They wanted to spend as little money as possible to celebrate with their guests after their City Hall ceremony, so that they could donate to their full potential.
Friends made bouquets, sent out invitations, and helped them find a bar to host their reception for free.
"The way it all came together quickly created an opportunity for friends and family to get involved directly and passionately," Jackson said. "We feel like we made the right decision. After our civil ceremony, we felt like it was very true to what we wanted our marriage to symbolize and how we wanted to start new life as a couple."