11 Deals and Freebies for National Pancake Day 2016

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By Laura Woods, Contributor

If you're a pancake aficionado, you don't want to miss IHOP's free pancake day on Tuesday, March 8. National Pancake Day offers many breakfast freebies and discounts on everything from IHOP pancakes to coffee and bagels -- so there's something for everyone.

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IHOP National Pancake Day 2016

Each year, IHOP holds its National Pancake Day fundraiser as a way for its restaurants to support local charities in their communities. On National Pancake Day, you can get one short stack of free pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all IHOP locations. In exchange, the restaurant chain asks that you make a charitable donation of your choosing to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals or other local charities designed by each specific restaurant.

Since its debut in 2006, IHOP National Pancake Day has raised almost $20 million for local charities. The company hopes to garner $3.5 million in donations on IHOP Pancake Day 2016.

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If you don't live near any IHOP locations or simply aren't into pancakes, you can still save big on National Pancake Day with these other great breakfast freebies and discounts courtesy of CouponSherpa, RetailMeNot and PromoCodeWatch.com.

IHOP free pancakes are a great way to enjoy a delicious breakfast, while contributing to a great local cause in your community. Of course, you don't have to go to IHOP to enjoy a discounted breakfast, as the offers above allow you to cut costs at a variety of restaurants on National Pancake Day 2016.

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