National Doughnut Day Is Friday, June 1: Krispy Kreme Treats Customers To One Free Doughnut

May 29, 2012 11:17 AM EDT | By Amanda Remling
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Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Doughnut Day by treating customers to one free doughnut. (Photo: Facebook/ Krisy Kreme)

Sprinkles have fallen into your lap, chocolate icing lines your mouth, and your hands are covered in a sticky sugary glaze. Doughnut lovers rejoice because Krispy Kreme doughnuts is celebrating National Doughnut Day by giving away one free sweet treat to their customers on Friday, June 1.

National Doughnut Day began in 1938 by the Salvation Army. On the first Friday of June, the Salvation Army started the day to help "raise funds for people in need during the depression," reports

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Keeping up with the tradition, Krispy Kreme is offering US and Canada customers a free doughnut (of any variety) with no purchase necessary.

Besides the date being National Doughnut Day, the sweet company is also celebrating their 75th anniversary of "sharing delicious tastes, and creating fond memories and shared special moments." 

Krispy Kreme was founded in North Carolina in 1937. Their sweet treats are sold in approximately 690 locations and 10,000 grocery and convenience stores.

What is your favorite Krispy Kreme doughnut?


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