Donate Life Louisiana ECHO at Walgreens
A volunteering campaign for LOPA.
About This Campaign
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 in need of lifesaving organ transplants – especially kidneys. Currently, 58 percent of the U.S. transplant waiting list is comprised of multicultural patients. Donate Life America (DLA) and the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT) created ECHO Donate Life to focus on the importance of donation and transplantation in multicultural communities.
Location / Venue
- Jul 20, 2019 09:00 am to
- Jul 20, 2019 03:00 pm
Campaign to Support LOPA
Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) was established on April 1, 1988 as an independent, not-for-profit organ and tissue recovery agency. LOPA is federally designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid as the organ procurement organization (OPO) responsible for servicing the state of Louisiana. LOPA is tasked with two main objectives; housing and maintaining the Louisiana Donor Registry, and recovering organs and tissue for transplant. LOPA partners with professionals throughout the state, including eye banks and all hospitals within Louisiana, to accomplish its life saving and enhancing goals. Education is key to this process, and our staff offers a variety of educational opportunities for the public and professionals within our state.