National Pancake Day 2014

Miss California on National Pancake Day (1)

Miss California Crystal Lee with a short stack and bacon.

Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee (aka Miss America 2014 First Runner-Up) made two appearances at two Bay Area IHOP locations, one in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and the other in South San Francisco near SFO. Crystal spent her time at these locations greeting customers at the door, meeting with customers at their tables, and thanked those that made contributions. Crystal even ate a pancake at the San Francisco location.

Photo of Miss California digging in from her Facebook Fan Page.

Photo of Miss California with a pancake mountain from her Facebook Fan Page.

About National Pancake Day

Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP restaurants have raised $13 million to support charities in the communities in which they operate. On March 4, 2014, guests from around the country will once again celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities.

Miss California Crystal Lee with IHOP staff members.

Miss California Crystal Lee with IHOP staff members.

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

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


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