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Friday is National Doughnut Day! Get Your Freebies

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    Friday is National Doughnut Day! Get Your Freebies

    Yes, you read it right. Friday, June 2 is National Doughnut Day — the perfect excuse to indulge in buttery-sugary-goodness.

    There are some freebie deals out there, if you're ready to wait in line.

    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.

    Let's get to the deals:

    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.

    Shipley Do-Nuts
    Buy one, get one free glazed donut at the southern chain's participating locations from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Hypnotic Donuts
    Owners of the East Dallas and Denton doughnut shops will be randomly handing out boxes with gift cards, shirts and notes that magically make your entire purchase free, GuideLive reports.

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