National Pancake Day fundraiser aims to raise $3.5 million for 10th anniversary
WHAT: IHOP Restaurants nationwide are celebrating a "Decade of Giving" on the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day, when the family-friendly restaurant will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes.
WHY: On National Pancake Day, IHOP Restaurants' guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in exchange for a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. IHOP restaurants hope to raise $3.5 million this year, which would bring the total raised to nearly $20 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities in the 10 years since the program's inception.
To find a local IHOP restaurant or to donate online, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.
WHEN: Tomorrow, from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m.
WHERE: Participating IHOP restaurants in the Buffalo area (4003 Maple Road, Amherst).
National Pancake Day Fun Facts:
•IHOP Restaurants served 4.2 million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2014 as pancake lovers donated nearly $3 million to children's charities.
•All of the free pancakes served on National Pancake Day 2014 would create a stack nearly 12 miles high.
•Since the inception of National Pancake Day in 2006, IHOP Restaurants has raised nearly $16 million and given away more than 26 million pancakes to support charities in the communities where it operates.