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How to get free pancakes for National Pancake Day in Tampa Bay

Today is National Pancake Day.

We could debate the reasons why it's National Pancake Day, but instead we'll focus on the more pressing matter: free pancakes.

If you visit any IHOP restaurant from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (some locations are going to 10 p.m., but call ahead) you'll get a free short stack of original buttermilk pancakes, IHOP said on its website.

In return, IHOP asks that you consider making a donation to one of the charities listed here.

The restaurant chain has raised more than $24 million for its charitable partners through National Pancake Day since 2006, the company said. This year's goal is to raise $3.5 million.

IHOP has more than a dozen restaurants across the Tampa Bay area. You can find a location close to you by going here.

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