LifeCenter Northwest surpasses major milestones, saves more lives in 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW) – the federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving Alaska, Montana, North Idaho, and Washington, has surpassed records set for both organ and tissue donors, resulting in more lives saved and improved than ever before. Working in close collaboration with hospital partners and local transplant centers, […]

LifeSaver Series: Diane King, Providence St. Peter Hospital-Olympia, WA

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 improving […]

Twenty-two years later, Italians still keep a little American boy in their hearts.

By Donor Father, Reg Green A few weeks ago an emotional email arrived from southern Italy from people we had never met. They are the Santangelo family, who — after our seven-year old son Nicholas was shot in an attempted carjacking in southern Italy and his organs and corneas donated to seven Italians — had […]

LCNW starts new year with new position, and continued dedication to mission

As we begin the New Year, we reflect on the meaningful progress LifeCenter Northwest made in 2016, and years prior, that gives us confidence and encouragement that we will continue to improve and save and heal more lives than ever before in 2017. Since 2010, LCNW has seen a 51% increase in organ donors and […]