Rapides Regional Hosts Organ Donation Program

organdonation1It’s one of the hardest decisions made by family members.

But, the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency is trying to get the word out. The program presented this morning at Rapides Regional to connect members of LOPA and the coroner’s office hopes to encourage organ donation.

organdonation2The group is trying to explain the procedure for an organ transplant, how the decision is made, and what happens at each stage of the process. LOPA representatives say it’s not easy, but it’s the gift of life.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/19/14