Lee Memorial Blood Centers will hold the 6th annual "Fun in the Sun" blood drives at each of its hospitals this summer.
The next event will take place at:
Cape Coral Hospital in the Auxiliary Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 25, from 9 a.m. 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 26, from 7 a.m. 4 p.m.
Donors will receive a fun, summer-themed T-shirt, discount coupons, refreshments and be eligible for chance drawings for door prizes that include: Regal Cinema movie passes, $50 Publix gift cards, Sandy Hook gift certificate, gifts from Belks, two tickets to Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Cinderella or Grease performance, and much more.
The requirements to give blood are:
Age: At least 17 years old (16 with written parental consent) and in good general health. There is no upper age limit. Weight: Minimum of 115 pounds.
Identification: Must provide photo I.D. with date of birth.
Food: Eat a good meal before giving and drink plenty of fluids. Medications: Many medications such as insulin, blood pressure, thyroid, cholesterol, aspirin, antidepressants, and hormone replacement do not necessarily prevent someone from giving blood
Support your community and the patients we serve by being or becoming a blood donor! For more information and future dates and locations, please call 239-343-2333.
Source: Lee Memorial Health System