​Free Pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday, March 8 to Support Children’s Specialized Hospital

February 22, 2016

On Tuesday, March 8, New Jersey IHOP restaurants will once again offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day. This family-friendly tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Children’s Specialized Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

For every short stack of buttermilk pancakes served on National Pancake Day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., IHOP guests are invited to make a voluntary donation to Children’s Specialized Hospital to celebrate this “Decade of Giving.” Since 2006, IHOP National Pancake Day has raised approximately $15 million to provide life-saving treatment, programs and medical equipment for child patients — including the 27,000 children treated annually at Children’s Specialized Hospital.

In the weeks leading up to National Pancake Day, participating IHOP restaurants will also sell “Miracle Balloons” for $1 and $5 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The balloons will be available through National Pancake Day, and all proceeds will go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Guests who purchase a $5 Miracle Balloon will receive a $5 discount coupon that can be used during their next dining visit.

For more information, to find a local IHOP or to make an online donation to Children’s Specialized Hospital, visit www.IHOPpancakeday.com.

Stop in at the following IHOP locations on Tuesday, March 8 to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital:

542 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ

1129 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ

304 Wootton Street, Boonton, NJ

1759 Route 88, Brick, NJ

680 Route 3 West, Clifton, NJ

766 Route 18 North, East Brunswick, NJ

50 Parsonage Road, Edison, NJ

465 N. Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ

650-672 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, NJ

141-147 N. Dean Street, Englewood, NJ

37-13 Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ

3077 Route 27, Franklin Park, NJ

200 Mountain Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ

111 Route 17 South, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

260 Route 206 South, Hillsborough, NJ

4731 Route 9, Howell, NJ

1212 Springfield Avenue, Irvington, NJ

700 Route 440, Jersey City, NJ

810 US Highway 46, Kenvil, NJ

106 Route 36, Keyport, NJ

297 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ

12 Route 9 North, Morganville, NJ

2200 State Route 66, Neptune, NJ

109 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ

1120 US Hwy 22, North Plainfield, NJ

792 Route 46 West, Parsippany, NJ

301 Main Street, Paterson, NJ

1340 Centennial Ave, Piscataway, NJ

475 Route 17 South, Ramsey, NJ

900 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ

610 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ

941 Route 37 W #6, Toms River, NJ

178 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ

360 Route 46, Totowa, NJ

2500 Route 22 E, Union, NJ

3196A Kennedy Blvd, Union City, NJ


Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At thirteen different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.  To help, or find more information: call 888-CHILDRENS; visit www.childrens-specialized.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/childrensspecialized; Twitter: www.twitter.com/childrensspecnj; YouTube: www.youtube.com/cshnj; LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/children's-specialized-hospital


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 — including all those made on IHOP National Pancake Day — 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 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, and learn about your member hospital at CMNHospitals.org.