Native American Heritage Month

Observed annually each November, Native American Heritage Month is a national recognition of the significant contributions Natives have made to the establishment and growth of the United States.  The observance began when Dr. Arthur C. Parker, member of the Seneca Nation and director of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Rochester, joined forces with the Boy Scouts of America […]

Celebrating National Donor Sabbath

Today marks the beginning of National Donor Sabbath, a three day recognition observed annually two weekends before Thanksgiving. As almost every religion in the United States fully supports organ, eye and tissue donation giving act of kindness, this observance is a national effort for all faiths to focus on the lifesaving and enhancing gifts passed to […]

Our Core Values: Why Service Matters

By Kevin O’Connor, President & CEO Three years ago, with the help of our governing board, we developed five core values for LifeCenter Northwest: integrity, respect, collaboration, service and courageous leadership. These five core values have guided our words and actions since then, with a clear and consistent focus on the main thing, which is […]