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Royal Oak IHOP Bustling With Free Pancake Offer

It's National Pancake Day at all 10 Metro Detroit locations to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Has voting left you famished?

Breakfast is on the house until 10 p.m. at any location across Metro Detroit for National Pancake Day.

In Royal Oak the IHOP is located at 29202 Woodward Ave., just north of 12 Mile Road.

A short stack of the national chain restaurant's signature flapjacks are free today as part of the 7th annual fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. All that's requested is that guests consider making a donation to the effort, which focuses on helping children suffering from a multitude of ailments.

in Royal Oak is one of four Michigan hospitals and among 170 nationwide in the network.

“Children's Miracle Network comes to Beaumont Children's Hospital to provide more than $3-million in funding every year," said Tom McGannon, Associate Vice President of Development for the Beaumont Foundation, according to wxyz.com. "We have 50,000 kids that we help directly every year."

More than $2.5 million was raised last year. Affiliates with Beaumont will also be visiting local restaurants and providing more information about the cause, officials said.

"I'm here to show my support for the Miracle Network," said Constance Sears. She visited the Royal Oak restaurant this morning and noted the number of donations for the cause is overwhelming. More than 3100 donations had been given by 11:00 a.m.

To find another IHOP or make a donation online, visit IHOP's website.

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