Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is hosting a toy drive for the Dr. Piper Center for Social Services at its bank branches. Each branch has a collection box in the lobby for participants to drop off donations through Friday, Dec. 15. Donations may be dropped off at the following Sanibel Captiva Community Bank branches:

  • Winkler Branch, 7040 Winkler Road, Fort Myers – 239-274-7400
  • College Branch, 7500 College Parkway, Fort Myers – 239-274-6200
  • Bridge Branch, 9311 College Parkway, Fort Myers – 239-274-6250
  • Downtown Branch, 1533 Hendry Street, Fort Myers – 239-274-6205
  • Gateway Branch, 11691 Gateway Boulevard, Fort Myers – 239-274-6210
  • McGregor Branch, 15975 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers – 239-210-7100
  • Main Office, 2406 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel – 239-472-6100

The toys collected will be distributed at the 108th Annual Dr. Piper Center Christmas Day Celebration. On Christmas morning, the Center will open its doors to more than 500 children from the Dunbar community and all over Lee County to “shop” for gifts in its version of Santa’s workshop.

The Center is accepting toys for children of all ages but is in particular need of items for pre-teens and teenagers, such as sports equipment, art supplies, board games, journals, gift cards, jewelry, purses, makeup, backpacks, hats and bikes. Items must be new and unwrapped.

The Dr. Piper Center, which has been carrying on the ideals of community service exemplified by Dr. Ella Piper, has been making a positive impact in the lives of frail elderly and children with special needs in the Fort Myers area for 48 years with the assistance of senior volunteers from the community. For more information about the Dr. Piper Center, visit or call 239-332-5346.

Founded in 2003, and celebrating its 20th anniversary, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has seven open locations throughout Lee County. A visual timeline of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s 20-year history is available at

On Sanibel, the Periwinkle Branch, located at 1019 Periwinkle Way, sustained considerable storm damage and is projected to reopen in early 2024. In Fort Myers, at the bank’s McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Blvd., staff is operating out of a temporary mobile banking unit due to major flood damage to the existing building.

The bank is nationally ranked in the top 2% best-performing community banks by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,400 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with more than $729 million in total assets, and generates one of the highest returns on equity of all Florida banks. The bank employs more than 100 employees, and more than 60% are current shareholders.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, instant issue debit cards and a full array of digital banking products and services, including mobile banking apps, CardHub, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit