Leopold’s Ice Cream Launched Giveaway for Free Pints of Ice Cream During COVID-19

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leopold’s Ice Cream, locally and family owned since 1919, held Scoops of Happiness, a daily ice cream giveaway on social media that invited locals in Savannah to nominate their friends and family for a chance to receive a free pint of their super-premium, homemade ice cream. The campaign lasted 14 days.

At the end of each day, one entry was randomly chosen to win two pints of ice cream: one for the nominee, and one for the person who made the nomination, for a total of 28 pints.

“Ice cream makes people happy, it’s a well-known fact,” said Stratton Leopold, owner of Leopold’s Ice Cream. “Right now, many in our community are isolated and feeling the effects of social distancing and the most important thing we can all do is share happiness. We started Scoops of Happiness because we wanted to give people in Savannah something to get excited about.”

In addition to launching this giveaway, Leopold’s Ice Cream has shifted their operations to reflect local and statewide safety guidelines issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both its Broughton St. and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport stores are now closed, but to-go orders of pre-packed 4-ounce cups, pints and ice cream sandwiches are available for pickup from the Leopold’s Creamery, located at 502 East 37th St. Customers can call 912-234-4442 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or go by the Creamery to place an order.

Leopold’s will also continue offering nationwide ice cream and merchandise shipping from their online shop. To learn more or to set up a delivery, visit the website at https://www.leopoldsicecream.com/shop/.

Leopold’s Ice Cream was founded in Savannah, Georgia in 1919 by three immigrant brothers from Greece. Peter, Basil and George passed their tradition of making super-premium ice cream in the shop, one batch at a time down to Peter’s youngest son, Stratton. Stratton and his wife Mary own and operate Leopold’s today. Their commitment to arts and education in the community is second only to their commitment to creating the highest quality ice cream possible in a fun, family environment. To learn more, visit https://www.leopoldsicecream.com/.

Skylar Lanier
Public Relations Specialist
Cecilia Russo Marketing