Free pancake day helps raise money for a good cause

Free pancake day helps raise money for a good cause

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An excuse to eat a bunch of pancakes? Yes, please!

Tuesday, March 7 is the 12th annual National Pancake Day and IHOP will be participating.

The event raises more than just your blood sugar – it raised funds for Shriners Hospital.

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., you can go to any IHOP location and get a free short stack of IHOP's buttermilk pancakes. In return, they ask that you leave a donation for Shriners Hospital.

IHOP expects to serve about 5 million free pancakes Tuesday. In 2016, IHOP raised close to $4 million for Shriners Hospital.

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