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 […]

LifeCenter Northwest staff attend glassybaby event to celebrate life of organ donor Hayley Storm McCutcheon

On October 2, LifeCenter Northwest staff attended an event at the glassybaby store in Bellevue, WA, in celebration of the life of Hayley Storm McCutcheon. The event introduced the Hayley glassybaby, created to honor Hayley Storm McCutcheon, who passed away suddenly in July and graciously gave the gift of life through organ donation. Hayley was a […]