National Donut Day
June 7, 2019
The Salvation Army established the first National Donut Day in 1938 in Chicago.
Donuts and “doing good” have always gone hand in hand. During World War I, Salvation Army “Donut Lassies” served donuts to soldiers. Today, we continue to celebrate their work by delivering the sweet treat to those in need – and to donut lovers across the country.
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P.S. National Donut Day is widely observed on social media with #NationalDonutDay and #NationalDoughnutDay each year. Use the hashtags to share photos of your celebratory donut(s) or see what everyone else is doing. It’s fun and raises awareness of The Salvation Army’s mission.