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Announcement – Wishlist Giving Day on March 25

For the past two years, Harrison Higgins’ life has been a whirlwind of appointments and visits to eye doctors. The cheeky four-year-old from Sippy Downs was referred to the Ophthalmology Clinic at Caloundra Hospital when his eyes started to turn inwards. “We noticed that his eyes started to turn in gradually and then it just…

MUSIC THERAPIST SHINES AT DOVE

Thanks to your donations we are able to fund a music therapy service at Dove Palliative Care at Caloundra Hospital. Our therapist Tracie Wicks has an offsider helping at the Unit until April, so we thought we would introduce you to music therapy student Katherine Anderson who is in her final year of her Masters.…

ARMESTO’S DONATION TO CRITICALLY ILL KIDS

You never know when you or a family member may need the help of your local hospital. It’s a sentiment that has rung true for the Armesto’s family. Sunshine Coast-based Armesto’s Transport founder Manuel Armesto was inspired to give to Wishlist after his 20-year-old grandson Tony suffered a brain aneurysm last year. Wishlist CEO Lisa…

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…

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…

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 ACCOMMODATION

He has one of the biggest hearts on the Sunshine Coast, and now Mick Allwood has donated the use of his waterfront apartment for families needing to be close to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Capricorn Roofing Director Mick Allwood has been a major supporter of 92.7 Mix FM’s Give Me 5 For Kids and…

Safety first for The House The Coast Built

Buildsafe is a national company with a big heart.  They’ve been tasked with ensuring the safety of everyone working to construct The House The Coast Built. And they’re doing it for free! Answering the call to help Wishlist and Ausmar Homes build a home away from home for families with critically-ill loved ones at the…

A place to rest: The House The Coast Built receives comfy donation

Yandina-based business, The Mattress Company, has become a major donor of The House The Coast Built for the second time, signing onto the project to provide more than $10,000 worth of mattresses for families doing it tough. The mattresses will be used to furnish the six-bedroom facility in Birtinya which is currently being built by…

The Price Family

Imagine you hadn’t long moved your young family from Tasmania to the Sunshine Coast, had recently given birth to your third child, and your eldest daughter was fighting for her life. This was the reality for Emma Price and her family in December last year. “Our 10-year-old daughter Charlotte has a rare condition called Angelman…