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IHOP Free Pancake Day will benefit St. Luke's Children's Hospital

By Ken Dey, News and Community
February 24, 2011

WHAT: In celebration of National Pancake Day, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.  Last year, IHOP served four million free pancakes raising more than $2.1 million

This year, IHOP is hoping to stack up more donations than ever before, with a goal to raise $2.3 million, for a total of more than $7.65 million six years with its National Pancake Day fundraising effort. To find a local IHOP or to donate online, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.

WHY: For every delicious short stack of buttermilk pancakes served on National Pancake Day, IHOP guests are invited to make a donation to the Children’s Miracle Network. Donations made at IHOPs in the Boise area will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network program at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital.

WHEN: TUESDAY, March 1, 2011, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

WHERE: Participating IHOP restaurants nationwide, including the four Boise area locations.

About IHOP

For 52 years, the IHOP family restaurant chain has served its world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages. IHOP offers its guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. The first IHOP opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. in 1958, and as of June 30, 2010, there were 1,476 IHOPs in 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

About St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital

St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital is Idaho’s only children’s hospital.  Each year the Hospital treats more than 50,000 children. The Hospital has Idaho’s largest and most experienced Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. To find out more visit www.stlukesonline.org/childrens_hospital

About The Author

Ken Dey served as Public Relations Coordinator at St. Luke's from 2008-2014.

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