Bailey's General Store and the Lee Memorial Blood Centers have teamed up to help combat July blood shortages. Bailey's General Store will be hosting the Lee Memorial Bloodmobile unit in a "2X1" Pint for a Pint Blood Drive on Friday, July 5, at their location at 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel FL 33957. The drive will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
Those who donate a pint of blood will receive two pints of Queenie's Real Homemade Ice Cream, free T-Shirt and vital health checks at no cost. You will be checked for the following:
Hemoglobin (iron level)
At Lee Memorial Health System, donated blood goes to help save the lives of patients at community-owned hospitals: Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, Children's Hospital of SW Florida, Gulf Coast Medical Center and Cape Coral Hospital. In addition to the five hospitals, our blood center also services the Level II Trauma Center at Lee Memorial Hospital and the new Regional Cancer Center at the Sanctuary.
To donate blood you must:
Weigh at least 115 pounds.
Be at least 17 years old, 16 years old with parental consent
Be in general good health -no colds, flu, sore throat, etc.
Photo 10, with DOB, if new donor.