Family of Donor Hero Charlie Elam to be Honored at Flag Raising Ceremony

April 29, 2021

JACKSON—The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) and Entergy Mississippi will host a flag raising ceremony in honor of longtime Entergy Mississippi employee Charlie Elam who became an organ, eye, and tissue donor in 2020. April is National Donate Life Month- a month dedicated to raising awareness of the need for organ, eye, and tissue donation and celebrating the lives of those impacted by the Gift of Life through donation and transplantation.

WHAT:            Flag Raising Ceremony

WHO:              Family of donor hero Charlie Elam, Entergy Mississippi, and MORA

WHEN:            April 30, 2021 at 8 a.m.

WHERE:         MORA, 4400 Lakeland Dr., Flowood, MS 39232

More than 1,400 Mississippians are on the waiting list for a life-saving transplant. One organ donor has the potential to save 8 lives and one tissue donor has the potential to heal and save the lives of more than 75 people.

Register to become an organ, eye, and tissue donor at

For more information contact:

Lacey Kuhn

Marketing Coordinator

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency

(601) 259-5487