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THE SALVATION ARMY TEAMS UP WITH ENTENMANN'S TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DONUT DAY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6

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Released 5 June 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

WE'VE TEAMED UP WITH ENTENMANN'S TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DONUT DAY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6

NATIONAL DONUT DAY FACT SHEET:
· The 77th Annual National Donut Day is Friday, June 6th
· The Salvation Army started National Donut Day during the Great Depression as a way to raise funds and bring awareness to our social service programs
· National Donut Day honors our military veterans and commemorates the work of Salvation Army volunteers (known as the "Donut Lassies) who used the tasty confection to comfort American soldiers in France and Germany during World War I.
· By supporting National Donut Day, with a donation or through volunteering, you help The Salvation Army keep food pantries, senior citizen feeding programs and childcare nutrition programs alive and well.
· Our friends at @Entenmanns, are donating $1 for every person who "Likes" the Entenmann's FB page-up to $30,0000 until June 15 #NationalDonutDay
· Like us on Facebook Salvation Army Milwaukee County
· Follow us on Twitter Salvation Army WI

FUN FACT:
· The donuts made for WWI soldiers were fried in soldier's helmets

 

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The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing 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. Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.

 


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