ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION
SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
SIGN OUR GUESTBOOK
BECOME A MEMBER
WHO IS THE LATINO ORGANIZATION FOR LIVER AWARENESS (LOLA)?
L.O.L.A. is the first national, bilingual/bicultural voluntary organization dedicated to raising awareness, prevention, education and treatment referral services to the Latino\American community and other underserved populations who suffer from liver disease in the United States.
L.O.L.A. provides culturally appropriate counseling information on liver transplantation and encourages the promotion of organ donation within the Latino\American community.
WHO ARE THE MEMBERS?
L.O.L.A. has been in existence since 1994 and presently its members are supporters and patients from Latino\American communities.
WHAT SERVICES DOES LOLA PROVIDE?
- Brings information on liver diseases, liver transplants and organ and tissue
- donation to Spanish-speaking patients, their families and the general public
- through radio, television, printed materials, videos, presentations and
- educational programs.
- Refer patients to medical professionals and/ or treatment centers for
- screening, treatment or transplant evaluation.
- Assist physicians and other health professionals in educating their patients
- with diagnosis, treatment, prevention of liver diseases and transplantation.
- Encourages organ and tissue donation within the Latino and American
- Provides support groups for liver disease, pre/post transplant patients and
- their families.
- Conducts educational presentation within the correctional facilities to stress
- the importance Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), prevention, treatment, options and
- Conducts Public Education HCV Campaign(s).
- Provides bilingual quarterly newsletters.
HOW IS IT FUNDED?
L.O.L.A. is a nonprofit organization and is supported by grant availability, private/corporate contributions, fundraising events and individuals like you.