Over $3,000 raised during National Donut Day

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - An estimated 1,000 people attended National Donut Day at Fountain Square Friday, raising over $3,000 for the Salvation Army.

Donut-based games were played at the event, such as Donut Hole Toss and Donut Stacking.

Local celebrities participated in the event. The "Grand Champion Donut Handler" prize went to Daniel Lang of the Cincinnati Fire Department, and other celebrities included Rocky Boiman of the Indianapolis Colts, Joseph Busken Jr. of Busken Bakery, US Representative Steve Driehaus, and FOX19's Meghan Mongillo.

National Donut Day is a Salvation Army tradition that dates back to WWI.

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