Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with a Sweet Cause

July 11, 2018

July may be the sweetest month of the year as it marks National Ice Cream Month! Ice cream is a fun, classic treat to enjoy on warm summer day. Make the most of the month by enjoying a Classic Coke® Float recipe from DG Easy Meals or www.dollargeneral.com/easymeals.

To make it even sweeter, try the recipe with the second annual patriotic Share a Coke® series available exclusively at Dollar General. The 16-ounce patriotic cans are available at all stores for $1 each and aim to recognize and pay tribute to the outstanding military community. Dollar General and Coca-Cola also plan to donate $100,000 to the USO, which strengthens military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country.

Make National Ice Cream month sweet and special.

Classic Coke® Float with EDY’S® Ice Cream


  • 2 scoops EDY’S® vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1 maraschino cherry (with stem attached)


  1. Scoop the EDY’S® vanilla ice cream into a tall glass filling about half full.
  2. Gently pour and top with Coca-Cola.
  3. Top with a maraschino cherry.
  4. Serve immediately.


About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com. 

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