Dedication Garden honors donors, families, recipients, and waiting list candidates on Rose Parade Float

Each year, the Donate Life Rose Parade® float honors organ, eye, and tissue donors from across the country and inspires people to save and heal lives. An integral part of the float design includes a Rose Dedication Garden. The garden is made up of personalized messages of love, hope, and remembrance. The messages are attached […]

Organ donors save a record number of lives through donation and transplantation

September 2019 119 organs, including 53 kidneys, were provided for transplant in August thanks to the generosity of organ donors across Alaska, Montana, North Idaho, and Washington Continuing a seven-year upward growth trajectory of life-saving milestones, August saw 35 organ donors, 119 organs donated for transplant of which 53 were kidneys, the most of any […]

LifeSaver Series: ICU Team, Astria Regional Medical Center

Each month LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW) establishes a Lifesaver Award. This award honors and recognizes those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and culture through their actions, time, and energy. We are proud to honor the ICU team from Astria Regional Medical Center.   During a recent organ donation case, the Astria ICU team […]

10 years later, a grateful heart recipient honors his donor and continues to celebrate a new lease on life

September 2019 The “widow-maker” Life was pretty good for Richard Henderson. He was married, professionally employed, and able to both teach and perform music part-time. His cardiac health had never been a concern, and he described himself as being “robustly physical” all his life. That’s why, at 55 years old, a severe and life-threatening heart […]