Happy National Donut Day! The "holiday," observed on the first Friday of every June, is the Salvation Army's way of honoring their history of service to American veterans. Rochester's Salvation Army and Sweet House Bakery have teamed up to offer free treats for National Donut Day.

Sweet House Bakery, located right across the street from St. Mary's hospital, serves breakfast and lunch daily. They also sell delicious custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pastries and, donuts. Want to try one of their tasty creations today? There's a coupon link below that you can use to claim a free donut at the bakery.

What Is National Donut Day?

The Salvation Army is credited for bringing the donut to America during World War I. Check out this quick forty second video to learn more and find out how to score a free donut in Rochester today below.

National Donut Day is a day to honor the memory of soldiers and the Salvation Army Donut Lassies aka Donut Girls. These girls made donuts for American soldiers who were serving in World War I, World War II, and during the Vietnam War.

How To Get A Free Donut in Rochester


Look for the Salvation Army team at various locations including Soldier's Field, Silver Lake Park, and Essex Park. They'll be handing out delicious donuts throughout the morning.

If you can't make it to one of those locations, but still want to try a Sweet House Bakery Donut you can download this coupon. It'll get you a free donut with coffee purchase today.

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