IHOP is celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday 2/28 and treating all their guests to 1 free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return they encourage everyone to leave a donation for a local charity of their choice, however it is only optional. This event will go on from 7am to 10pm local time at all participating locations.
"Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP has raised nearly $8 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. On February 28, 2012, guests from around the country are invited to celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP and enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests are asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals(c) and other designated local charities."