Tuesday is National Pancake Day, and the Missoula I-HOP will once again be giving away a short stack of pancakes to everyone who comes in the door.

Missoula manager Nick DeCouteau says the free pancakes will be given away for one day only, Tuesday, February 5th from 6 a.m. till midnight. DeCouteau says there are no strings attached, but customers are encouraged to make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network. He says the closest Miracle Network hospital is Shodair Hospital in Helena.

DeCouteau says the Missoula I-HOP location has already raised nearly $4,000 in donations as customers purchase paper balloons with their names on them that are placed all over the restaurant.

The Missoula I-HOP is located just off North Reserve Street, across from Karl Tyler Chevrolet.

Nick DeCouteau manager of Missoula's I-HOP