National Doughnut or Donut Day
Each year on the first Friday in June, is National Doughnut or Donut Day.
This day celebrates the doughnut and honors the Salvation Army Lassies, the women that served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI.
National Doughnut Day was created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served the doughnuts to soldiers in World War I.
This day began as a fund-raiser for Chicago’s Salvation Army.
The goal of their 1938 fund-raiser was to help the needy during the Great Depression.
So today enjoy a yummy doughnut or donut guilt free. Better yet buy a box and treat your family, friends or coworkers.