IHOP, the nationwide breakfast chain will give free stacks of their famous buttermilk pancakes to all its customers on Tuesday, March 8.This major giveaway event will be held on different IHOP restaurants around the US to celebrate their 11th annual National Pancake Day.

All customers interested in being part of the celebration will have to visit a participating IHOP between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. There, they will receive one complimentary short stack of buttermilk pancakes, which equals three pancakes.

The offer is available while supplies last and cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or coupons. Though IHOP does offer orders to go, this promotion is for dine-in customers only.

Today marks one of the most important fake annual food holidays: National Pancake Day
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Pancakes for donations

National pancakes day is more than a day to eat pancakes all day long. It is also a day to raise funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. IHOP is asking all its customers to leave behind a voluntary donation for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Shriners Hospital for Children and other local charities.

“Every pancake we give away has a purpose on National Pancake Day. Through the generosity of our guests and the hard work and commitment of our team members, we will help fund life-saving treatment and care for children in need,” Mo Abdelhadi, co-owner Parsippany IHOP. Said

Customers can also help by buying a $10.00 raffle ticket. The price will be a 39-inch high definition Visio flat screen television, courtesy of Parsippany Focus. All money raised will be donated to Children’s Miracle Hospital.

National Pancakes day

National Pancake Day has raised $20 million for meaningful local charities in the past 10 years. Last year alone, IHOP restaurants served 6.6 million free pancakes raising $3.5 million for children’s charities.

This year IHOP expects to raise another $3.5 million. All donations collected will remain in the local communities where they will be used to fund life-saving equipment, research, community outreach events, educational tools, and much more.

Source: International Business Times