Published: Nov 04, 2010 2:48 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 04, 2010 11:48 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There are an estimated 3,400 homeless people in Lee County.  On November 9, 2010 the Lee County Board of Commissioners will declare November 14-20 as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

You can support the cause by attending the 6th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction on November 8 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre at 1380 Colonial Blvd., in Fort Myers.  Tickets are $35 a person.  Call (239) 322-6600 for more information or go to http://www.leehomeless.org/.