ICEBUDDY™ is a portable cooling system comprised of the QPACK and QOOLER. It enables ice, water, medication, and emergency supplies to be stored and transported easily.



Everyday Use

Provide portable ice, water, and cooling for outdoor activities for extended period of time.


Emergency Preparedness

Preserve temperature-sensitive medications and short-term food reserves.


Organ & Medical Transportation

Provide reliable transportation of organ and emergency supplies across the globe and into harsh environments.


QOOLER is an advanced, reusable cooling unit that maintains 38°F to 45°F temperature over 72 hour period (3.3 to 7.2°C).

QOOLER is designed for transporting food supplies or storing medications and emergency supplies that require extended cooling such as insulin, injectables, blood, anti convulsion, and pharmacological medication.


  • Activates by being placed in the freezer for 3 hours
  • FDA-approved materials
  • Kosher approved manufacturing process
  • Stores medications, keeping them cool and easily accessible
  • Ideal for travel, recreation, or for evacuations and other emergencies

QPACK is a durable carrying case for easy transportation of 7-10 lbs of ice, 120 oz of liquid or a dozen water bottles.

QPACK’s liquid supply is accessible via a spigot. The bag has specially constructed straps that fit on wheelchairs and walkers.


  • Durable, collapsible carrying bag
  • Strong inner liner insulation constructed using NASA quality materials
  • Multiple carrying options
  • Carrying bag protects against punctures and debris
  • Meets NSF 61 Potable Water Standard
  • Provides water supply for travel, recreation, evacuations and other emergencies
  • Holds a dozen 16 oz water bottles

Who can use ICEBUDDY?

ICEBUDDY allows diabetics to enjoy vacations.

Have an ICEBUDDY System for your pets.

ICEBUDDY is vital during disasters.

QOOLER preserves medications for 72 hours.

  • Assisted Living Centers/Nursing Homes
  • Boating Community and Cruise Lines
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Faith Based Organizations
  • First Responders, Red Cross, Salvation Army
  • General Citizens
  • Government Agencies (Federal, State and Local)
  • Hospitals (Medical, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation)
  • Hotels/Resorts
  • Humanitarian Foundations
  • Insurance Companies (Health and Life Insurance)
  • The Military
  • Mining Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Companies, Ambulance Industry
  • Pharmacies, Blood Banks, Tissue Banks
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Recreation Industry, Sporting Goods Stores
  • Pet Stores, Zoos, Veterinarians, Animal Shelters
  • Transportation Services (Airports, Trains, Buses)
  • Utility Companies
  • 1. How much does the ICEBUDDY weigh?
    The QPACK weighs 3.5 lbs and the QOOLER weighs 2.8 lbs.
  • 2. What type of liquid can ICEBUDDY hold?
    The QPACK can hold a 7–10 lb bag of ice, 120 ounces of water, or a dozen 16 oz water bottles. Drinking liquid is accessible through a spigot on the QPACK bag.
  • 3. How many days can I keep things cold with ICEBUDDY?
    The QOOLER can keep medication and other items cool for 72 hours. The QOOLER is activated by being placed in the freezer for 3 hours.
  • 4. Where can I get an ICEBUDDY?
    ICEBUDDY can be purchased on this website. If you are ordering a large quantity and are interested in customizing your order, please call +1 (409) 203-4149 to be connected with a customer contact representative.
  • 5. Is ICEBUDDY Kosher certified?
    Yes, the QOOLER is a Kosher manufactured product.
  • 6. Can someone who is handicapped use ICEBUDDY?
    Yes! The QOOLER has a handle that can be opened with just the pressure of the heel of your hand. The lid only needs to turn 1/4 inch to open. The QPACK has specially constructed straps for 4 different carrying positions, and is configured to fit on wheelchairs and walkers.
  • 7. Can I use ICEBUDDY for my pets?
    Absolutely! The food grade removable top of the QOOLER makes the perfect feeding dish. Keep your pet’s medicine or treats in the base of the QOOLER. The QPACK can hold leashes, toys, other paraphernalia as well as an ample supply of water.
  • 8. What other uses are there for ICEBUDDY?
    ICEBUDDY can be part of your everyday lifestyle, since it will keep you prepared for any situation and has many versatile uses. Use the QOOLER to carry your lunch knowing that it will stay cold. Fill the QPACK with your favorite drink when going to the beach, camping or tailgate party. TSA scanners can view through it, so you can even carry it onto an airplane.

Pamela Norris

Co-founder, President and
Chief Executive Officer

Pamela brings twenty-six years of management experience in the public and private sector. She served for twenty years as the CEO of Norwood Security Consultants, Inc., providing security and emergency preparedness services.

Pamela brings an expansive background in public speaking and television appearances. Her degrees are from Tufts and Atlanta University in Education and Policy, Planning and Administration. Pamela is also a contributing author for the book “Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy.” Her ability to see unmet needs helps create products that fill unique market niches.


Lorraine Jones

Co-founder, Vice President
of Design and Production

Lorraine is an engineer with 15 years of experience in technical design, personnel training, and documentation for the defense industry. She was one of the creators of the anthrax detection system currently used by the United States Postal Service.

Lorraine brings a passion for teaching, encouraging and empowering to every endeavor. First and foremost, she is a team player who views problems as opportunities for creative bridge building that lead to long lasting solutions. Lorraine envisions a day when preparedness is a lifestyle rather than a reaction.


Anthony Alleyne

Director of Logistics

Anthony has 25 years of Naval service. He directed a multi-million dollar security information facility and a time-sensitive national project. His responsibilities included implementing logistical controls and financial tracking procedures.

Anthony’s Naval experience forged his desire to increase emergency preparedness awareness in the international arena. His knowledge is invaluable in managing logistics for ICEBUDDY, including data security, warehousing and distribution, satellite offices and trade shows.


Regina Weichert

Director of Communications

Regina has been interested in survival ever since she was a girl trekking into the deep woods with her outdoorsman father. She was onsite during the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, her first disaster experience.

Professionally Regina produced communications for CBS, Dean Witter and other Fortune 500 companies. She earned her B.A. from Harvard and her M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts. She is currently completing a Masters of Science in Fundraising and Philanthropy at New York University, with a focus on social media and corporate sustainability.



ICEBUDDY Systems, Inc
14625 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 894
Laurel, Maryland 20707
+1 (409) 203-4149