Happy National Doughnut Day!

Posted at 7:44 AM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 09:13:59-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. --  Those with a sweet tooth rejoice, it is National Doughnut Day!

Every year on the first Friday of June the U.S. celebrates National Doughnut Day in honor of the Salvation Army's event that began in Chicago in 1938.

Many years ago, members of the Salvation Army came together to honor service members during World War I by serving them doughnuts. Today the sentiment lives on with many companies offering the community deals on these treats.

Here are some deal around the area where you can gobble up some free goodies:

Marge's Donut Den

  • Location: 1751 28th Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
  • Offer: a free cake doughnut and $8 for a dozen of cake doughnuts

Sweetwater's Donut Mill

  • Location: 3333 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
  • Offer: comment on their Facebookpage why you love donuts, receive the most likes, and win a FREE T-shirt and a dozen donuts.

D'Arts Donut Shop

  • Location: 1444 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Offer: 50 cent classic donuts all day

The Donut Conspiracy

  • Location: 1971 East Beltline Avenue NE Ste 123, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Offer: find the secret code on the Donut Conspiracy's Facebook page and win a free donut

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

  • Locations: 2700 E Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids,MI
  • Offer: A free doughnut of your choice.

Dunkin' Donuts

  • Locations:
  1. 6539 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  2. 1285 28th St SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
  3. 3935 28th St SW, Grandville, MI 49418
  • Offer: Free classic donut with a purchase of any beverage.