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How To Score FREE Pancakes on National Pancake Day

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IHOP is bringing back their annual free pancake day on February 5, which is notorious for its long lines, enthused crowds, and massive stacks smothered in flavored syrup. And this time, the celebration is before Lent, so you don't have to feel guilty if giving up sugar is part of your sacrifice to good ol' JC.

Though the flapjacks come gratis, IHOP does ask that folks who can make a donation. Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, they've raised more than $10 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. This year they are working with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and a few other designated local charities. They are aiming for a $3 million donation goal.

The freebies will be given out from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. And don't get too greedy. The offer is for one free short stack per guest, dine-in only, and isn't able to be paired up with any other offer.

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