Tomorrow is National Pancake Day!

I'm sure you already have that plugged into your calendar, but in case you don't, I thought I'd give you a little reminder.

Help the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals by taking part in a "Decade of Giving" at your favorite IHOP restaurant tomorrow.

National Pancake Day Fundraiser Aims to Raise $3.5 Million for Tenth Anniversary
WHAT:              IHOP® Restaurants nationwide are celebrating IHOP Restaurants’ “Decade of Giving” on the tenth anniversary of National Pancake Day, when the family-friendly restaurant will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes in an effort to raise $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals programs nationwide.
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 ten years since the program’s inception. To find a local IHOP restaurant or to donate online, visit
WHEN:             TUESDAY, March 3, 2015, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE:           Participating IHOP restaurants in the Rockford, IL area.
As long as we're at it, let's learn something:
National Pancake Day Fun Facts:
·         IHOP Restaurants served 4.2 million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2014 and 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.  
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at and

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