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CLECO donates to LOPA's mission of “Making Life Happen”

Posted at 4:03 PM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 17:03:17-04

On Monday, Cleco donated to Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) to support their core purpose of “Making Life Happen” through organ and tissue donation.

CLECO donated $15,000 to LOPA, a nonprofit organ and tissue recovery agency established in 1988.

“We’re happy to have support from Cleco,” said Kelly Ranum, CEO of LOPA. “Our Donor Care Center is one of only 10 in the nation and gives us the ability to uniquely serve our community and maximize the gifts from our organ and tissue donors.”

LOPA is federally designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid as the organ procurement organization for Louisiana, responsible for housing and maintaining the state’s donor registry.

“Cleco’s donation will help fund LOPA’s life-saving work and their efforts to continue growing Louisiana’s organ and tissue donor registry,” said Scott Biggers, Cleco manager of origination and retail retention.