The community is invited to give blood in honor of Leon “Lee” Garfat at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in his name Wednesday, November 15, 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Genesis Health Presidential Center in Marion.
Lee was born six weeks early June 3, 2014. He experienced many complications. He received a bone marrow transplant at 6 months old and received blood during the procedure. He has fought for his life since the minute he was born and has proved he is a true hero.
The Genesis Health Presidential Center, where blood donations in honor of Lee can be made, is located at 524 James Way in Marion.