Wish granting organisations
Starlight Children's Foundation
Starlight's Wish Granting program is available to children and teens dealing with long term, chronic health conditions. Starlight Wishes come in all shapes and sizes, including travel wishes, hero wishes, experience wishes, and gift wishes. Referrals need to be made by a health professional.
To find out more about the Wish Granting Program visit https://starlight.org.au/starlight-wish and a Family Relationship Coordinator will contact you.
Make a Wish Foundation
Children between the ages of 3 and 18 with a life threatening medical condition are eligible to receive a wish. Children are welcome to fill out the form themselves; however, it must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. Find out more here
Variety - the Children's Charity
Variety – the Children’s Charity supports kids and families who are facing many challenges through sickness, disadvantage or living with a disability.
Our work allows kids to gain mobility, to get out and about in the community, to communicate, achieve independence and increase their self-esteem. We make sure the kids who miss out, can always join in.
The Orange Pigeon - The Bucket List Foundation for seriously ill adults
Special wishes and comfort for seriously ill adults are provided by Orange Pigeon. Recipients can be nominated by anyone, including themselves. Find out more here
Aussie Kids Charity
Aussie Kidz Charity fund equipment and services for disabled and under-privileged children under the age of 18 years. If you are looking for support for a family member please visit: Apply for a grant
Inclusive Kids Fund
The Inclusive Kids Fund is a Sunshine Coast charity that aims to provide much needed funds that will create better inclusion into community life for children that would otherwise be isolated through poverty, family breakdown, disability or severe illness. This fund targets young individuals aged 0-18 years; fast tracking immediate financial support not covered by other forms of funding. Find out more here