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Virtual party reaches 18400 people

There’s no party like a Wishlist party – even when the leading Coast charity has to ‘go online’ to officially open The House The Coast Built, made possible by Ausmar Homes. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the hospital foundation hosted a virtual party on Friday afternoon which reached more than 18,400 people across their social media…

Join our Virtual House Warming Party

We invite you to the grand opening of The House The Coast Built, LIVE from the comfort of your own home. Due to COVID-19 we can’t host a street party to mark this grand occasion, so instead we will party VIRTUALLY with hosts Mark and Caroline from 92.7 Mixfm, local musicians, Ausmar Homes and publicly…

Help a healthcare worker during Covid-19 Featured

You can help Wishlist spread love during this unprecedented time. The Sunshine Coast community is pulling together and helping our local frontline health staff. There are many ways to do this – from a message of support – to creating a virtual fundraiser! We’ve compiled a list just for you. Please click here and thank…

Mini Mack’s first 5k – Wishlist Fun Run

Mackenzie Anderson is quite simply a miracle bub. Born prematurely at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital last year, the now energetic eight-month-old spent the first 4.5 weeks of her life in Special Care Nursery. Gympie mum Crystelle Anderson says at the time she didn’t realise how much of a struggle it would be to spend…

Wishlist Fun Run launch

Wishlist has launched their third annual Wishlist Fun Run at Lake Kawana. The event has raised almost $60,000 for the local foundation which directs 100% of all money raised to medical equipment, service support projects, staff scholarships and research. The charity is hoping to attract more than 600 runners this year at Lake Kawana on…

Help patients like Havana

Her smiling face is lighting up Woolworths cash registers across the Coast and there is a very good reason Havana from Wurtulla is sharing her story. The five-year-old is the Sunshine Coast’s ambassador for the 2018 Woolworths Wall Token appeal which raises significant funds for Wishlist, through the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Havana was suffering from…

Gympie children to benefit from new service

An innovative Telehealth service will connect Gympie Hospital paediatric patients with specialists at SCUH following a successful Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which raised $31,341. All funds raised at the August 4 event will be directed to the needs of Gympie Hospital with the first item – a $19,532 Telehealth Service – to be ticked…

Jack’s life-changing diagnosis

Jack Dalla Costa is unlike most 15-year-old boys living in Gympie. From the tender age of seven, Jack and his parents Emma and Jason received news that would be life-changing for the entire family. “He actually came down with swine flu which knocked him about for months,” Mrs Dalla Costa said. “It was about six…

Telehealth service on Gympie Hospital ‘Wish List’

Next weekend little William Stokes will be six months old, but he has already had a visit to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. In early April, 10-week-old William was having trouble breathing properly after contracting bronchiolitis – a type of chest infection. Gympie mother Jenni Stokes said because of William’s age doctors had to monitor…

$13,336 raised while rockin’ out

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Rock N Rides event held last Saturday at Aussie World raised $13,336 for Sunshine Coast charity Wishlist. The event was attended by more than 650 people who enjoyed an evening of thrill-seeking rides at the iconic Coast theme park, followed by live music performed by Sunshine Coast Hospital…