Join Team LOPA for the 2019 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Great Strides event in Audubon Park!The walk, intended to raise awareness for disease and funds to research for a cure, is located in the park by the Magazine Street entrance. Check-in starts at 9:00 a.m. and the walk commences at 10:00 a.m.This a family fun event so feel free to bring the kids. LOPA will have an information table before and after the walk.0 VOLUNTEERS
Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest by volunteering for the Donate Life Louisiana booth in the expo. This is our 16th year at the festival. Our staff and volunteers work for all three days to help further public education on organ, tissue and eye donation along with helping new members join the registry. If you sign up to volunteer you will have the option of selecting shifts on any of the following days:July 5July 6July 7After you sign up, you will hear from a LOPA staff member with more event information.8 VOLUNTEERS
This month our volunteer GUMBO Gathering rolls into Lafayette to help support Organ Donor Awareness Weekend at the UL Girls Softball game on Friday April 5, 2019!We want YOU to join us as we cheer on the Cajuns and help provide education on organ, tissue and eye donation. While the game starts at 6 p.m., all donor families, recipients and those on the waiting list will be recognized on the field during the pre-game activities. Our GUMBO Gathering will take place during the game in the Stadium Club where snacks and drinks will be provided. We are very excited to gather all the Team LOPA Volu...0 VOLUNTEERS
NSU WELLNEST FEST in the Recreation Center is open to students, faculty and the public to offer health information and resources. Will provide free health screenings and vaccines on site.
Join us for an exciting new GUMBO Gathering coming to LOPA's Covington office on February 8th!We will be welcoming Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Jeffrey Marx, to host a workshop for our volunteers on how to tell your story. This event will be open to all Team LOPA Volunteers, so if you live outside of the New Orleans area, feel free to come and join us. 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Coffee and Networking10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Workshop "How To Tell Your Story"In 1986, at the age of 23, Jeffrey Marx became the youngest-ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. Then came other journ...0 VOLUNTEERS
The GUMBO Gathering series is rolling into Monroe on June 15th! On the menu, is a fun-filled meetup at the Fieldhouse Bar & Grill complete with delicious snacks and small plates as well as BINGO. We will start promptly at 11:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.RSVP now to join in and, don't forget the family is invited. Make sure you include how many people you plan to bring with you.*The GUMBO Gathering or Gain Understanding Make Better Opportunites, is a series of events that move around the state each month giving our volunteers the chance to meet and enjoy each others company, discuss new ideas...0 VOLUNTEERS
Donate Life and Walgreens are partnering to promote ECHO Donate Life and register new donors at various locations across the state on July 20th, 2019.The event will be held at 8 different Walgreen's Drug Store locations across Louisiana from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteer shifts are 3 hours each. To signup, click the VOLUNTEER button at the top of the page and select a shift for your desired time and location. You will receive an email with location details and the contact information for the LOPA staff member with whom you will be working. Multicultural communities are disproportionately...8 VOLUNTEERS