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Branding experts become charity partner

Noosa based business The Branding Office has added to their charitable partnerships, teaming up with one of Sunshine Coast’s leading charities, Wishlist. ‘Boss Lady’ at The Branding Office Jodi Veivers said supporting the hospital foundation was a way of giving back to the local community and enhancing the Coast’s health service for families. “We love…

WISHLIST IN THE NEWS

Breath of fresh air, Gympie Times 12/10/16 Medical staff and members of the community came together at Gympie Hospital yesterday to celebrate the arrival of a new life-saving piece of equipment. The Non-Invasive BiPAP ventilator has been described by staff as an important and long sought after addition to the hospital. “We’ll be using this…

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…

Five peaks in one day: ‘Shufflers’ test their limits for Wishlist

Cardiologist Kim Greaves has a plan to get hearts racing. If life wasn’t busy enough as one of the Sunshine Coast’s top heart doctors and a dad-of-two, Professor Kim Greaves has assembled a fearless team to scale five Sunshine Coast peaks in aid of hospital foundation, Wishlist. On October 15, Prof Greaves with fellow Sunshine…

WESTPAC GRANT FOR TROUBLED YOUTH

Tiffany’s upbringing has been tougher than most – at 13 she moved out of home and by 15 she was living on the streets. The 17-year-old tells a harrowing story, but the brave teenager has turned her life around thanks to a Wishlist-funded program running on the Sunshine Coast for at-risk youth. “At 13 my…

NEW EQUIPMENT TO PROVIDE SAFER SURGERY FOR EAR NOSE THROAT PATIENTS

If a loved one was facing ear, nose or throat surgery at Nambour Hospital wouldn’t you like to know that the surgeon had access to the most accurate, state of the art equipment available, designed specifically to ensure their safety? A $64,000 NIM Nerve Monitor has been requested by the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)…

A DAY AT THE CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE…

Pending the upcoming Run Sunshine Coast (RSC) event Sunday 17 May, majority of my words spoken in the Wishlist office are about promotion of the run and how I can encourage people to register. My spiel includes reminding individuals that 100% of registration fees go DIRECTLY to Wishlist to grow the Child Development Service (CDS).…

BOQ MOOLOOLABA PARTNERS WITH WISHLIST

As Wishlist looks to expand on the resources already provided to the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) service at Nambour Hospital, Bank of Queensland Mooloolaba (BOQ) – the local bank responsible for providing $70,000 worth of ENT equipment in 2010/11, has signed on as a corporate partner of the Coast’s local hospital foundation. BOQ Mooloolaba…

GO TRANSIT GIVES MORE THROUGH WORKPLACE GIVING

Go Transit is continuing their support of Wishlist by having 35 of their employees donate a percentage of their wage through Workplace Giving. They are also generously matching the employee contribution $1 for $1. This helps Wishlist continue fundraising for the needs of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service. Workplace Giving see employees donate…