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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…

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

For six-year-olds, each day is an exciting journey of new things to learn at home and at school. For six-year-old Jade* and many children alike, simple learning experiences can be challenging and frustrating as they deal with Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Motor Disorders or behaviour and learning difficulties. With the help of the Child…

JARROD BLEIJIE LENDS A HAND GIFT WRAPPING

The gift wrapping at Kawana shoppingworld has officially begun and day two saw Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie, lend a hand at wrapping presents. The gift wrapping station will be open all business hours until Christmas Eve and a gold coin donation is encouraged to have your presents beautifully wrapped by the wonderful Wishlist volunteers.…

UP-TO-DATE SOFTWARE RE-INSTATED

A popular online database was discontinued December 2013 much to the dismay of hospital staff. Through generous funding by Wishlist, the Private Practice Trust Fund and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, the ‘Up-to-date’ database is back and better than ever. The online database is used for patient point-of-care which reduces time in hospitals,…

FIRST IF MICROSCOPE AND CAMERA FOR SUNSHINE COAST

Kidneys are the silent partner to good health. They play a massive role in the overall maintenance of general wellbeing and a healthy body. While bones can break, muscle can waste away and the brain can sleep without risk to life, if both kidneys fail, bone, muscle or brain cannot carry on. (Kidney Health Australia)…

Child Development Service relocates so more children can be seen

Well it has been a very exciting week here at Wishlist. With much anticipation the Child Development Service (CDS) has been moving into their new location at Wises Rd Maroochydore. This is incredibly exciting as the move also means that, commencing January 2015, the CDS team will be assessing and referring children aged 6 to…

SC JUNIOR DOCTORS SOCIETY BALL

Saturday the 25th of October saw hospital and health service staff and their guests, dance the night away at the Sunshine Coast Junior Doctor Society (SCJDS) Gala Ball organised by Wishlist and a proactive volunteer committee of junior doctors. The ball was a great way for health professionals on the Sunshine Coast to dress up…

A message from Lisa Rowe, CEO Wishlist

Dear friends and families of the Sunshine Coast This Sunday June 29 presents a once-only opportunity for our community and I write to personally implore each and every one of you to act now. 100% of registration fees for Run Sunshine Coast will be directed to Wishlist, but for this year and only this year…

Run Sunshine Coast – Your Questions Answered

What is RUN Sunshine Coast? RUN Sunshine Coast is part of the RUN Australia series, an initiative of the Cotton On Foundation where people can run, walk or roll the streets of their town while raising money for local health projects supporting young people in regional Australia. The Cotton On Foundation’s mission is to empower…

1st Birthday for Wishlist Coffee House a Way to Say Thanks

The Wishlist Coffee House celebrates its first birthday on Friday, and – like any doting parent – Wishlist is both proud and somewhat amazed at what it has achieved in just one year. The kiosk, based at Gympie Hospital, has become an invaluable fundraising resource, raising more than $33,000 since it first opened for business…