Leaders in Donation: Dr. David Lechner, Chief Medical Officer, Community Medical Center

In an effort to celebrate the successes and highlight the unique obstacles of our donation partners, we interviewed leadership from around our region to ask why donation is important to them, share what is unique about their region and what they enjoy most about living and working where they do.  We are proud to feature […]

Southwest Airlines flight turnaround and information about the transportation of organs

In response to the recent news story about a Southwest Airlines flight turned around mid-flight in order to return a human heart to Seattle, we’d like to provide some information around the organ donation process and transportation of organs, particularly those intended for transplant. We’d like to clarify that LifeCenter Northwest was not involved with […]

Tacoma mother honors organ donors during Give Thanks, Give Life

This December, Roselyn Knox joins thousands of others who have been touched by organ donation and transplantation to thank and honor donors during our year-end Give Thanks, Give Life campaign. Roselyn’s daughter Marie suffered from health problems throughout her life, including pancreatitis, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Early last year, as her health took a severe […]

Give Thanks, Give Life Campaign Honors Organ Donor: Derrick Gould

This November and December, LifeCenter Northwest honor organ and tissue donors as part of an end of year initiative titled “Give Thanks, Give Life.” In addition, LifeCenter Northwest extends their own thanks to the many hospitals, physicians, and medical professionals who work tirelessly to give so many a second chance at life. “During this time of […]