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August update from Wishlist CEO

One of the positives I’m sure will emerge from a post-pandemic world is a renewed appreciation for the little things in life. We certainly know at Wishlist that it’s the little things that count (not taking away from big donations… we love them too!)  Wishlist Giving Day on August 20 was an outstanding success on…

May update from Lisa Rowe

A travel-loving friend of mine recently declared that she’d never complain about living at the “butt-end of the planet” again, nor the fact that she felt so far away from the action of the UK and Europe.  I think we’ve all learned to appreciate our good fortune at living in Australia when COVID-19 impacted the…

Care packs helping vulnerable patients during COVID-19

By Lacee Froeschl | Sunshine Coast Daily AN 18-year-old new mum who was facing homelessness after being discharged from the maternity unit was among the first to receive a care pack made possible by a local business. While many businesses are suffering a downturn in sales, Coast manufacturer Quik Corp has donated $5000 to Wishlist…

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…

Not your average scrubs

Who says scrubs and uniforms have to be boring? Infectious Clothing have partnered with Wishlist once again to bring fun and colour back into medical apparel on the Sunshine Coast. From speciality prints and colourful scrubs to versatile corporate wear, CEO Sally Doran has been a driving force behind ‘pop up shops’ occurring across the…

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…

A word from Staff Scholar…

My name is Tanja Harris and I am a paediatric nurse from Gympie Hospital. I started paediatric nursing in 1992 in Germany where I did my nurse’s training. I have worked in paediatric rheumatology in Germany, at the former Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and at the Caboolture paediatric unit before moving to Gympie, where…

WishlistConnect business spotlight – F45 Training Birtinya

Q and A with F45 Training Birtinya Operations Leader Jenna Mcphee. Q: What are you offering SCHHS staff and Wishlist supporters? A: A seven-day free trial! F45 Training is a global fitness community specialising in innovative, high-intensity group workouts that are fast, fun and results-driven. Q: Why did you choose to offer this?  A: F45…

PRINT BUSINESS TEAMS WITH WISHLIST

Sunshine Coast commercial print and design business Push Productions have signed as a Wishlist Corporate Partner.   The innovative printing business based in Maroochydore opened their doors in 2007 and have since expanded to offer a range of services including eco-friendly garments. Manager Paul Morton is no stranger to giving back to the community. “Whilst…