In just a couple weeks one of the biggest events of the year will be held to raise awareness to homelessness around the Ohio Valley.
On Friday officials with Youth Service Systems and other community members gathered at Red Lobster in St. Clairvsille to discuss this year's Wheeling SleepOut.
The Wheeling SleepOut was created last year as a way to raise community awareness and money to help youth runaway's and homelessness.
This year's Wheeling SleepOut will be held on the soccer field at Wheeling Jesuit University on November 9th.
The 2011 SleepOut raised over $27,000 for YSS.
WTRF is a proud sponsor of this event.
For more information on the Wheeling SleepOut or to make an early donation, you can check it out on wheelingsleepout.org.