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Book launch to celebrate Wishlist House

There’s not much Wishlist won’t tackle, including releasing a book featuring The House The Coast Built – also known as Wishlist House. The book was made possible by two local writers, Maya Gurry and Megan Woodward who donated their time and skills to create the story of fictional characters Will and Ellie. It tells the…

Wishlist House helping remote families

More than 45 separate families have benefitted from the Coast’s ‘home away from home’ since opening in May, with Wishlist House providing comfort in a time of medical crisis. The Fenton’s are just one family who recently stayed at Wishlist House after Nanango grandfather Ned Fenton had a tractor accident.  The 87-year-old was working on…

Virtual party reaches 18400 people

There’s no party like a Wishlist party – even when the leading Coast charity has to ‘go online’ to officially open The House The Coast Built, made possible by Ausmar Homes. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the hospital foundation hosted a virtual party on Friday afternoon which reached more than 18,400 people across their social media…

Join our Virtual House Warming Party

We invite you to the grand opening of The House The Coast Built, LIVE from the comfort of your own home. Due to COVID-19 we can’t host a street party to mark this grand occasion, so instead we will party VIRTUALLY with hosts Mark and Caroline from 92.7 Mixfm, local musicians, Ausmar Homes and publicly…

April update from Lisa Rowe

I was chatting to an Emergency Doctor a couple of weeks ago and he likened the situation at the time to the moments before the tsunami rolls onto the beach after the tide has gone out. He said it’s like he and his team in our local hospitals are ready on the sand left exposed…

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…

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…

Wrapping up our year

What a year 2019 was, and we couldn’t have done it without the support of the Sunshine Coast community. Wishlist kicked some serious goals this year, including building a home away from home for families with loved ones receiving treatment at Sunshine Coast University Hospital. We are excited to announce The House The Coast Built,…

Celebrating The House The Coast Built with Darren Lockyer!

Wishlist’s newest emergency hospital house, The House The Coast Built is entering its final stages of construction, as the exterior gets closer and closer to completion. The affordable accommodation will be a home away from home for families requiring close proximity to their loved ones receiving treatment at SCUH, and aims to be completely finished…

Keeping loved-ones close when it’s needed most

When you’re spending tough days in hospital, it is the support of family and the comfort of home that help many patients of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital find strength. This was incredibly important to Shirley and Neville Teale. After five previous skin grafts, the squamous cell carcinomas on top of Neville’s head could not…