Aged Care Employee Day, is a time each year to recognise and celebrate those who care for our ageing family and friends.
After 13 days and 300 kilometres, 90-year-old Hummingbird House volunteer and fundraiser Athol Alcorn walked over the finish line last Sunday, to the delight of his crowd of supporters.
Friendships play an important role at all stages of life and studies have found them to be critical for a healthy aging process. It has even been suggested that social contact is more beneficial than physical exercise and healthy habits (not smoking, weight management) for health and longevity.
We are delighted to announce that Wesley Mission Queensland raised over $225,000 at our Giving Day!
Join us on Thursday 2 June as we raise much needed funds for mental health, palliative care, disability and emergency relief.
WMQ is about to expand its retirement living offering with building work set to begin on Stage Two of Rosemount Retirement Village at Sinnamon Park.
At 96 years of age, St Mark's resident Mavis Obst may have lost the touch for her Morse code training, but her memories haven’t faded.
Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and call for action on gender equality. Watch this message from people across WMQ on International Women's Day.
Queensland’s only children’s hospice, Hummingbird House, has announced the Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, as its new patron.
As the pressures faced by the aged care sector continue to increase due to COVID-19 and sector issues, an underrecognised workforce has taken on even more responsibility to support residents who have been isolated from families.
Sometimes it is the small gestures that mean the most, and WMQ frontline workers have demonstrated this as they care for residents who have been in lockdown due to COVID-19.
Christmas may seem a distant memory but we are still celebrating the efforts of our volunteer Christmas wrappers who raised more than $32,600 for our Emergency Relief Hub.
In celebration of International Day for People with Disabilities, we caught up with Kate, founder of Brisbane's best gluten-free donuts Nodo, about her business's participation in the ORCA Work Experience Project.
Congratulations to the YHES House (Youth, Health and Education Service) team for winning the Meritorious Award at the City of Gold Coast Safer Community Award in the not-for-profit category for the amazing work they do.
Parkview resident Barry Norton’s passion for the environment has been contagious – and brought in thousands of dollars for his home in the process.
WMQ has launched its annual Red Bag Appeal to deliver a some much-needed festive cheer to families doing it tough as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year's Coles Hummingbird House appeal raised more than $1 million to support babies, children and young people living with a life-limiting condition.
Participants from Stellar Arts have created a beautiful range of Christmas cards that are now available to purchase with all profits going to the artists.
Hummingbird House has celebrated five years since it opened its doors to Queensland families. A huge milestone for an organisation that began as one couple’s dream, and has since grown to support hundreds of families across the state.
Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) has taken top honours in two categories of Worksafe Queensland’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2021.