Bride’s Mother Invited Homeless to a $35000 Wedding Reception After Groom Pulled Out

Days before their ceremony, the prospective groom left his fiancée, but the bride’s family chose not to call off the celebration and instead invited the less fortunate to a lavish feast.



Quinn Duane, a native of Sacramento, California, was preparing to wed Landon Borup in a spectacular ceremony at one of the city’s opulent hotels.

Less than a week before their reception day, however, Borup, who is 27 years old, phoned Quinn, who is also 27, to cancel the wedding. Things took a terrible turn.

For a few days, the bride was in shock and unsure of what to do. Her family, nevertheless, hung in there and didn’t give up. In reality, they chose to host a feast for the city’s homeless people instead of the original celebration.

The bride’s dues had already been paid when Quinn’s fiancé called off the wedding, according to her mother, Kari Duane, who talked to KCRA.

“It simply felt like, of course, this would be something that we would do to give back,” she said after she learned on Monday that the wedding would not go forward.

She and her husband decided to host a lavish dinner at the Citizen Hotel for all of the city’s homeless people.

Even though my husband and I were feeling quite sorry for our daughter, Duane told the outlet that it was comforting to see so many people there and enjoying a meal.
She said, “I feel a lot of grief and heartbreak for her, but I’ll learn something from this.



Quinn, her daughter, reportedly chose to stay at home on the day that was meant to be her wedding because she was devastated over the situation. Quinn, however, reportedly felt inspired by the event after seeing images of it on television.
A woman who lives at a shelter with other people who are too elderly to work and are financially constrained to pay rent was the first person to arrive, according to KCRA, “almost a half hour early.”

When the woman first arrived, Kari claimed that she and her husband assumed that they would be the only ones to feed that evening, but other people soon followed.
There were single folks, couples, families, elderly people, and infants. The house was packed, claimed Kari.

Rashad Abdullah, who attended the feast with his wife and five children, told the news organization that it was a godsend while he was going through a difficult period and a challenge to get out and do something different with his family.
After their daughter’s wedding was called off, his wife complimented the wonderful family for their deed of compassion and claimed that not many people could do what they did.

To miss out on something so significant to you and then offer it to someone else, she remarked, is really kind and compassionate.
The meal is identical to what you would get at the hotel’s four-star restaurant, The Grange, claims KCRA. Salad, cauliflower, gnocchi, salmon, and even tri-tip were provided in addition to the appetizers.

Given that 120 people were invited before the wedding was called off, there was plenty to go around.
At the end of the night, the Duane family made their way back home with a bittersweet sensation.

Kari planned to take her daughter for some mother-daughter time off and persuaded her daughter, Quinn, to go to Belize with her because the family had already scheduled a non-refundable honeymoon vacation there.



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