Guinness World Record broken using thousands of donuts in Rochester

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(ABC 6 News) – A Guinness World Record was broken in Rochester, Minn. Saturday morning after two non-profit organizations teamed up to build the world’s largest donut wall.

The wall was built at the Mayo Civic Center by the Convoy of Hope and Bridging the Gap.

The two non-profits, with the help of volunteers, created a donut wall consisting of 3,000 doughnuts, breaking the Guinness World Record, which was previously held at 1,201 donuts.

“It’s gonna be a party, it’s a celebration to be a part of a world breaking thing but it’s doubly exciting because the meaning behind this,” said Convoy of Hope representative, Angie Rosenberg. “We’re celebrating women in the room today. Lives are going to be changed because of this record-breaking day today.”

Almost 3,000 people were in attendance, taking pictures in front of the wall and excited to be a part of the celebration and event.

After the record-breaking announcement, all of the audience members were treated to the doughnuts from the wall.