June 7 is National Donut Day, the perfect way to add a little sweetness to the end of the work week.
National Donut Day was created in honor of the Salvation Army’s Donut Lassies who served donuts during World War I to soldiers. Offers.com surveyed more than 1,000 U.S. adults to see which type of donuts and donut chains reigned supreme in their opinions.
In the category for donut type: Glazed received 36 percent of votes, Boston Cream received 23 percent, Jelly-filled received 15 percent, Sprinkles received 10 percent, Powdered received nine percent and Twist received eight percent. In the donut chain category: Krispy Kreme received 42 percent of votes, Dunkin received 38 percent, Tim Hortons and Daylight Domuts received seven percent and Top Pot Doughnuts and Honey Dew Donuts received three percent.
Offers.com provided a list of deals for National Donut Day:
Duck Donuts: Get a free donut on June 7. Options include bare, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar. One per customer per day. See details.
Entenmann’s: Enter the National Donut Day sweepstakes for a chance at $5,000 and free donuts for a year. Enter by using the online donut maker to create your dream donut.
Krispy Kreme: Get one free doughnut from the entire menu (no purchase necessary) at participating Krispy Kreme shops in the U.S. and Canada on June 7. If a million donuts are given away, Krispy Kreme will launch another giveaway — a free taste of the brand’s newest doughnut later in June. See details.
LaMar’s Donuts: Get a free donut on June 7. Plus, LaMar’s is partnering with the Salvation Army and accepting donations to end child hunger.
Randy’s Donuts: Every guest will receive four glazed rounds on National Donut Day (6 a.m. to noon) while supplies last. See details.
Tim Hortons: For a limited time, enjoy the Cheesecake Donut and other seasonal baked goods.
Top Pot Doughnuts: The chain will celebrate National Donut Day on June 7 with a donut-eating contest, prizes and giveaways. See details.
Walmart: New Walmart Grocery customers get $10 off their first pick up order. Stock up on Dunkin’-brand coffee, Little Debbie Donut Sticks and more, and have your order loaded into your car for free.
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