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How to get a free doughnut for National Doughnut Day

Several bakeries are offering free doughnuts Friday, June 2, to celebrate National Doughnut Day.
Several bakeries are offering free doughnuts Friday, June 2, to celebrate National Doughnut Day. The Charlotte Observer file

It’s National Doughnut Day today!

National Doughnut Day started in 1938 as a way to – okay, okay, here are some of the places you can find free doughnuts in the Sacramento region.

Participating Dunkin’ Donuts stores will offer a free classic doughnut Friday with the purchase of a beverage. Here’s where you can find your nearest shop.

Participating Krispy Kreme outlets will offer one free doughnut of any kind, no purchase necessary, while supplies last. You can find your nearest Krispy Kreme here, along with a list of non-participating stores.

Now, if you’re still interested in the history of National Doughnut Day, it began in 1938 in Chicago to honor Salvation Army volunteers who served fresh doughnuts to World War I soldiers. It takes place on the first Friday of June each year.

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