Couple Cancels Wedding Reception To Give Money To Hurricane Victims Instead

Shellie Schoellkopf and Robert Callaway cancel their October wedding reception. They will donate $5,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey instead.

Ever hear about a wedding where you had complete confidence a couple will do great?

That’s the case with Shellie Schoellkopf and Robert Callaway from League City, Texas.

KPRC reports the couple had a big ol’ shindig set for October 7th.

But in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and all the devastation around Houston, the couple just couldn’t keep things the same, not with how many of their friends and family had been affected by the flood.

Callaway told KPRC, “”This person lost everything …This person lost everything …This person lost everything.”

They will still marry on the planned day, but they’ve canceled the reception and instead will donate $5,000 to hurricane relief funds.

They picked a flood ravaged house for their wedding photo shoot to always have the memories of this time of their life and what’s important.

The wedding photos are by Bryan Anderson.

The couple doesn’t think they are that special even given their choice of what they are doing with their wedding reception funds.

“I don’t think we’re doing anything amazing,” Schoellkopf told KPRC. “We’re trying to stay very humble about it. We realize we’re very blessed in many ways, and we want to give back to people. We’ve been in the position of having people step up for us.”

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Couple Cancels Wedding Reception To Give Money To Hurricane Victims Instead

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