539 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Daily | 11am - 11pm
Dream Cream Ice Cream is a product of Project Pop Up: Downtown,
a program of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in conjunction with the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Department of City Planning and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
Thank you for supporting our dreams!
Simone's dream is to provide a down payment on a venue for her family reunion. Family is very important to her, and since her family has not had a reunion since 2008, she would like to be able to have a weekend to fellowship and reconnect. She would like to raise a minimum of $500 for this.
Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center (CCFHCC) dream is to raise $1,000 to purchase new waiting room furniture for their free health center located in downtown Pittsburgh. CCFHCC uses active and retired medical and dental volunteers to provide services to eligible individuals. CCFHCC is not supported by federal or state funding, does not charge for services and relies on fund raising to support over 8,000 patient visits per year.
Meritt is an actress, army wife and homeschooling mom. Her dream is to fix her car so that she and her seven year old daughter can move and be reunited with her husband who is stationed in Fort Bragg, NC. Her goal is to raise 1000.00 toward her 1700.00 goal to purchase a new engine.
American Liver Foundation
Justin’s dream is to raise money for the Research, Prevention and Awareness about liver disease. More specifically Justin is organizing the 8th Annual Liver Life Walk at the Pittsburgh Zoo June 3rd, 2012. During this 5K walk, participants will walk for the more than 30 million Americans, including children, who are affected by one of over 100 diseases of the liver.
SIFE: Nicaragua's dream is to forge sustainable partnerships between Pittsburgh and the village of Rosa Grande, Nicaragua. They annually fundraise $19,000 and work year-round on initiatives that are developed to serve the community-defined needs and interests. Their dream this year is to help build Rosa Grande’s first library, conduct art workshops, and teach computer classes.
Yvette's dream is to share her passion for loose leaf, freshly-steeped tea with the city of Pittsburgh. Yvette crafts unique, small-batch tea blends, taking her inspiration from the distinct character of the communities that make up the Three Rivers. Her goal is to open Moteasa, a local business providing an inviting and peaceful social atmosphere, as well as one devoted to community involvement.
Janet’s dream is to provide nursing care to the children of Rwanda and their families. She hopes to earn $1000 towards purchasing materials to assist families in caring for their children in the rural village of Kibogora, where she will be working and teaching at the local hospital.
Andrew's dream is to start his first graphic t-shirt company. With the help of his partners Charles and Gavin, they will add unique humor and style to Pittsburgh's fashion landscape.
Bria just graduated from high school and dreams of going to college. She has been accepted to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and hopes to raise $1000 to supplement he academic costs.
Sean's dream is to be financially empowered to live debt free. With a goal of $1000 he plans to receive enough contributions to reduce his financial obligations.
Alicia's dream is to run in the Nike Women's Marathon in San Francisco, California to raise money to cure Leukemia and Lymphoma. She hope to raise $1000 to bring the world one step close to finding a cure.
Kelly's dream is one of many who are members of Nazareth Baptist Church. Her father, Reverend Alvin Greene, has started a building fund. Their dream is to raise $1000 to secure a contractor and buy building materials to start renovations. We plan to work together as a church family to accomplish this.
The Brew Gentlemen
Matt's Dream lies at the intersection of entrepreneurship and beer. He is currently starting a microbrewery, The Brew Gentelmen Beer Company. It will be located in Braddock, a small town still struggling to recover from the collapse of the steel industry. With the goal of $1,000 he will purchase brewing equipment to create his craft beers.
Jeremiah's Place - Pittsburgh Relief Nursery's dream is to open up the first crisis nursery in Pittsburgh. The crisis nursery will be a safe, fun and nurturing home for children ages 6 and under when their parent or caregiver is in crisis or in need of a temporary break. We will provide 24/7, 365-days-a-year, free care when families need it most. Our mission is to protect children, strengthen and empower their families, and transform the community. We plan to offer "short-term care with long-term impact."
