‘Paula is my hero’; grateful kidney recipient meets family of woman who gave him gift of life

Paula Williams was a strong and independent woman. Paula did nothing but her best job on any task given to her. Paula grew up in a poor family and as an adult took great pride in the life she worked hard to create for her family. Anything that had her name on it was done […]

LifeSaver Series: Dr. Shari Peach, St. Patrick Hospital

Each month LifeCenter Northwest presents a Lifesaver Award to honor and recognize someone who has demonstrated a commitment to improving donation outcomes and culture through their actions, time, and energy. We are proud to announce Dr. Shari Peach, St Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana, as our August LifeSaver Award winner. There are several examples of […]

Guest Speaker and Tissue Recipient Jason Schecterle visits LifeCenter Northwest

Earlier this summer, our staff welcomed guest speaker and tissue recipient, Jason Schecterle to our office headquarters in Bellevue, Washington. Jason’s message of hope and resilience in the face of tragedy was an inspiration to everyone in the room. On March 26, 2001, Phoenix Police Officer Jason Schecterle was struck from behind in his patrol […]

Benefis Health System donor to be honored on Donate Life Float at Rose Parade

Each year, LifeCenter Northwest selects a donor from our service area to be honored on the Donate Life Float at the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. We are joined by organizations from across the nation in sponsoring donor families, living donors, and transplant recipients to attend the parade, connect with others touched by donation, and […]

Bellevue Donation Celebration wraps up summer gatherings

Each year, those who have been touched by organ, cornea, and tissue donation in Western Washington gather to celebrate the gift of life and remember those who gave to others. The annual Donation Celebration is hosted collaboratively by LifeCenter Northwest, the local organ procurement organization, and SightLife, the local cornea recovery organization. This year’s event […]