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Safety first for The House The Coast Built

Buildsafe is a national company with a big heart.  They’ve been tasked with ensuring the safety of everyone working to construct The House The Coast Built. And they’re doing it for free! Answering the call to help Wishlist and Ausmar Homes build a home away from home for families with critically-ill loved ones at the…

Wishlist connects local businesses

It’s been dubbed the Sunshine Coast’s only app that gives back. The new-look WishlistConnect app is a tech-savvy, feel-good opportunity for businesses to support Wishlist, the local hospital foundation, through their sleek digital advertising platform, WishlistConnect. The new app officially launched on Tuesday 28 May at the Best Western Lake Kawana to a crowd of…

Hospital house back on track

After a month of rainy days, some much-needed sunshine has allowed construction of The House The Coast Built to get back on track.  The team at QLD Construction & Carpentry dropped everything last week to take advantage of the clear skies, installing the steel frame for the two-story house in Birtinya with help from the…

Wishlist funds 19k for hospital staff education

More than 30 Sunshine Coast Health Staff have received education scholarships, totaling $19,045, from Wishlist to develop their skills and maintain the regions high level of health care. A big portion of the funding will allow nine local midwives to complete a Lactation Consultant Examination Preparation Course—an important step in empowering the Sunshine Coast’s newest…

A place to rest: The House The Coast Built receives comfy donation

Yandina-based business, The Mattress Company, has become a major donor of The House The Coast Built for the second time, signing onto the project to provide more than $10,000 worth of mattresses for families doing it tough. The mattresses will be used to furnish the six-bedroom facility in Birtinya which is currently being built by…

Local plasterer pitches in to build hospital house

It’s a community effort like no other. The House The Coast Built is relying solely on the generosity of local businesses and families to construct the 6-bedroom accommodation facility for families with loved-ones undergoing life-saving treatment at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. More than 30 local businesses, big and small, have answered the call for…

Wishlist wrap – April

Despite Easter, Anzac Day and what feels like weeks of rain we’ve managed a month like no other at Wishlist. It began with the announcement of a whopping $12million in federal funding to Wishlist for emergency accommodation to support patients and their families relying on the services of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and beyond. …

Reed House celebrates 10 years

For 10 years Reed House—Wishlist’s affordable accommodation facility in Nambour—has given more than 16,000 patients and families a place to stay when they need to be close to hospital. Today the ‘house’ turns 10, marking a decade of amazing service to its community. The real heroes however, are the volunteers who give up their time…

Doctor’s Orchestra spreads musical joy at local hospital

Wishlist have funded the delivery of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital’s newest addition. A grand piano. The piano was donated by the Queensland Medical Orchestra to bring music to the hospital and its community. Member of the Orchestra, Michael Lam, said the “6ft concert grand piano” was part of their service to the community. “We…