LifeSaver Series: Gil Gonzales, Swedish Cherry Hill

At LifeCenter Northwest, collaborating with local hospitals, medical centers and medical professionals is an essential part of fulfilling our mission of working together to save lives through organ and tissue donation. We established the LifeCenter Northwest LifeSaver Award, presented monthly, to honor those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and/or culture through their […]

Hospital Highlight: Carol Bensen, Chief Nursing Officer, St. Patrick Hospital

The medical professionals we work with every day have a significant and direct influence on donation outcomes. The hard work and dedication our clinical partners give to each patient and family is inspiring. Just as the geography and demographics of our vast service area differ from place to place, so does the donation experience. In […]

February 14th: LifeCenter Northwest celebrates National Donor Day and Valentines Day

Though February 14 is most well-known for displaying acts of love through Valentines, but something most people are not aware of is the day’s recognition for another matter of the heart…or kidneys, liver, lungs, tissue, or corneas. In addition to celebrating love, the 14th of February also celebrates those who have given the gift of […]

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 […]