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National Doughnut Day: Free Treats at Krispy Kreme

June 1, 2012
national doughnut day at krispy kreme

National Doughnut Day is here! Celebrate one of the sweetest days of the year by commemorating National Doughnut Day with a one-of-a-kind complimentary treat from Krispy Kreme. On Friday, stop in at any Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada location for a free doughnut of any variety. No purchase necessary.

National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by The Salvation Army to raise funds for people in need during the depression, and is observed every year on the first Friday in June.

On June 1, Krispy Kreme is helping its fans across the country pay homage on this delectable holiday by offering every guest one free doughnut of any variety at Krispy Kreme U.S. locations.

Fans can also share the joy of National Doughnut Day with Krispy Kreme on Twitter @KrispyKreme #DoughnutDay.

The offer is good for one free doughnut of any variety per customer on June 1 only. Visit for store locations.

This year marks 75 years of sharing delicious tastes, and creating fond memories and shared special moments at Krispy Kreme. In celebration of 75 years of love for its one-of-a-kind doughnuts, including the world-famous Original Glazed doughnut, Krispy Kreme is inviting its fans around the globe to join the celebration. Post your Happy 75th Birthday message on a virtual birthday card, interact with the Time Machine of Joy, and share your sweetest Krispy Kreme memories at

Stay connected with Krispy Kreme on,, Facebook, foursquare and Twitter for updates and information on upcoming 75th products, global contests, and special Krispy Kreme promotions you won't want to miss!

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Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., Krispy Kreme is proud of its fundraising program, which for decades has helped nonprofit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds.

Krispy Kreme can be found in approximately 690 locations around the world and approximately 10,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S.

Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2012

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