Deena Benjamin moves into Family Support Manager role

Deena Benjamin joined the LifeCenter Northwest team in 2004 as an Organ Recovery Coordinator. During her tenure at LCNW, Deena has worked closely with various departments and clinical teams in hospitals throughout the region. Her dedication to being a steward of the gift of life is unwavering, and her compassion for serving donor families continues to grow every day.  When asked where her […]

CHI Franciscan Health focuses on education and recognition at Donation Summit

Last fall, staff from across the CHI Franciscan Health system gathered at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma for the 2nd annual Donation Summit. The day was designed to educate, celebrate, and recognize the good work done by leadership and nurses regarding the lifesaving and healing process of organ, eye, and tissue donation.  The event was well attended as […]

Local hero honored at Pasadena Rose Parade

Since 2007, LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW) has honored an organ or tissue donor from our region on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float. This year, 98 individuals with a connection to organ, eye, and tissue donation proudly represented it’s theme, “Treasure Life’s Journey”. Honorees included: 24 transplant recipients who rode on the float, 16 living donors walking the parade route beside it, and 58 deceased organ, eye, and […]