Friday, June 7 is National Donut Day and here’s how Chicago is celebrating — with free donuts!
National Donut Day is a food holiday celebrated first Friday of every June. The Salvation Army created the original Donut Day in 1938 to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War 1.
Glazed and Infused
Free donut (vanilla or maple bacon) to the first 20 people in line at each of its four locations.
Beaver Donuts Food Truck
In a promotion with the movie “The Heat” starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, the Beaver Donuts food truck is giving away free donuts for first 500 customers who mention “The Heat.” Offer begins 10 a.m. Follow @beaversdonuts for the truck’s whereabouts.
Do-Rite Donuts (50 W. Randolph Street)
Free donut if you download and present the @HailoChicago app on your phone.
Firecakes Donuts (68 West Hubbard Street)
Free old-fashion buttermilk donut with a purchase (excluding beverages). All of Firecakes’ profits from the day will go to the Salvation Army.
Free donut with the purchase of any beverage at participating locations while supplies last.
Entemann’s is donating $1 to the Salvation Army for every new Facebook “like” from now until June 30.