Doughnut Ladies by Reg Speller
Salvation Army canteen workers in Brighton operating a doughnut machine flown in from Canada to satisfy Canadian troops appetites for donuts.Image provided by Getty Images.
The Salvation Army Celebrates 76th Annual National Donut Day!
On June 7, The United States recognizes the 76th Annual National Donut Day! It is only appropriate The Salvation Army who popularized the donut, will join in this celebration.
National Donut Day, held annually on the first Friday of June, was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor The Salvation Army’s “Donut Lassies” who served these treats to soldiers during World War I. This significant occasion established the donut as a long-standing symbol of the services The Salvation Army continues to provide.
Salvation Army Famous Doughboy Doughnut Recipe - The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division Online News
The Salvation Army is known for many things, emergency disaster services, feeding the hungry, and red kettles during Christmas, but did you know that we have a famous donut recipe? During World War I, the Salvation Army workers served coffee and doughnuts to soldiers in the trenches. Rations were poor so the doughnut idea was conceived as … Continue reading "Salvation Army Famous Doughboy Doughnut Recipe"