|WHAT:||For the eighth consecutive year, IHOP ® restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities.|
|WHY:||For every short stack of buttermilk pancakes served on National Pancake Day, IHOP guests are invited to make a voluntary donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. IHOP hopes to raise $3 million this year, with a goal to bring the total amount of funds raised to more than $13 million. To find a local IHOP or to donate online, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.|
|WHEN:||TUESDAY, February 5, 2013, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. (15 hours of free flapjacks!)|
|WHERE:||Participating IHOP restaurants nationwide.|
- IHOP served four million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2012 and pancake lovers donated more than $3 million to children’s charities.
- All of the free pancakes served on National Pancake Day 2012 would create a stack nearly 16 miles high.
- Since the inception of National Pancake Day in 2006, IHOP has raised more than $10 million and given away more than 14 million pancakes to support charities in the communities in which it operates.
- National Pancake Day 2012 was IHOP’s largest one-day event in the company’s 54-year history.