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As of September 28 2012

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Welcome to Jamie’s Dream Team

Jamie Holmes, Founder of Jamie's Dream Team with Mallory

Jamie’s Dream Team is a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The corporation was organized on November 21, 2005. Jamie’s Dream Team is considered a public charity by the Internal Revenue Service, and it is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Jamie’s Dream Team is managed by a nine (9) member community based Board of Directors.

Mission Statement: The mission of Jamie’s Dream Team is to lift the spirits of those suffering from, and ease the burden caused by, serious illness, injury, disability or trauma.

Purpose: The purpose of Jamie’s Dream Team is to provide assistance and/or make distributions to or on behalf of qualifying individuals who are handicapped, disabled, terminally ill, severely injured or suffering from a serious medical condition, disease, or trauma.

Here is the “Dream Application”

Here is the “Volunteer Application”

To learn more about Jamie Holmes please go to MEET JAMIE or click here

Jamie’s Dream Team – Latest News

For up to date NEWS About Jamie Holmes and Jamie’s Dream Team Stories in the Media, Please look under the NEWS page or click here.

Immediate Assistance !!! Please Share!!

Immediate Assistance !!! Please Share!!

After A tragic motorcycle accident that has left her with a traumatic brain injury, hospitalized for 95 days and a rough divorce from her husband Lyssa of Derry Township Pennsylvania is ready to make her dream come true and find happiness again. Her family has called upon Jamie’s Dream to assist her in doing so. She is currently in the process if purchasing a house that is in need of some repairs along with some TLC and appliance so that she is able to call it her home. Lets give Lyssa her Dream Home and help her start over again. We are in need of the following items.

Below is the list in priority order of the things that must be done before Lysa can be moved into this home. We listed everything in case you have relationships with folks who may be able to help with such services. Anyway, the first priority will be to get the heating and plumbing taken care of.

1. Heating and Plumbing (first priority)

  • a. The home has hot water baseboard heat. The hot water tank and gas boiler are there but we need to confirm they are working.
  • b. First, copper pipe will need replaced for the hot water tank, gas boiler, washer and laundry sink as it was stolen from the home.
  • c. A sink and toilet need to be purchased and installed in the upstairs bedroom and the plumbing is already there.
  • d. A wood burning stove needs to be purchased and installed for auxiliary heat in the living room. It was removed but the chimney is there.

2. Appliances needed

  • a. Refrigerator/ Freezer
  • b. Stove/ Microwave ( Purchased)
  • c. Dishwasher
  • d. Washer & Dryer
  • e. Vacuum

3. Other repairs or services needed

  • a. Roof inspection/ Roofing
  • b. Bedroom carpet & kitchen flooring
  • c. Carpet cleaning & wall painting
  • d. Gravel for driveway

Also some finishing touches decorations and ext.

All Items have to be Brand New due to sanitizing purposes.

Love Jamie

As we get items I will cross them off !

THE AFTERMATH ( PART 1)

Jamie’s Blog #10 – The Aftermath (Part 1)

On my way home, my emotions were running on overload!  I was yelling, I was screaming, I was miserable, upset, confused and distraught over this whole episode.  Why was this happening to me?  I left my mother in tears…..

To view more: The Aftermath (Part 1)

To view Jamie’s Blog: https://jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com/

Golf for Dreams – Sat Aug 15 2015

Flyer for Golfers: Golfers Form
Flyer for Golf Sponsors: Golf Sponsor Form

More information go to: http://jamiesdreamteam.myfastsite.net/events/golf-outing-aug-15-2015/

Thomas Exler – 2015 Jefferson Awards

Today Thomas Exler , member of our board of Directors, was in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the 2015 Jefferson Award .   To read more about it go to Pittsburgh Post Gazette and  to read more about Thomas go to Courage to Shine

Honoring 3 Prestigious People of Pittsburgh

We are honoring the 3 Prestigious People in Pittsburgh!!!

Nominate that person who you feel really makes a difference in someones life. This person can be your neighbor, friend, family member , doctor, nurse, teacher or even your bus driver. A board of directors will choose 3 people to be honored at our 10th year anniversary Gala Held at the LeMont on October 15th 2015. There they will dine and with a surprise show (TBA) along with receive the Jamie’s Heart of Gold Award.

