LifeCenter Norhwest takes this time of giving to honor the courageous act of organ and tissue donation

During the holiday season we traditionally focus on the people and blessings for which we are grateful. LifeCenter Norhwest takes this time to honor the courageous act of organ and tissue donation and the ultimate gift of life that has saved and healed so many. This season of giving, we would like to take the […]

LifeCenter Northwest celebrates National Donor Sabbath

Each year LifeCenter Northwest celebrates National Donor Sabbath, an annually recognition observed two weekends prior to Thanksgiving. The three day recognition will be celebrated November 10-12 this year. All major religions in the United States support the decision to donate, seeing it as an act of love, charity, and generosity. For many who register as […]

LifeCenter Northwest connects donor family and heart recipient 30 years later

It’s never too late to say, “thank you,” even if that gratitude arrives decades later. In late April, LifeCenter Northwest received a small unassuming card in the mail. “This note is a long time in coming, but has been on my heart for a long time.” Thirty years to be exact. The note was from […]

LifeSaver Series: Leah Priestaf and Sarah Hewitt, Harborview Medical Center

At LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW), 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. These partnerships literally make donation possible. We established the LifeCenter Northwest LifeSaver Award, presented monthly, to honor those who demonstrate a commitment to […]

LifeCenter Northwest President & CEO, Kevin O’Connor, co-authors study in upcoming Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN)

A new study just released indicates that many donated organs that are discarded might be suitable for transplantation if certain steps are taken to limit damage following donation. The findings appear in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. LifeCenter Northwest’s President & CEO and study co-author, Kevin O’Connor states, “In summary, there is […]