Freebies and sweet treats: Oklahoma City businesses celebrating National Doughnut Day

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OKLAHOMA CITY – While you may be counting down until the weekend, a sugary treat may help usher in your weekend plans.

Businesses across the country are offering customers freebies in celebration of National Doughnut Day. A day held annually on the first Friday of June, this year’s National Donut Day marks 100 years since The Salvation Army’s “Donut Lassies” served the delicious treats to American soldiers on the front lines during World War I. The Salvation Army Donut Lassies are often credited with popularizing the sweet treat in the United States when the troops returned home from war.

Customers at Dunkin’ Donuts will get a free classic doughnut of your choice with the purchase of any beverage all day Friday while supplies last.

If Krispy Kreme is calling your name, you can get a free doughnut of your choice. No purchase is required.

Daylight Donuts in Moore says customers can enjoy a free doughnut after purchasing a dozen.

Brown’s Bakery in downtown Oklahoma City is also celebrating National Doughnut Day by offering one free doughnut to customers who purchase a dozen.

Before heading to your favorite bakery, customers are encouraged to call ahead to make sure each specific location is participating in the specials.