Local Charities To Benefit From Pancake Company's Initiative

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Don’t get to thinking that it’s just another Tuesday.

It’s IHOP National Pancake Day, and the restaurant, arguably the country’s best flapjack purveyor, is celebrating the ‘holiday’ for a good cause.

READ MORE: 1 Dead, 5 Police Officers Among 8 Injured In Suspected Gas Explosion At Bronx Home

IHOP will be offering a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes to restaurant patrons all day Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

More: NYC’s 5 Best Plates Of Pancakes

In return, guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to support the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital or another local charity.

READ MORE: GRAMMY Awards To Be Held In Las Vegas On April 3

CBS 2 In The Kitchen Recipe: Red Velvet Pancakes

Some local spots to benefit from the initiative are the Westchester Medical Center, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, and the Children’s Specialized Hospital.

Photos: WFAN at IHOP National Pancake Day

Since 2006, IHOP has raised $8 million with the initiative.

MORE NEWS: Michelle Go's Death At Times Square Station Ratchets Up Pressure On NYC To End Subway Crime

To locate an IHOP near you, click here.