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Successful Research Projects

Wishlist and SERTF have committed to fund 13 local research projects to the tune of $363,352 following the 2019 Research Funding Round. Close to $80,000 in funding will also be directed to important Sepsis research led by Sunshine Coast University’s Paediatric Intensive Care Specialist Dr Paula Lister. The research funding will allow Dr Lister to…

Hospital accommodation a godsend for Anna and little Angel

Four-year-old Angel, from Beerwah, is a regular visitor to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital Children’s ward. In 2018, she was admitted more than 15 times. She was born blind, autistic and suffers ongoing bowel issues. But it doesn’t stop her smiling. The happy little girl was admitted to the Children’s Intensive Care Unit late last…

Yoga therapy helping sick kids

Wishlist has proudly funded Yoga Therapy on the Child and Adolescent ward at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH), and formerly Nambour Hospital, since 2011. Yoga Therapy applies the therapeutical tools of yoga – breathing, relaxation techniques, yoga poses, affirmations – to help specific conditions. The sessions are especially helpful for patients with procedural anxiety;…

Entertainment announcement – Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival

A Brisbane-based jazz musician will be part of the entertainment line-up for the 2018 Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which kicks off in Gympie on August 4. The Shannon Marshall Hammond Combo will venture to Gunabul Homestead to entertain festival-goers as part of the fundraising event to benefit Gympie Hospital patients. Wishlist Fundraising and Events…

TEEN ENTREPRENEUR HELPING SICK KIDS

Chloe Robinson is only 14, but that’s not stopping her from entering the competitive world of business. The local high school student has been invited to China at the end of July to work on her Mandarin and potentially source manufacturers for her product as she expands her business – MyBandz. “Recently, I graduated from…

Tiger captures the hearts of the Coast

Kezzia Taylor’s eyes light up at the mention of her cherished son Tiger. It’s no wonder because the cheeky five-year-old’s survival has been nothing short of a miracle. Tiger was born with oesophageal atresia (long gap) with tracheo-oesophageal fistula – a rare condition meaning his food pipe was not connected to his stomach but instead…

TICKETS RELEASED FOR JAZZ & WINE FESTIVAL

Tickets to one of the best festivals in Gympie are now on sale. The third annual Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival will take place on the lawns of picturesque Gunabul Homestead on Saturday, August 4 featuring live entertainment, gourmet food and wine. Wishlist Events and Fundraising Manager Lisa Wilson said tickets were selling faster than…

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A REED HOUSE VOLUNTEER

We caught up with Wishlist volunteer Cheryl Jeynes who has been dedicating her time at Reed House since 2009.  How long have you been a volunteer at Reed House? I have been a volunteer at Reed House from October 2009, a few months after the opening of Reed House on April 6, 2009. I volunteer…

Wishlist turns 20

Wishlist celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday with cake, volunteers, doctors and nurses at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe said the milestone was only thanks to the incredible Sunshine Coast community who have supported the local charity for the past two decades. “Thanks to the incredible community of which we serve, and…