Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Often, donated skin and tissue is used for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, and we are taking this opportunity to spread the word about Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 17. U.S. breast cancer statistics show that roughly one in eight women in our nation will develop breast cancer during […]

LifeCenter Northwest hosts national CryoLife surgeon education workshop

This fall, LifeCenter Northwest proudly hosted a surgeon education workshop along with our tissue processing partner, CryoLife. The seminar included 12 cardiac surgeons from around the nation. CryoLife is “a global provider of life restoring technologies” that works to restore both the health and quality of life of patients through a wide range of innovative […]

Leaders in Donation, Jennifer James, Manager Chaplain Services, Kootenai Health

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 and what they enjoy most about living and working where they do.  We are proud to feature Jennifer James, Manager Chaplain Services, Kootenai Health, […]

LifeCenter Northwest celebrates National DMV Appreciation Week 2018

Monday, September 24 through Friday, September 28 is National DMV Appreciation Week! LifeCenter Northwest would like to thank our Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) and Montana Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) and all Driver’s License Partners for their continued dedication to helping us save lives every day through organ, eye, and tissue donation. DMVs are the primary source of donor […]

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

What is National Hispanic Heritage Month? Observed annually from September 15-October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the histories and cultures of American citizens’ ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Hispanics and Latino Americans in the United States have positively influenced multicultural communities nationwide through their service, traditions, and inventions […]