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Today is National Donut Day, a holiday started by the Salvation Army way back in 1938 during the Great Depression to raise funds.
(BTW: It's every year on the first Friday of June if you want to set up an annual reminder in your phone's calendar!)
Why the Salvation Army and Why Donuts?During World War I female volunteers for the Salvation Army, called "Donut Lassies," made donuts to feed American soldiers (who were nicknamed "doughboys" as they returned from war).
Today, companies like Entemann's continue to celebrate and fundraise for the Salvation army on National Donut Day by donating $1 for every person who likes their Facebook page (up to $30,000)! Like them on Facebook for a chance to win free donuts for a year!
While those are all tasty nuggets of donut history, real donuts are yummier! (Especially the FREE kind!) So I've rounded up a list of places offering free donuts in celebration of this delicious holiday!
Here's where to get your free donuts!:
Send a free "Happy National Donut Day" eCard from punchbowl!
Update 6/7/13:Thanks to FatWallet member, remick, here are four more Free Donut offers for you to enjoy!
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