Today, Friday June 4th, is National Doughnut Day, an actual real holiday created by the Salvation Army 72 years ago to honor the women who served dougnuts to soldiers during World War I. And to celebrate, stores all over the country are giving away free doughnuts! Hooray for sugary deep-fried dough!
The Store: Dunkin Donuts
The Deal: Free doughnut of your choice with any beverage purchase.
Where: Nationwide, but only at participating locations in the U.S. Visit the store finder for locations.
Details: More info on Facebook.
And then the smaller regional chains and local shops are also giving away doughnuts:
The Store: LaMar's Donuts
The Deal: Free Ray's Original Glazed Donut.
Where: Over 30 locations in six states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. See the full list of stores.
The Store: Shipley Do-Nuts
The Deal: One free glazed donut until noon with purchase.
Where: Over 225 locations in six states: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee. See the full list of stores.
Details: Valid at participating locations. More info on Facebook.
The Store: Mighty-O in Seattle, Washington.
The Deal: Free mini donuts (glazed Baby-O's, Cini Minis, or Mini Blueberry Monsters).
Details: From 6 AM until 5 PM. More info on Seattle Weekly.
The Store: Red Star Tavern in Portland, Oregon.
The Deal: Free red velvet doughnuts all day.
Details: Just walk in and mention the doughnut promo. More info on Eater PDX.
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