Charities

Charities

We are very proud to be involved with the following organisations, which offer unwavering support to those in need in our local community.
RACQ  Rescue Helicopter This non-profit organisation is the oldest community rescue helicopter in the state, helping transport the sick and injured to the nearest major hospital since 1979.  The rescue team is on call 24/7, 365 days a year  and serves 700,000 people from all parts of our 100,000 sq km radius.

Bloomhill Cancer Help We are long-time supporters of Bloomhill Cancer Help, a wonderful charity that supports people affected by cancer. Bloomhill’s unique service meets specific needs of the people affected and extends to their family members and carers. The charity is self-funded, relying on the goodwill of our community.

Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation As the Sunshine Coast’s own hospital foundation, Wishlist raises funds to support local public health services. Each year, $1 million is directed towards Medical Equipment & Support Projects, Staff Scholarships & Education Funding, and Research Projects.

Give me 5 for Kids– This is a national annual fundraiser which runs for the entire month of June. Each year we proudly raise funds for our local Children’s Ward to buy much needed medical equipment that assists in helping seriously ill children.

Guide Dogs Queensland We are a proud sponsor of the ‘B’ litter for Guide Dogs Queensland. The litter was born on August 5th consisting of ‘Bea’, ‘Bernie’, ‘Brock’ and our local puppy here on the Sunny Coast ‘Bosley’. This fantastic organisation aims to “equip, empower and educate” Queenslanders who are blind or vision impaired.

Sunshine Coast MarathonHeld in August every year, this is renowned as one of Australia’s most loved running festivals, with thousands of runners of all ages and abilities competing across the five different events over the weekend. Better still, 100% of event profits go to groups such as Ronald McDonald House Charities and The Westpac Foundation and more than 70 worthwhile causes chosen by YOU the runner! We are proud sponsors of the Ray White Volunteers, with over 400 individuals volunteering to ensure the event runs smoothly from start to finish.

Sunshine Coast Children’s Therapy CentreThrough a family centered approach, the SCCTC provides specialised therapy services to children with moderate to severe physical, intellectual and sensory disabilities. Their aim is to maximise the quality of life of these children and their families in the local community.

Buderim FoundationLaunched by the former Governor of Queensland, Ms Quentin Bryce, in 2004, the Buderim Foundation has raised over $720,000 through donations and fund raising events (money in). These funds are invested to generate income (money managed) and distributed as grants for Buderim based community projects (money out).

Flinders Junior Rugby Club The FJRC fields teams from Under 7 to Under 13 in the Sunshine Coast Junior Rugby competition. The club’s aim is to support Rugby players at a junior level, to offer an opportunity to be a part of a community club competition and to encourage a love of the game in all our young players.