IHOP offering free pancakes on National Pancake Day

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - IHOP is celebrating its twelfth annual "National Pancake Day" by giving out free pancakes to raise funds for charities.

Today, participating IHOP restaurants will offer up a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In return, IHOP asks that you consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network hospitals or other designated charity.

Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP has raised more than 24 million dollars for charities.