6 Chains Offering Free Doughnuts on Friday

6 Chains Offering Free Doughnuts on Friday
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Several chains will celebrate National Doughnut Day by giving out free doughnuts this Friday, June 7.

According to the Salvation Army, which spells the word “donut,” the holiday was created in 1938 and dates back even further:

“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.”

The following doughnut shop chains are among those that will hand out the circular pastries for free on Friday, either with or without a purchase.

Call ahead to your nearest locations before running out the door to confirm they are participating in these offers.

1. Cumberland Farms

From 5 to 10 a.m., you can get a free doughnut with the purchase of a Farmhouse Blend hot or iced coffee or a beverage from the Chill Zone, a Cumberland Farms spokesperson tells Money Talks News.

This offer is available at Cumberland Farms’ new and newly remodeled store locations across the Northeast and Florida.

Find a location near you.

2. Duck Donuts

Get a free doughnut — bare, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar variety — in stores Friday. One per customer per day.

Find a location near you.

3. Dunkin’

Get a free doughnut with the purchase of any drink at the shops known until last year as Dunkin’ Donuts. The company has retained the abbreviation “DD,” however.

Find a location near you.

For more ways to earn freebies from DD, check out “5 Ways to Save at Dunkin’ Donuts.”

4. Krispy Kreme

This chain invites you to come in and select your favorite doughnut for free. By doing so, you might help ensure yourself another free doughnut later in the month. According to Krispy Kreme:

“What’s better than one free doughnut? Two, of course! So, if you can help us give away 1 MILLION doughnuts on National Doughnut Day, we’ll offer another doughnut giveaway later this month. We’ll give you a taste of our newest creation that will be unveiled later in June, for FREE!”

Stop by the Krispy Kreme website to find a list of participating locations.

5. LaMar’s Donuts

Get any doughnut with a hole for free at LaMar’s locations on Friday.

Find a location near you.

LaMar’s is also partnering with the Salvation Army by raising donations “to take a bite out of child hunger.” You can contribute at the Salvation Army website.

6. Randy’s Donuts

From 6 a.m. to noon, you can get four glazed donut rounds for free while they last at any location.

Find a location near you.

What’s your favorite doughnut chain? Let us know in comments below or on our Facebook page.

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