The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) is an independent, not-for-profit organ and tissue recovery agency. LOPA's Core Purpose is Making Life Happen. We save and heal lives through organ and tissue donation.
Such a sweet, loving boy! Jarrius "Little JJ" Robertson, whose waiting for a life-saving liver… https://t.co/bVpXygsWFx
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Such a sweet, loving boy! Jarrius "Little JJ" Robertson, whose waiting for a life-saving liver transplant, paused for a photo with LOPA Community Educator Cheryl. He was at Ochsner working to spread the word about the need for more people to register as organ, eye and tissue donors! "It Takes Lives To Save Lives" www.donatelifela.org @ochsnerhealth @ochsner_transplant #donatelife
Today is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, and you can take part by learning more about how tissue donors are helping breast reconstruction patients.
Listen to episode 17 of The Gifted Life Podcast! Starting at about 6 mins into the episode, you will hear great information about how generously donated tissue is used to help heal lives affected by breast cancer. lopa.org/podcast or subscribe on your favorite podcast app
Also, read this great blog from AOPO's website: http://www.aopo.org/how-donated-tissue-can-help-someone-in-breast-reconstruction/
Great information available at your fingertips! #BRAday #podcast #donatelife
Episode 41 is now available. Visit the link below to see all the corresponding videos with this episode!
Show Notes: Episode 41 of The Gifted Life Podcast is a flashback episode where you get to hear more from participants at the 2016 Transplant Games of America. Lori introduces us to 3 team members from Team Australia. DonateLife Hear about Team Australia’s trip to America and how the games differ from the games in their country! We also hear from a cornea recipient, Bree. It’s her first trip to the games. Lori catches up with the Transplant House of Cleveland to learn about their work bringing comfort to recipients and their families. Recipient Toni details what it felt like to win a silver medal and it’s all because someone said YES to organ, eye & tissue donation. The Gifted Life Podcast team also talks to Michael, a previous podcast guest from episode 28. He is a heart recipient and competitor who is living life to the fullest 25 years after his transplant. Our hosts honor Hero Byron “Beau” McDowell by reading a submission from his devoted wife and answer a question about blood types and donation. All these remarkable stories and more on episode 41 of The Gifted Life Podcast. #podcast #DonateLife
Congrats to DLL state partner, LOPA, for their placement as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare from Modern Healthcare! #8 in the Nation!! Doing the absolute Best to Make Life Happen in Louisiana. #DonateLife