Donations will go to the nearest local hospital within the Children's Miracle Network in the area in which an IHOP is based.
fund-raising goal for this year is $1.75 million. Last year, its National Pancake Day fund-raising program generated nearly $1.5 million for children's charities, and 2.5 million free pancakes were
served. Since the annual event's inception in 2006, IHOP has raised more than $3.25 million and given away more than 6.1 million pancakes to support charities in the communities in which it