National Doughnut Day is this Friday, June 2, and the holiday has pretty sweet beginnings. It was started by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor women who provided WWII soldiers with home-cooked meals, clothing repairs and, of course, doughnuts.
So when you bite into your decadent (free!) doughnut, remember those brave soldiers and caring women. Here are 10 spots around the country where you can win big — or at least score a sugar high — on National Doughnut Day.
Cumberland Farms: Buy any cup of coffee (perfect for sipping with your doughnut) or a fountain drink from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, and you’ll score a free doughnut. The offer is valid in locations throughout the Northeast and Florida.
Duck Donuts: Get a free doughnut with any purchase on Friday. You’ll also score a coupon good for a half-dozen free doughnuts with the purchase of a half-dozen, valid through Aug. 31.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Buy any beverage on Friday, June 2, and you’ll get a choice of any free classic doughnut. Classic varieties include vanilla cake batter, glazed, strawberry frosted with rainbow sprinkles, chocolate frosted with rainbow sprinkles, vanilla frosted with rainbow sprinkles, glazed chocolate cake, Boston Kreme, jelly and old-fashioned.
Entenmann’s: Because we should not have to celebrate doughnuts just one day a year, enter to win free Entenmann’s doughnuts for a full year through July 15. Details on this webpage.
Fractured Prune Doughnuts: Customers get one free OC Sand doughnut at participating stores. Click here for more info.
Giant: While you are stocking up on groceries, purchase any single doughnut for 50 percent off.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Options are everything. Here, everyone is welcome to pick any style of doughnut — free of charge, no purchase required — on Friday. Enjoy!
LaMar’s Donuts: Get a free doughnut with a hole at all 25 locations. Print out and present this coupon for your free doughnut. In select cities, you can also get a free LaMar’s travel mug.
Postmates: Ordering delivery? Use coupon code “wtrq” to get a $10 credit plus six free doughnuts and free delivery.
Safeway: Get a dozen jumbo doughnuts for $5.