National Nurses Week 2019: Thank you for making donation possible!

Nurses play a crucial role in the donation process. From identifying potential donors and contacting the organ procurement organization, to monitoring a donor’s organ function and assisting with the procurement process, deceased organ donation simply wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and dedication of the critical care nurses we work with in our partner […]

Montana Governor, Steve Bullock, honors organ donors at the capitol

On April 19, LifeCenter Northwest collaborated with the Governor’s office to present the Gift of Life Award to more than 30 organ donors who gave the gift of life in Montana in 2018. Donor families gathered at the Capitol Building in Helena with representatives from LifeCenter Northwest, the Governor’s Office of Community Service, and the […]

Governor Inslee honors organ donors with Gift of Life Award

On April 4, LifeCenter Northwest collaborated with the Governor’s office to present the Gift of Life Award to more than 120 organ donors who gave the gift of life in Washington state in 2018. Donor families gathered at the Capitol Building in Olympia with representatives from LifeCenter Northwest, Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank, and the Department […]

Full circle: A humanitarian who dedicated her life to giving back helps other in death

Family Joy When her daughter Meredith was born her mother Myrt Westphal couldn’t think of a more appropriate middle name than the feeling her child brought her, Joy.   “She was truly our family joy growing up,” says Myrt. Meredith Alexander grew up primarily in Virginia and Pennsylvania. She was an avid reader, loved scuba […]

Leaders in Donation: Tony McLean, Market President-South King Region, CHI Franciscan

In an effort to celebrate the successes and highlight the unique obstacles of our donation partners, we interviewed leaders from around our region to ask why donation is important to them, share what is unique about their region and what they enjoy most about living and working where they do. We are proud to feature […]