The first Friday in June is always reserved for a delicious donut...or several.

It's National Donut Day!  And it's not just some silly made-up holiday to sell more donuts.  The Salvation Army started it in 1938 to honor the women who handed out donuts to soldiers during World War One.  The morale-boosting attempt goes back about 80 years...and still does the trick today.

Here are some deals around WNY to celebrate.

  • 1

    Paula's Donuts

    Free donut with purchase of any beverage

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    Dunkin Donuts

    Free "classic donut" with any beverage purchase. Those are:

    • Vanilla Cake Batter
    • Glazed
    • Strawberry Frosted with Rainbow Sprinkles
    • Chocolate Frosted with Rainbow Sprinkles
    • Vanilla Frosted with Rainbow Sprinkles
    • Glazed Chocolate Cake
    • Boston Kreme
    • Jelly
    • Old Fashioned


  • 3

    Tim Horton's

    Buy a coffee (hot or iced) and mention National Donut Day, and you'll get a free donut

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    Wegmans is not giving away free donuts, but select stores (I'm still working to find out which ones!!) are selling up to 10 limited-edition donut varieties. Cost is 89 cents each or $8.50 for a dozen. Also, Wegmans Buzz Coffee Shops are offering $1 off any 16 oz. flavored specialty drink with Shoppers Club.

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