The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency is hosting the Caliente 5k Run for THEIR Lives on Saturday April 12, 2014 and KTDY is proud to be a sponsor. LOPA’s 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run will start at 8am at The Pool Shoppe and Sombreros Mexican Restaurant in Opelousas. Prizes include cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, male and female overall and 1st place winners for male and female Masters. The day will be full of fun, food, and entertainment. Register as a team or an individual at www.lopa.org.

This event is not just a Run/Walk, organ and tissue donors and their families will be honored and recipients who have received the Gift of Life will be celebrated.

Over 1,700 people in Louisiana are awaiting a life-saving organ transplant. LOPA’s mission is simple – help save lives through organ and tissue donation. The day will be full of fun, food, beverages and entertainment. For more information on donation or regarding our Caliente 5K, visit www.lopa.org.