2016 National Doughnut Day: Where to Find Free Doughnuts Friday | NBC New York

2016 National Doughnut Day: Where to Find Free Doughnuts Friday

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images
    National Doughnut Day commemorates the “donut lassies,” female Salvation Army volunteers who mended clothes and served home-cooked meals, including doughnuts, to American soldiers during World War I.

    National Doughnut Day is on Friday, June 3, which means there are plenty of free doughnuts to be had. 

    But the day, also known as National Donut Day, isn't just about stuffing your face with the tasty treats. 

    National Doughnut Day commemorates the “donut lassies,” female Salvation Army volunteers who mended clothes and served home-cooked meals, including doughnuts, to American soldiers during World War I. The Salvation Army marked the day during the Great Depression as a way to raise money and spread awareness about its social service programs.

    Take a look at some of the doughnut deals on Friday:

    Dunkin' Donuts
    Get a free doughnut with the purchase of a drink at participating stores nationwide. 

    Krispy Kreme
    Pick up one free doughnut of your choice, with no purchase necessary, at participating stores in the U.S. and Canada. The freebie is not available in Connecticut. 

    Shipley Do-Nuts
    Get one free glazed donut, with no purchase necessary, at the southern chain's participating locations from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Entenmann's
    Enter the sweepstakes to win free doughnuts for a year and other prizes. No purchase necessary.

    Honey Dew Donuts
    Get a free doughnut if you purchase any medium or larger drink at participating locations of this New England chain.

    LaMar's Donuts
    The midwestern chain is giving away one free doughnut "with a hole." No purchase is necessary.

    Fractured Prune Doughnuts
    Deals vary per location. Visit Fracturedprune.com for your local deal.

    Tim Horton's:A National Doughnut Day coupon is good for a half-dozen donuts at the special price of $2.99 and it's valid through July 31, 2016. 

    Cumberland Farms
    Buy any coffee or a Chill Zone beverage and get a free doughnut, 5 a.m.-10 a.m.