The Salvation Army Milwaukee County Honors COVID-19 Heroes on National Donut Day

Jun 4, 2020

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The Salvation Army Honors COVID-19 Heroes on National Donut Day

Friday, June 5, 2020
Milwaukee, WI

What: The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County will deliver hundreds of donuts to the heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. Salvation Army employees will serve the small, sugary symbol of hope to:

  • Select National Guard COVID-19 testing sites
  • Milwaukee Police Department (Chief’s Office)
  • Select Milwaukee Fire Departments
  • Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (Patrol Division)
  • Dry Hooch (Milwaukee coffee shop that serves veterans)

The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County partnered with Cranky Al's in Wauwatosa to purchase individually wrapped donuts at a discount.

Why: For more than 100 years, The Salvation Army has provided hope and healing to those on the front lines.

A fresh take on the tradition of the Salvation Army Donut Lassies delivering sweet treats to soldiers during World War I, The Salvation Army will honor the men and women who are fighting to protect the most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

When: Friday, June 5, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), 2701 S. Chase Ave, Milwaukee 53207

To learn more about Donut Day or The Salvation Army’s service during COVID-19, visit


About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps nearly 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood

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