Interfaith Charities of South Lee will host its ninth annual fundraising dinner and dessert auction from 6-9 p.m. on April 4 at The Club at Grandezza in Estero. The event raises funds to help stock the organization’s food pantry and address the rising needs of families in Estero and San Carlos Park. The focal point of the evening, a dessert auction, features confections from Mikkelsen’s Pastry Shop, along with desserts handcrafted by executive pastry chefs at Shadow Wood Country Club, Vi Bentley Village, and other Southwest Florida culinary destinations. Stacey Deffenbaugh, NBC2 Alert Center anchor, will emcee the event for a third year. Individual and group tickets are available here. Cost is $100 per person and includes a dinner buffet, silent auction and the live dessert auction called by auctioneer Rick Gallo