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IHOP National Pancake Day

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For the seventh 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.

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. Donations made at IHOPs in the Sioux Falls area will benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' program at Sanford Health USD Medical Center. IHOP hopes to raise $2.7 million this year, with a goal to bring the total amount of funds raised to more than $10 million.

You can also use the link on the left side of your screen to find a local IHOP near you or to donate money online. National Pancake Day is on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

IHOP served four million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2011 and pancake lovers donated more than $2.5 million to children's charities, exceeding the fundraising goal of $2.3 million. All of the free pancakes served on National Pancake Day 2011 would create a stack nearly 16 miles high. Since the inception of National Pancake Day in 2006, IHOP has raised nearly $8 million and given away more than 14 million pancakes to support charities in the communities in which it operates. National Pancake Day 2011 was IHOP's largest one-day event in the company's 53-year history.

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