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FREE doughnuts on National Doughnut Day Friday

FREE doughnuts on National Doughnut Day Friday
Posted at 6:36 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-03 12:23:58-04

Friday, June 3 is another of those made-up national holidays, but this one is actually fun.

It is National Doughnut Day. No, you won't get a day off from work, but you could grab a free doughnut on the way in.

The day, the first Friday in June, has actually been around since World War II. It was originally marked to honor the troops with free donuts courtesy the Salvation Army.

Where the Deals Are

Dunkin Donuts will give you a free doughnut with any coffee or cold beverage purchase on Friday.

Krispy Kreme will give each customer one free glazed doughnut, no purchase required. This is at Krispy Kreme stores only, so don't try to grab one off the supermarket shelf and eat it, wiseguy.

Entenmann's will give 10 people free doughnuts for a year, if you enter via their Facebook page. Not sure I really want free doughnuts for a whole year, but I've never turned down a freebie, so why not.

Tim Horton's isn't offering free donuts, but they do have a coupon for a six-pack of donuts for $2.99.

And if you are lucky, someone will bring a couple of dozen doughnuts to your workplace. That way you don't waste your money.

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