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​Not to be outdone by Denny’s lure of a free Grand Slam breakfast earlier this month, IHOP leapt out of the gate with a free offer of their own. While they may be a little confused (pancake day was last Tuesday), their offer stands for a very good cause.

From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today, IHOP will offer a free short stack (3) of buttermilk pancakes in exchange for your consideration to donate to the Children’s Miracle Network. So, in theory they’re free, if you can overcome the guilt of societal pressures.

Happy National Pancake Day (or a week thereafter). Whatever the day, go eat and donate, and a sick little kid may get better because of your craving for strawberry syrup.

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