pancake day 2017
Get a free short stack of Original Buttermilk Pancakes from IHOP from Tuesday, March 7, for National Pancake Day 2017. IHOP

Don’t show up to IHOP this Tuesday without a big appetite! March 7 marks National Pancake Day 2017 at the breakfast food chain, which means a free stack of pancakes for all. That is, if you follow the below guidelines.

Those who visit participating IHOP locations this Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (and some locations until 10 p.m.) can get a free short stack of their famous Original Buttermilk Pancakes. Talk about a tasty deal!

While free pancake are available to all, there are some exceptions. This offer is limited to one stack per guest and is for dine-customers only. In other words, you can’t order your free pancakes to go. Make sure to call ahead to find out your local restaurant’s exact operating hours as locations vary.

While there’s no purchase necessary to participate in this offer, IHOP does suggest guests make a donation to one of their charitable partners in return. Donations made on National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which fights blood cancers.

IHOP locations in Mexico will raise money for Asociación Mexicana de Ayuda a Niños con Cáncer while those in the Philippines will benefit The Kythe Foundation.

Since its start in 2006, National Pancake Day donations have raised more than $24 million for charity. IHOP hopes to raise $3.5 million for children battling life-threatening illnesses in 2017.

If you’re looking for another way to help IHOP’s cause, now through March 7 IHOP customers can purchase a “Wall Icon” to pledge their support. Select restaurants will be giving a coupon for a future visits for those who purchase a Wall Icon.

All of the money raised on IHOP National Pancake Day is donated directly to local children in need.

“Year after year, we look forward to celebrating with our guests and fans, and are amazed by their generosity,” Darren Rebelez, President, IHOP Restaurants, said in a statement. “Every pancake served on IHOP National Pancake Day has a purpose, and every penny raised goes a long way in making a meaningful, and lasting, impact on so many kids and families in our communities.”