Julie Shepherd was fiercely competitive and an exceptional athlete, but also radiated empathy and kindness to friends and strangers alike. In her short 17 years, her generosity touched the lives of many. On Tuesday Nov. 12, Julie’s friends and family joined staff from Benefis Health and LifeCenter Northwest to celebrate her life and honor the legacy […]Read More »
A future where no one dies on the organ transplant waiting list, high-quality tissue grafts are available to all in need, every donor and donor family is honored, and all employees are inspired and empowered to realize their highest potential in service of our mission. Learn more.
November 2019 LifeCenter Northwest Surgical Organ Recovery Specialist, Les Olson, has worked in organ donation for over 50 years. That’s right 50. Though he has served one of the longest tenures in the field, his service to protecting and saving lives began in 1963 when he joined the US Army as a paratrooper in the […]Read More »
October 2019 Thank you to the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations for sharing Kate’s story When Kate Kane was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2011, her doctor outlined the options for treatment. Kate’s doctor explained how each course of action would impact her options for reconstruction. Kate’s doctor raised the option of using […]Read More »