10th Annual Pancake Palooza


Thank you for attending and participating in the 2023 Pancake Palooza. Your support is critical in supporting the many services we provide to those who are experiencing homelessness.

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE......And the Winners are.........

Mark McDaniel and Sister Pat Newhouse both retain their respective titles. Mark will retain the "Short Stacks for a Tall Cause" Trophy raising more than $59,000. Sister Pat Newhouse is the People's Champion raising more than $24,413.23, and having more than 220 donors support her. We want to thank all of our Star Servers who raised a combined total of over $80,000.00! You are amazing!

Thank you to all of our Star Servers:
  • Mark McDaniel
  • Sister Pat Newhouse
  • Jim Patterson
  • "Scary" Terry Stevens
  • Kyle Melinn
  • Chris Tyler
  • Nick Chase
Thank you to the Capital City Cycling Club (Cinnaire Cycling Team) for continuing to support our work.

Your support of Haven House wil allow us to continue to serve families in our community who are experiencing homelessness by providing basic needs, shelter, and and training. A BIG THANK YOU!

Without you, our Donors, we would not be able to provide these services. Thank you to all of our donors who participated online and during the event. We appreciate your support.

Please give our Sponsors a round of Applause. This event was generously sponsored by many individuals and organizations including Jackson, our title sponsor. Thank you for your support!
People’s Champion Sponsor


Crowd Pleaser Sponsors
  • Lake Trust Foundation (on behalf of Rick and Brenda Laber)
  • MHT Housing, Inc.

Challenge Sponsors
  • Multifamily Coalition for Affordable Housing
  • The Jesus Fund
  • Todd Hilsee Foundation

Mixing Bowl Sponsors
  • Chesapeake Community Advisors, Inc
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Clark Hill, PLC
  • Joseph Caringella
  • Ethan Davies
  • Amin Irving
  • Keith Pfeifle & Maner Costerisan
  • Pete & Cathy Schroder
  • Marvin Veltkamp

Special Ingredient Sponsors
  • Albie's Food, LLC
  • Knights of Columbus, Okemos - St. Martha Council
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Kevin Crawley
  • Wendall Johns
  • Thomas Lapka
  • Brett Oumedian
  • Nathan Rykse
  • Donna Sargent
  • James Stephen
  • Deborah Toby
  • Tri Star Trust
  • TSL Associates
  • Lucius Vassar
  • Linda Yudasz
Pancake Palooza will be back in 2024! So, save the date - February 24, 2024!

If you are interested in being a Star Server or Sponsor in 2024, please contact Terry Langston, Development Consultant, tlangston@havenhouseel.org or via phone, (517) 494-0084.