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National Doughnut Day

Because fundraising has never been so delicious...

Friday 1 June 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of National Doughnut Day that honours The Salvation Army Lassies who served doughnuts on the front line during WW1.

Show off your baking skills and make your own doughnuts or purchase doughnuts from local suppliers and sell these for a suggested donation at a coffee morning. To add to the celebration you can hold a decorating or taste testing competition. It doesn't matter whether it's at a school, an office or a church - join us in the celebration by hosting your own Doughnut Day - and raise dough for The Salvation Army!

Sign up here for your Doughnut Day celebration pack. In it you’ll find everything to make your Doughnut Day brilliant!

In your pack you’ll find…

  • Promotional poster
  • Original doughnut recipes used by Salvation Army Lassies
  • Collection box
  • Materials form
  • Sponsorship and Gift Aid form
  • Money return form

We’d love to hear how you get on; we would especially love to see pictures of your delicious Doughnut Day celebrations! Remember to upload pictures on social media, using our hashtag #DoughnutDayUK.


If you can't host your own #DoughnutDay, but would like to make a donation to The Salvation Army, you can donate £3 by texting DDSA18 to 70070 (eg DDSA18 £3)

*You will not be charged for the text message

National Doughnut Day

When: 1st June, but you can hold your doughnut fundraiser any time during the month of June.

Where: You choose! 

Fundraising has never been so delicious. Help us celebrate Doughnut Day’s 80th anniversary and give your community a helping hand!

National Doughnut Day

If you have any questions about organising your Doughnut Day celebrations or if you would like to share information about your event, please get in touch with the Events Teams: or call 020 7367 4819