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IHOP Serves Up Smiles In Support Of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals On National Pancake Day


IHOP® Restaurants is celebrating its 11th annual National Pancake Day®, when participating restaurants nationwide will offer each guest dining in one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in an effort to raise $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals programs nationwide.


On National Pancake Day, guests dining in participating restaurants can order one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in the hope that they will make a voluntary donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities. To find a local IHOP restaurant or to donate online, visit


TUESDAY, March 8, 2016, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Participating IHOP restaurants in the Fort Wayne, IN area.

Feel free to stop by the IHOP restaurant at 1535 W Washington Center Rd in Ft. Wayne to interview an IHOP spokesperson and/or for live shots on Tuesday, March 8. National Pancake Day B-Roll footage featuring Miss America flipping pancakes can also be downloaded easily here.

National Pancake Day Fun Facts:

  • IHOP Restaurants served over 6 million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2015 and pancake lovers donated $3.5 million to children’s charities.
  • All of the free pancakes served on National Pancake Day 2015 would create a stack nearly 19 miles high.
  • Since the inception of National Pancake Day in 2006, IHOP Restaurants has raised $20 million to support charities in the local communities in which they operate.
  • This year, IHOP has partnered with Snapchat to develop Sponsored Geofilters for customers dining at IHOP on National Pancake Day. Geofilters are fun and engaging location-based art that can be added to photo and video Snaps. Snapchatters will be able to reveal the creative overlays while they’re in-restaurant.