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Carvel® Celebrates National Ice Cream Day with Buy-One-Get-One Free Cups and Cones

Carvel will make a donation to Save the Whales

July 10, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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Carvel… America’s Freshest Ice Cream® is bringing back its annual buy-one-get-one deal in celebration of National Ice Cream Day. Guests who visit participating shoppes anytime on Sunday, July 16 will double their delight when they receive a second cup or cone for FREE with their initial purchase of any size, any flavor soft ice cream cup or cone.

In honor of the National Ice Cream Day and the recent 40th birthday of Carvel’s famous icon, Fudgie the Whale, Carvel will also donate a portion of the day’s sales to Save the Whales, a nonprofit organization dedicated to marine wildlife conservation. In lieu of birthday gifts, Fudgie has asked for contributions to the charity in various ways throughout the summer.

“National Ice Cream Day is one of our favorite holidays because we get to do what we love most – put smiles on the faces of our loyal guests,” said Scott Colwell, president of Carvel. “It’s our sincere pleasure to help guests take full advantage of the celebration by offering a wonderful BOGO deal, while also providing a way for us to make a difference together for a very worthwhile cause.”

For more information on Carvel’s celebration of National Ice Cream Day, or to find a list of local shoppes, visit For more information on Carvel’s fundraising partnership with Save the Whales, visit Carvel will be collecting donations to benefit Save the Whales through September 30. Every $10 donated will serve as an entry to win FREE ice cream cakes for a year from Carvel. In addition, donors who contribute $25 or more are eligible to receive a commemorative Fudgie the Whale plush toy.

About Carvel Ice Cream

The United States’ first retail ice cream franchise, Carvel® Ice Cream has become one of the best-loved and most recognized names in its industry. The company is a leading provider of premium soft ice cream and hand dipped ice cream products, as well as uniquely shaped ice cream cakes, including its signature Fudgie the Whale® and Cookie Puss® cakes. As of June 25, 2023, Atlanta-based Carvel had more than 350 locations in nine countries. Visit for more information, follow us on Twitter @CarvelIceCream and Instagram or become a fan on Facebook.

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