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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…

Gympie photographer needed

Are you a Gympie based photographer? We are hosting our annual Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival on August 4 at Gunabul Homestead and we are searching for a photographer to donate their time on their day to take social photos. (You’ll get free tickets into the event!) Your work will be credited and it’s a…

Entertainment announcement – Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival

A Brisbane-based jazz musician will be part of the entertainment line-up for the 2018 Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which kicks off in Gympie on August 4. The Shannon Marshall Hammond Combo will venture to Gunabul Homestead to entertain festival-goers as part of the fundraising event to benefit Gympie Hospital patients. Wishlist Fundraising and Events…

5 reasons you should be at Aussie World this Saturday

It is just five more sleeps until the Wishlist Rock N Rides event. Here are five reasons why you should be at Aussie World this Saturday night for all the fun. It’s HALF-PRICE tickets – $20 each. The full ticket price goes directly to Wishlist, thanks to our friends at Aussie World. This event is…

Rock N’ Rides ticket release

Join us for an action packed night for the whole family! Jump on the rides at Aussie World then rock out to the 80s at Rock The District 2018 LIVE at The Shed! THE DETAILS: WHEN: Saturday 21 July WHERE: Aussie World AUSSIE WORLD FUN PARK: 5:30pm – 8:30pm ROCK THE DISTRICT 2018: Live at…

Brave Bella’s journey – GM5FK

This month beautiful Bella turned five, but it hasn’t been an easy road for the resilient Sunshine Coast youngster. Bella was born with a rare genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome which means Bella is missing a piece of a chromosome. “Being our fourth baby, my husband and I knew from birth something wasn’t right,”…