It’s National Pancake Day and the flapjacks are calling. For the eighth year in a row, IHOP restaurants nationwide are offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in honor of National Pancake Day.
This offer of free pancakes is an effort to raise funds and awareness 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. IHOP hopes to raise $3 million this year, with a goal to bring the total amount of funds raised to more than $13 million.
Free pancakes are available at participating IHOP restaurants nationwide on Tuesday, February 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. To find a local IHOP, or to donate online, please visit ihoppancakeday.com.
National Pancake Day facts
- On National Pancake Day 2012, IHOP served four million free pancakes and collected more than $3 million for children’s charities.
- All of the free pancakes served on National Pancake Day 2012 would create a stack nearly 16 miles tall.
- Since the creation 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.
Even if you’re not a fan of flapjacks, come on out to your local IHOP on National Pancake Day and help support charities in your community. IHOP also offers a wide variety of lunch and dinner items as well as all-day breakfast choices. The popular chain is a leader in family dining and very competitive in its menu offerings, serving 65 different signature, made-from-scratch breakfast options, as well as a range of meals under 600 calories.