homeless help!  In fact…. she was just proposed to while feeding the homeless in downtown Jax!’ Everything about her story was a reflection of the Black Sheep Bride mission. They will be using their wedding as an opportunity to give back as well, inviting a large group of their ‘downtown neighbors’ to join in their celebrations too. It doesn’t stop there- They are also planning to head over to Africa for their honeymoon and help others across the pond also! Don’t you just LOVE them! I sure do! So excited and  thankful Chloe Austin Photography was there to capture it all. 2014-08-05_0005 Every Wednesday morning Mandi, Jason and crew head downtown and feed the homeless. They have made this apart of their lives for awhile now and what started out as a styrofoam cup of coffee (origin of their non-profits name- Cup of Love) has become quite the large operation. There was no better place for Jason to drop to one knee than at the place it all began. 2014-08-05_00062014-08-05_00072014-08-05_0008 And then the hugs and sweet fun continued into their engagement session!! 2014-08-05_00022014-08-05_0003 2014-08-05_0004 This is easily the MOST EPIC photo anyone has ever captured at an engagement- Chloe Austin– WELL DONE!