Lawrence's dream is to become an accomplished vocalist and produce an R&B and Pop album. With the goal of $1000 he will acquire the creative resources to bring this dream to life.
Flavor: Peanut Butter Smores
Flavor: Star Spangled Sundae
Flavor: Watermelon Sherbert
Dionne's dream is to raise funds in order to host Live Well Love Well's Fearfully and Wonderfully Made event free of charge. This is an empowering event for single women to remind them of who they are in Christ. Through spoken word the women wil leave knowing they are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made.
Flavor: Strawberry Cheesecake
Rebecca hopes to use her study abroad experiences to dispel misconceptions of the Middle East and to gain a deeper understanding of the Middle Eastern Culture. While studying abroad in Amman, Jordan she will be volunteering in a refugee camp. Rebecca hopes to raise $1,000 towards her volunteer work.
A fledging freshman once thought becoming an international relations major would simply entitle her to a study abroad experience. Although blessed with a supportive family and the means to study close to home at Duquesne University, Ellen found that not to be the case when she had to cancel study abroad plans this past semester due to funding. With Dream Cream Ice Cream, Ellen hopes to earn a starter amount to fund her ability to become a true international relations major by studying abroad in Australia.
Alethia's dream is to build an organization to provide employment, housing, life skills and other forms of assistance to the ex-offenders and at-risk youth. Her goal is to raise funds for the initial start-up costs, which are approximately $4,000, which include business incorporation fees, non-profit consulting, website development and federal employment bonds.
Raegan is single mom of 6 children who dreams of affording Christmas for her family.
Gina’s dream is to become a LEED AP certified professional. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is redefining the way we think about the places where we live, work and learn. LEED certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building, home or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in key areas of human and environmental health. This certification will compliment Gina’s graduate studies at Chatham University’s School of Sustainability and the Environment. The money raised will go towards certification exam costs, continuing education courses required for exam eligibility, and study materials.
Flavor: Death by Chocolate
Jeremy's dream has always been to become an astronaut. There are many requirements for the job and Jeremy plans to excel at them all before applying. One thing he plans to do is learn to scuba dive because astronauts receive a portion of their training through this exercise. The many raised will go towards helping him pay for his scuba gear and equipment.
Flavor: Peanut Butter Cup
Jessica's dream is to raise money for the Pittsburgh Film Office whose mission is to market the southwestern Pennsylvania region to the film industry, attracting projects to this area, and coordinating government and business offices in support of the production. The Film Office works continually with various film industry media, including; major motion pictures, television series and episodes, film and print commercials, music videos and corporate instructiona videos.
Clarence dream is to raise enough funds to produce a short film, "Shawn & Sheen."
Flavor: Cookies and Cream
*Season Dreamer: July - October
*Season Dreamer: June, August - October
Ciera's dream is to help her mother with her monthly mortgage payment. With the goal of $500 she hopes to bring some relief to this monthly responsibility.
Patty's dream is to help a young girl named Katie pay off her medical bills. Katie is a 16 year old dance student who suffered severe head trauma during an automobile accident. She has undergone four surgeries and battled multiple infections. She receives regular rehabilitation and can now walk unassisted insider her home. A goal of $500 will assist her recovery process. Visit GoKatie.me for more information.
Shadow Student Athletes
Von's dream is to raise funds towards Shadow Student Athletes, an organization dedicated to supporting athletes and their academic success through high school and college.
Michael's dream is to ensure the sustainability of ProMusica Pittsburgh, a young artist development program for young adult operatic singers in the City of Pittsburgh. This fundraising effort will help support ProMusica's operating and development costs.
Flavor: Southern Apple Pie
Since the beginning of high school Julie has dreamed of traveling to Europe with her best friend Marina. After learning about the rich history and cultures in school, they promised each other they would one day make it to Europe together and truly experience all that Europe has to offer. Despite over half a decade of saving, they still don't have enough funds and have postponed their trip several times. With the help of Dream Cream Ice Cream, they hope to achieve their dream before they graduate college.
Flavor: Peanut Butter Cup