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It all began on the sandy beaches of the Outer Banks in Duck, North Carolina. There, Russ DiGilio and his family would enjoy relaxing and fun vacations… but something was missing, there were no fresh donuts! So, they decided to create their own… and Duck Donuts was born.

QuackGives Back

As a family company, we believe in giving back to the communities where we live and work. Every store has the opportunity to partner with local nonprofits, organizations, teams, or even individuals in the community for fundraising support and building awareness for their cause.


Are you interested in being a part of our Duck Donuts family and bringing warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts to a new community? Join our growing success story and create sweetness and smiles with a Duck Donuts franchise.


Do you love making people smile and working in a fun environment? Then Duck Donuts may be the place for you—check out our list of openings!


Curious ducks want to know… get the answers to our most frequently asked questions!