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The year that was from Lisa Rowe

We all agree that 2020 has proven to be year like no other.  A year that’s seen us all realise, in waves of astonishment and disbelief, that nothing is guaranteed … the overseas holiday you’ve been working towards, attending your daughter’s wedding, taking part in the Coast’s favourite annual fundraising appeal or even attending a…

Update from Lisa Rowe

It’s a new year and it’s fair to say that, at Wishlist, we’re pretty happy and excited about it. This year will see, among many other things, the growth of our accommodation options for families needing affordable options to be close to a local hospital. In April we will open The House the Coast Built…

A year of giggles and gags for clown doctors

Clown Doctors have spent a year spreading laughter and administering doses of fun to thousands of patients at Nambour Hospital and the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH). The local service is funded by Wishlist and brings a little bit of magic to patients being treated in the Children’s Ward, Paediatric Outpatients Department and Department of…

WOOLWORTHS TOKENS RAISE $67,336 FOR SICK KIDS

The Sunshine Coast community is the fourth most generous regional community in the state. In just four weeks, a total of $67,336 was raised for Wishlist through the 2016 Regional Wall Token campaign, made possible by Woolworths and the Children’s Hospital Foundation. “When I found out the Sunshine Coast community had collectively raised more than…

Laughter the best medicine

COLBY Speare did not have an awful lot to smile about on many of the 604 days he spent in hospital after he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, aged seven. But one thing that did brighten the days for him and his mum, Kim, were visits by the clown doctors. “The clown doctors were…