Application is due by May 1 2015:Jamie’s 3 Hearts of Gold – Application

To view more go to: http://jamiesdreamteam.myfastsite.net/events/1oth-anniversary-gala-oct-15-2015/

Calling all Chocolate Lovers!! – Feb 23 – Mar 7 2015

You and your friends are invited to a DOVE Chocolate Discoveries Party to Help Support Jamie’s Dream Team. They provide hope and joy to qualifying individuals. “The mission of Jamie’s Dream Team is to lift the spirits of those suffering from, and ease the burden caused by, serious illness, injury, disability or trauma. ” I’m doing this fundraiser to help give them support to be able to grant more dreams for others like they did for my bother in law Jimmy and my sister Sarah. The guy I grew up with as my big brother ” Jimmy” was diagnosed with a rare form of sarcoma cancer. Before he pasted away Jamie’s Dream Team granted his biggest wish they gave Jimmy and Sarah the wedding they had always wanted. Lets help them bring more dreams into reality.

Fore more information go to: http://jamiesdreamteam.myfastsite.net/events/calling-all-chocolate-lovers/

Spring Forward – Mar 22 2015

CHEMOTHERAPY WASN’T SO GREAT!!

Jamie’s Blog # 9 – CHEMOTHERAPY WASN’T SO GREAT!!

Friday morning came and my mom (Kim)  Cindy (whom I consider my Fairy God Mother) and her husband AL were all ready to head to the hospital for my first chemo treatment.  We were ready for this!  As unsure as we all were, we we’re going to do this……

To view more: CHEMOTHERAPY WASN’T SO GREAT!!

Jamie’s Blog: https://jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com/

SURGERY OR CHEMO

Jamie’s Blog #8 – SURGERY OR CHEMO

Almost at the end and in remission of this blood disorder that made me a tired ,miserable, and the medicine made me awful to be around and a gain weight because I was always hungry…….

To view more go to: SURGERY OR CHEMO

Jamie’s Blog – https://jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com

ALL OF THE OPTIONS

Jamie’s Blog #7 – ALL OF THE OPTIONS

Well not only do I feel heavy, miserable, and have trouble breathing, I’m in alot of pain.  Of course this is due to the fact I’m on high doses of prednisone.  The doctors cant lower the dosage until i can get my blood counts into double digits and in order to do that i have to take chemo…..

To view more:  ALL OF THE OPTIONS

Jamie’s Blog:  https://jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com

BATTLE 1 WITH THE ONCOLOGIST AND THE FEAR THAT CAME ALONG WITH IT!!

Jamie’s Blog # 6 - BATTLE 1 WITH THE ONCOLOGIST AND THE FEAR THAT CAME ALONG WITH IT!!

After they called in the oncologist it become very frightening. Every thought ran through my head. I have cancer , I am going to loose my hair……

To View more go to BATTLE 1 WITH THE ONCOLOGIST AND THE FEAR THAT CAME ALONG WITH IT!!

Jamie’s Blog: https://jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation donates $ 5,000 to Jamie’s Dream Team

Feb 18 2015 – Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation gave Jamie’s Dream Team $ 5,000.00 – Dave Soltesz President of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation presented Thomas Exler, Board Secretary accepted the check for Jamie’s Dream Team – Jamie’s Dream Team would like to thank the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for their support, to make dreams come true.

The beginning of the disaster

MAKING MY OWN DREAM COME TRUE

Alex Scripp had dream to see Garth Brooks come true

Group makes surprises  arrangements for injured firefight to attend Garth Brooks concert – (Video) – WPXI – TV – Pittsburgh, PA – February 5 2015

Injured Munhall Firefighter Has The Garth Brooks Experience of a Lifetime - Y108 Radio – Pittsburgh, PA -February 20, 2015

To know more about Alex go to: http://jamiesdreamteam.myfastsite.net/dream/alex-feb-2015/

Garth Brooks and Alex Scripp

W. E. MADE THE BEST OF IT!

My Childhood Challenges Did Not Define Who I Was

Jamie’s Blog : Day # 2 with many more to come !!!
“My Childhood Challenges Did Not Define Who I Was!!

To view more do to My Childhood Challenges Did Not Define Who I Was

Jamie Holmes blog: jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com

Born to Battle

Jamie has started a blog: Day# 1 with many more to come!!      “Born to Battle”

To view more do to Born-to-Battle

Jamie Holmes blog: jamieholmesjamiesdreamteam.wordpress.com

United Way donations #10713675

As 2015 gets underway, please remember Jamie’s Dream Team when you make a donation to the United Way.

Please use our donor number #10713675 all donations.

It will help make dreams come true!!!!!

Happy New Year!!

Jamie’s Dream Team will be 10 years old in November, 2015, and will be hosting a gala to celebrate later this year.  Stay tuned for more details.