Published: Sep 20, 2010 4:54 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 20, 2010 10:53 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Starting Monday, September 20th through Friday Perkins Restaurants in Lee and Charlotte Counties will help support the United Way through "Dine to Donate".

10% of the customer's bill will be donated to the United Way when diners present the Dine to Donate coupon.

Coupons are available on the United Way website:, and at the United Way headquarters in Fort Myers at 7273 Concourse Drive.

"Perkins Restaurants are doing a wonderful thing by donating a portion of their proceeds to the United Way. Most of us eat out sometime during the week. Now, you can enjoy your meal and help the United Way at the same time", says Cliff Smith, President of the United Way of Lee County.

Last year, more than 300,000 people's lives were affected locally by United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades 72 partner agencies and 160 initiatives.

Eleven Perkins Restaurants are participating and are located in Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Fort Myers Beach, Bonita Springs and Port Charlotte.