You read it right – today is National Donut Day, meaning many retailers are giving away free donuts!
At Dunkin’ Donuts, you can get a free donut, with a purchase of a drink. All Krispy Kreme locations are giving away one free donut of your choice. And to top it off, Giant Eagle is giving away 6 free donuts, with the purchase of 6 donuts. For the full list of where to get free donuts today, visit http://fortune.com/2016/06/03/national-doughnut-day-eat-free/.
According to Krispy Kreme, this holiday is the first Friday in June, annually. It was established in 1938 to honor the Salvation Army’s Doughnut Lassies, who served treats to soldiers in World War I, in an effort to boost morale. As a result, they are credited for popularizing donuts in the United States.
All are encouraged to donate to the Salvation Army’s Red Kettles, which will be located at participating Krispy Kreme locations.