Stories tagged with: National Doughnut Day

June 6, 2015 - 3:45pm
7 weeks 6 days ago

 The Salvation Army Doughnut Day sale continued today at Riesbeck's Pick n' Save. The doughnuts cost just $3.99 and 10 percent of all proceeds will go toward the Salvation Army.

Captain care joined the team to greet customers and Envoy Commander for the Salvation Army George Bates said that he hopes the community sees that they want to do more than just ring bells in the holiday season.

The doughnut tradition began in 1917 when Salvation Army volunteers made doughnuts for...

June 7, 2013 - 4:15pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

If you needed an excuse to eat something sweet we have the perfect reason.

Today is National Doughnut Day. The event was created by the Salvation Army in 1938 as a way to honor the women who served doughnuts and coffee to the soldiers during World War 1. Riesbeck's provides the Salvation Army with doughnuts and 10 percent of the proceeds goes back to the salvation army.

"Last year we did right around $400 for our sales were hoping to exceed that this year, " said...

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