Free doughnuts? We’re so down!
National Doughnut Day (perhaps the greatest of all National Food Days) is upon us once again this Friday, June 3―promising a sweet, fried treat to kick off the weekend. This means there are hot lights to be shamelessly stalked and original glazed doughnuts to be salivated over.
The day, established by the Salvation Army, celebrates volunteers―called “Doughnut Lassies”― who served soldiers with the sweet comfort food in France during World War I. You see! National Doughnut Day is not only about posting selfies with sugary treats before gobbling them up with reckless abandon. It’s about service, sacrifice…and then, yes, stuffing your face.
This list of the best doughnut deals should help you along your way.
Krispy Kreme is offering one free doughnut in every state except Connecticut. No purchase is necessary, but the company does encourage hungry lovers of the fried dough to donate to the Salvation Army.
Dunkin’ Donuts has a free doughnut with any drink purchase.
Duck Donuts is a growing chain on the east coast, offering one free sugar doughnut via their Facebook offer.
Giant Eagle, a supermarket chain, is offering one doughnut free with the purchase of a hot or cold fountain drink. They are also offering 6 free doughnuts, with the purchase of 6. The yummiest part of the deal? Doughnuts will be $5 per dozen every Friday for the rest of the summer.
Shipley Do-Nuts offers one free glazed “do-nut” at participating locations throughout the south.
Wesco is selling doughnuts and Icee drinks at 50 cents each.
―Marquaysa Battle, @MarquaysaBattle