Friends and family gather in memory of organ donor, Deanna Carr

This coming January, LifeCenter Northwest will be honoring Virginia Mason organ donor, Deanna Carr, on the Donate Life America float in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade.  Each year the float is designed to highlight memorial “floragraph” portraits of organ, eye, and tissue donors. The floragraphs are made out of dried flowers, seeds, and other […]

Honoring Our Veterans

For us, Veterans Day is a time to honor the courage, sacrifice, and commitment of our nation’s veterans and military – those who have served, and those who continue to serve.  We would like to thank, and honor all our soldiers, both home and abroad, and those who are no longer with us for their bravery […]

National Donor Sabbath Observance

This weekend marks the annual observance of the National Donor Sabbath. This recognition occurs two weekends before Thanksgiving and includes three days of worship for most major religions practiced in the United States. It is time where faith leaders, donor families, transplant recipients, and donation and transplantation professionals participate in conversations, services, and programs to […]

Día de los Muertos: Staying connected to the loved one’s we’ve lost

The beginning of November marks an important time of the year for many families in our community. Day of the Dead, also known as Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that takes place on the first two days of November. Day of the Dead celebrates death and honors the lives of the decease […]