Eye Donation Month 2019

 

Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a State Proclamation in honor of Eye Donation Month! Click here to view the proclamation.

Are you interested in participating in Southern Eye Bank’s activities in the community and our hospitals? Here are some of our upcoming events in the New Orleans and Lafayette/Lake Charles areas:

New Orleans:

  • Monday, November 4 from 11:30am-2:30pm
    • University Medical Center Eye Donation Month Donor Drive
    • 2000 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Cafeteria)
  • Thursday, November 7 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Strikes for Sight
    • Rock n Bowl – 3016 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Friday, November 8 from 11:00am-1:30pm
    • West Jefferson Medical Center Eye Donation Month Donor Drive
    • 1101 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072(Cafeteria)
  • Saturday, November 9 at 5:00pm
    • Donor Sabbath Celebration
    • First United Methodist Church – 6109 LA-311, Houma, LA 70360
  • Monday, November 11 from 9:00am-1:00pm  
    • Ochsner Medical Center Eye Donation Month Donor Drive
    • Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121 (corridor by PJs)
  • Tuesday, November 12 at 9:00am  
    • Celebration in the Oaks Tree Decorating – come help decorate the Christmas tree!
    • Storyland at City Park – 5 Victory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Thursday, November 14 from 11:00am-2:00pm
    • North Oaks Medical System Eye Donation Month Donor Drive
    • 15790 Medical Center Dr, Hammond, LA 70403 (cafeteria)
  • Monday, November 18 at 5:00pm
    • North Oaks Medical System Tree of Life Celebration
    • 15790 Medical Center Dr, Hammond, LA 70403 (surgery tower)
  • Tuesday, December 3 at 1pm
    • Donate Life Rose Parade Float dedication to a local hero
    • 2000 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 (UMC NO main lobby)
  • Tuesday, December 3 at 2:30pm
    • Tree of Heroes Celebration in front lobby close to the ER
    • Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121

 

Lafayette/Lake Charles:

  • Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00pm
    • Candlelight Ceremony at Lafayette General Medical Center
    • Sponsored by LGMC, Lafayette General Foundation, Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency and Southern Eye Bank
    • Honoring donors from the hospital and celebrating the season of hope for the donor families.
  • Tuesday, November 12 from 7:00am-Noon
    • Donor Drive at Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Thursday, November 21 at 5:00pm
    • Recognizing Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office for its outstanding support of organ, eye, and tissue donation with a Heart of Donation Certificate.  The presentation will be made at the Police Jury Meeting in Lake Charles.
  • Tuesday, November 26 at 11:00am
    • Every “Body” is a Super Hero program presented by SEB and LOPA for the Lake Charles Children’s Museum
  • Sunday, December 1 at 2:00pm
    • Tree of Life Celebration at Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Thursday, December 5 at 10:00am
    • Tree of Life Celebration and Donor Drive at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

 


State of Louisiana Eye Donation Month Proclamation John Bel Edwards