TODAY IS NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY!

National Doughnut Day, or National Donut Day, is celebrated in the U.S.
on the first Friday of June each year, succeeding the Doughnut Day event
created by The Salvation Army in 1938 that honored those of their members
who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. Many doughnut shops
will be offering free doughnuts today.  

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National Doughnut Day started in 1938[1] as a fund raiser for Chicago‘s The Salvation Army. Their goal was to help those in need during the Great Depression, and to honor The Salvation Army "Lassies" of World War I, who served doughnuts to

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