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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…

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,…

Wishlist raises $214k for local research

Wishlist and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service’s Study, Education, Research Trust fund (SERTF) are on a mission to reduce the number of children that lose their lives to sepsis by funding vital research into the deadly condition. The Sunshine Coast Community knows the story of little Finn Smith—the 13-month-old boy who lost his…

Wishlist Spring Carnival final tally!

With an ambitious goal to establish the first affordable family accommodation facility near the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, the 2018 Wishlist Spring Carnival has raised over $125,000 in just four hours. Thanks to the generosity of the Sunshine Coast community at Friday’s event, Wishlist can continue to work towards building the much-needed accommodation facility. “We…

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…