Krispy Kreme helps The Salvation Army Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Much to my delight, I learned something wonderful about Krispy Kreme today.  When I was a little girl, my parents would take me to the “donut factory” so we could watch the machine glaze the donuts with that wonderful recipe of yummy goodness.

Thank you Krispy Kreme and the Salvation Army for helping our communities!  I am looking SO forward to June!


Held annually on the first Friday of June, Doughnut Day was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor The Salvation Army’s “Doughnut Lassies” who served the treats to soldiers during World War I. The “Doughnut Lassies” are often credited with popularizing the doughnut in the United States when the troops returned home from war.

Customers are encouraged to donate to The Salvation Army’s miniature Red Kettles stationed at the registers of participating Krispy Kreme locations. All donations will support the local communities where the donation was made.

“Each year on National Doughnut Day, we encourage our customers to celebrate by coming in to get their favorite doughnut for free, but this year, we wanted to make the celebration even more meaningful,” said Tony Thompson, President and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “As founders of National Doughnut Day, The Salvation Army is a natural partner. We’re excited to collect funds for the many initiatives they support, especially since all donations will go directly to the local communities.”

The Salvation Army celebrated the first National Doughnut Day in Chicago in 1938 to help raise funds during the Great Depression and commemorate the work of the “Doughnut Lassies.” The doughnut now serves as a symbol of all the social services The Salvation Army provides to those in need. The Salvation Army still serves doughnuts, in addition to warm meals and hydration, to those in need during times of disaster.

“National Doughnut Day has become a true American tradition, but many don’t realize the historical significance of the day. The partnership with The Salvation Army and Krispy Kreme brings greater visibility to the importance of the day and the idea of helping those who may have fallen on hard times,” said Col. Ron Busroe, Community Relations and Development Secretary for The Salvation Army. “With Krispy Kreme’s generous offer of a free doughnut, we hope everyone will extend that generosity by giving back to support their local community.”

Below are a few additional facts about the history of National Doughnut Day and The Salvation Army:

  • Approximately 250 Salvation Army volunteers provided assistance to American soldiers in France starting in 1917 during WWI.
  • With limited resources, these treats were fried, only seven at a time. The Salvation Army’s Ensign Margaret Sheldon and Adjutant Helen Purviance cleverly thought of frying donuts in soldiers’ helmets.
  • Last year, 30 million Americans received assistance from The Salvation Army’s 3,500 officers, 63,000 employees and 3.3 million volunteers.

Share your favorite moments from National Doughnut Day using #KrispyKreme and #DoingTheMostGood.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is proud of its fundraising program, which for decades has helped nonprofit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts can be found in approximately 12,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. The Company has more than 1,000 retail shops in 26 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at, or on one its many social media channels, including and

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 135 years in the United States. Approximately 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar donated to The Salvation Army are used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index ( For more information, go to or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.
















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Weekly Menu Plan August 15th-21st — Six Sisters’ Stuff

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We know how hard it can be to get dinner on the table. That is why we created the Six Sisters’ Menu Plan Membership! Each week you will receive a weekly menu plan (that includes 6 main dish recipes, 2 side dish recipes and 2 dessert recipes) and a detailed shopping list to make grocery…

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Going Bonkers for Bacon with a #SundaySupper Preview! — The Crumby Cupcake

Live, love, laugh…Eat cupcakes! Or, today’s delicious offering from The Crumby Cupcake! If there’s one thing the world is in love with, it’s gotta be bacon! Those salty, delicious strips, slabs, and crumbles of heaven take just about any food to a whole other level of YUM. This week, the #SundaySupper Tastemakers were tasked to see…

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How To Make A Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich

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Masters Recipe: How to Make a Pimento Cheese Sandwich


Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Augusta National’s famous pimento cheese sandwich.

What gets the most raves from golf fans attending the Masters for the first time? Sure, the fairways are lush, the white-sand bunkers sparkle, the azaleas are in full bloom, and golf history comes alive on every hole. But the concession prices really blow first-timers away: they’re the best bargain in sports!

Ham and cheese on rye? $2.50. Coca-Cola? $1.50. Domestic Beer? $3. But the most traditional Augusta menu offering is the pimento cheese sandwich, which costs just $1.50. If you can’t make it to Augusta National, here’s how to make one at home.

How to Make a Masters-Style Pimento Cheese Sandwich

You’ll need:

3 cups shredded white cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded yellow sharp cheddar cheese
4 oz crumbled blue cheese
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 (4-oz) jar sliced pimentos, drained
1 cup light mayo
2 tbs Dijon mustard
1 loaf of white bread

Combine cheeses, pimentos, mayo and mustard in a food processor and process until smooth. Cover and chill. Spread on bread slices. Makes four sandwiches.

From the book Par 3 Tea-Time at the Masters by the Junior League of Augusta, Ga., available on Amazon.

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