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.
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#WeLoveOurClinicians🙌🏻 Special thanks to leaders with Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital for making donation ‘center stage’ at today’s Pediatric Critical Care Conference in Baton Rouge. Emily (HERO Ava Grace’s mom) teamed with Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, Ochsner Medical Center’s Transplant Coordinators & Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital to share the power of donation.
Emily, a nurse, shared that though Ava Grace’s death was tragic...donation continues to give her hope. ❤️. Emily was joined by Ava Grace’s big sis & Ava Grace’s grandparents - a family dedicated to #MakingLifeHappen & #SavingMoreLives in honor of sweet HERO Ava Grace. 💙💚 #DonateLife
Nearly 60% of patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant are from multicultural communities. Donate Life ECHO gives a national voice and spotlight to the experience, need and stories of donation & transplantation in multicultural communities. Join the #DonateLifeECHO Register as an organ, eye and tissue donor at www.donatelifela.org #DonateLife #DoneVida
Check out our first Spanish episode of The Gifted Life Podcast! www.lopa.org/play or visit thegiftedlife.org to find links to your favorite podcast app. #DonateLifeECHO #Donevida #DonateLife
Show Notes: On this episode of The Gifted Life Podcast, we are offering an overview of organ, eye and tissue donation facts all in Spanish to celebrate Donate Life ECHO, the national two-week outreach campaign honor multicultural communities. We invite donation and transplantation professionals, Ana Hands of Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute, Susanna Ruddock of Southern Eye Bank and Maria Ospittia of LOPA to a lively discussion about the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation and the donor registry. They discuss the facts in Spanish, and honor Hero, Flora Molina. The Gifted Life Podcast team ECHOs their passion, Every Community Has Opportunity – the opportunity to save and heal lives, on episode 86.
Please note: The Spanish part of episode 86 begins at the 2 minute mark.
Also, LOPA’s website now features an option to view all pages in Spanish and 11 other languages. Please check out the ‘select language’ drop down menu at the top of each page of our website.
En este episodio de The Gifted Life Podcast, ofrecemos una descripción general de los hechos sobre la donación de órganos, ojos y tejidos, todo en español, para celebrar Donate Life ECHO (En toda Comunidad Hay Oportunidad) una campaña nacional de divulgación de dos semanas para honrar a las comunidades multiculturales. Invitamos a los profesionales de donación y trasplante, Ana Hands de Ochsner Multi-Transplant Institute, Susanna Ruddock de Southern Eye Bank y Maria Ospittia de LOPA a una animada discusión sobre la importancia de registrarse como donante de órganos, ojos y tejidos. Discuten los hechos en español y honran a la héroe, Flora Molina. El equipo de The Gifted Life Podcast hace eco su a pasion En toda Comunidad Hay Oportunidad - la oportunidad de salvar y sanar vidas, en el episodio 86.
Tenga en cuenta: La parte en español del episodio 86 comienza en la marca de 2 minutos. #podcast
#UtahBoundSoon💙💚 Sweet pup *Teddy Oliver Lipsey* already knows how important donation is! His human - recipient Wendy Haspel Lipsey - tells him all about it! Teddy knows Wendy will soon be traveling to Utah as part of Team Louisiana - Transplant Games of America! As you can see, this pair is pretty excited about it! 🙌🏻 #TheGiftedLife podcast crew will be traveling to Utah in August, too! #TGL #podcast crew will be sharing these inspiring stories of thriving & surviving post transplant while honoring HEROES who make it possible ❤️ #GoldMedalWinner2016
Excited to be a part of Ochsner’s new nurse orientation and share how everyone can be a part of ‘making life happen’! Thanks to this great crew! #DonateLife