National Doughnut Day

National Doughnut Day

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Event Date: Jun 7, 2019
Location: Ottawa ByWard Market

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Held annually on the first Friday of June, Doughnut Day was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honour The Salvation Army’s “Doughnut Lassies” who served the treats to soldiers during World War l. The first National Doughnut Day took place in Chicago in 1938 to help raise funds during the Great Depression and commemorate the work of these women. The doughnut now serves as a symbol of all the social services The Salvation Army provides to those in need.

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