Cool Treats For Charity is a nonprofit frozen treat mobile pushcart business owned and established in 2013 by Kristen Short and operated by The Short Family in Oxford Hills, Maine. We are licensed and insured in the State of Maine. Celebrating our ninth year "Serving Up Hope...Family Style!"
From our pushcart we take donations for frozen treat items such as Magnum bars, Klondike bars and sandwiches, Haagen-Dazs bars, Toll House Cookie ice cream sandwiches, Hershey Ice Cream products, Outshine fruit bars, Healthy Choice fudge bars, and Fla-Vor-Ice popsicles. We also have Poland Spring water and depending on the event, we also have a coffee, tea and hot chocolate service available, as well as a snack bar with fresh popped popcorn.
Here's how it works:
(1) Invite Cool Treats For Charity to your event that you'd like refreshments served at. We provide the treats and friendly service, and your event patrons make donations for treats.
(2) Hire Cool Treats For Charity for your event, and we'll provide the treats and friendly service free for your patrons. Your organization will make a donation for either the projected number of treats to be dispensed at the event, or an actual number of treats dispensed at the event, plus a small fee to assist with our charity's insurance and travel cost for the event. (Patrons may still make additional donations in our cart's donation bin if they wish.)
Proceeds benefit local charity, including 501(c)(3) cancer support charity Short Folks For Hope Foundation of South Paris, Maine. Over that years we have made donations to numerous other local charities, including Dempsey Center, Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine, Androscoggin Hospice House, American Cancer Society/Relay for Life, Team Hailey Hugs, Maine Make-A-Wish, Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Responsible Pet Care, a fire relief benefit, etc., and have donated to fundraisers for families with loved ones going through cancer treatment. Since our first event in the summer of 2013, Cool Treats For Charity has raised over $7,000 to local charity. Allie Short was the Dempsey Challenge Top Youth Fundraiser in 2013.
Book Cool Treats For Charity for your event at (888) 522-6987 or email email@example.com.
UPCOMING 2022 EVENTS:
08/26/2022 - McLaughlin Garden Flower Power Family Fun Night. With Short Folks For Hope Foundations" Supers For Hope. www.shortfolks.org
08/28/2022 - Maine Herpetological Society Reptile Expo, Lewiston, Maine.
08/29/2022 - Elm Street School Open House, Mechanic Falls, Maine.
09/01/2022 - Realty ONE Open House, Auburn, Maine.
09/03/2022 - Team Hailey Hugs Go Gold Event, Bethel, Maine.
09/11/2022 - Short Folks For Hope's Royal Tea Event, Village Pizzeria & Lounge, Mechanic Falls, Maine. For tickets, visit https://donorbox.org/354313
10/09/2022 - Purple Iris Foundation's "Pound the Pavement" event, Bangor, Maine, with Short Folks For Hope Foundation's Supers For Hope.
08/13/2022 - Summer Block Party to benefit Make-A-Wish Maine.
8/5 and 8/6/2022 - Paris Hill Music Festival.
08/04/2022 - McLaughlin Garden music performance by Singer/Songwriter Kristen Short & Sea Siren Trio, 6 to 9 PM.
07/30/2022 - Private event.
07/17/2022 - Private event.
07/16/2022 - Phoenix Karate Academy Tournament at CMCC, 9 AM-2 PM.
06/25/2022 - Free benefit concert at Ripple Retreat, 186 Main Street, West Paris, Maine, benefits Maryann Palmer House Fire Relief Fund.
5/21/2022 - Community Concepts Touch-A-Truck event, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.
05/28 and 05/29/2022 - McLaughlin Garden Lilac Festival.
06/04/2022 - Private event.
11/26, 11/27, 11/28/2021 - Cool (Hot) Treats For Charity at the Oxford Hills Chamber Festival of Trees, with hot chocolate station at McLaughlin Garden. Sponsored by Roopers.
8/13/2021 - 12 to 2 PM - Norway Savings Bank Windham Branch. Customer appreciation event.
08/29/2021 - 20th Annual Maine Herpetological Society Reptile Expo, 10 AM to 4 PM, Ramada by Windham, Lewiston, Maine. More info here: 20th Annual Maine Herpetological Society Reptile Expo | Facebook
8/30/2021 - Private event
9/3/2021 - Norway Savings Bank, Norway Branch. Customer appreciation event, 1 to 4 PM.
04/14/2019 - Singer/Songwriter Kristen Short's An Afternoon of Original Music, Our Lady of Ransom Church Hall, Elm Street, Mechanic Falls, 2 PM. 05/17/2019 - Nurses Appreciation Event, Marshwood Center.
05/25/2019 - Short Folks For Hope Foundation's Super Saturday event at Longley Square, Norway, Maine, 11 to 3 PM.
06/01/2019 - Safe Voices 5K to End Domestic Violence, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
06/13/2019 - Short Folks For Hope Foundation and Cool Treats For Charity Open House at their office at 4 Western Avenue, South Paris, Maine, 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
06/22/2019 - Short Folks For Hope Foundation's 3rd Annual Folk Fair family fun event and charity benefit, at Phoenix Karate Academy, Auburn, Maine, 1 to 4 PM.
06/29/2019 - Dennis & Freddie's Excellent Adventure/Fundraising for Bikes For Tots via Fast Freddie Foundation, Ricker Hill Orchards.
07/13/2019 - Norway Music & Arts Festival, Main Street, Norway, Maine.
7/20/2019 - Hamlin Memorial Library Founder's Day, S. Paris, Maine.
8/2/2019 and 8/3/2019 - Paris Hill Music Festival, Paris Hill Country Club,.
08/17/2019 - Oxford Hills Rotary Steak & Lobster Fest, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, South Paris, Maine.
08/31/2019 - Annual Go Gold for Childhood Cancer event by Team Hailey Hugs, Bethel, Maine.
11/14/2019 to 11/24/2019 - Cool Treats provided refreshments at the eight Oxford Hills Performing Arts Association's "Godspell" shows.
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We are available for sport, music, community events, private events, and fundraisers. We provide the treats and friendly service, and you provide the guests! Want to check if we are available for your event? Drop us a line here!
4 Western Ave, South Paris, Maine 04281, United States