Burn Awareness Week: The gift of tissue donation gives australian athlete a second chance at life

National Burn Awareness Week is observed annually the first full week in February, and it is designed to provide an opportunity for burn and fire safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in their community. More than 450,000 burn injuries requiring medical treatment occur in the United States every year. Even […]

LifeCenter Northwest saves more lives than ever before in 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW) has achieved major milestones for both the number of organ donors and organs transplanted. As a direct result, more transplant recipients than ever before were given a second chance at life and more families found solace in their grief knowing their loved one left behind a legacy […]

A touching letter written by donor daughter Jennipher Lorber to her mother’s recipients.

One of the most gratifying parts of our job is the opportunity to connect donor families with their loved ones recipients. Those who make the decision to reach out are opening up in a very personal way, so correspondence typically begins with anonymous letters sent through LifeCenter Northwest and a social worker at the recipient’s […]

Harborview Medical Center nurses visit LifeCenter Northwest for Donation Leaders Training

On November 15, 2017, LifeCenter Northwest hosted 30 critical care nurses from Harborview Medical Center (HMC) at LCNW’s home office in Bellevue, WA for an all-day Donation Leaders Training. This interactive training is designed to empower unit leaders to provide real-time education around donation and take a collaborative approach to improved donation processes. This was […]

2018 Rose Parade Recap

Over the New Year’s holiday, LifeCenter Northwest accompanied Mill Creek donor mom, Vicki Moore, to the Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA to celebrate her son, Parker Lang, on the Donate Life Float. Parker became a donor at Providence Regional Medical Center in March 2016 and saved the lives of five individuals through the donation of […]