Road to the Rose Parade honors Benefis Health System organ donor Julie Shepherd

Julie Shepherd was fiercely competitive and an exceptional athlete, but also radiated empathy and kindness to friends and strangers alike. In her short 17 years, her generosity touched the lives of many. On Tuesday Nov. 12, Julie’s friends and family joined staff from Benefis Health and LifeCenter Northwest to celebrate her life and honor the legacy […]

A life of service: From the Army to organ procurement

November 2019 LifeCenter Northwest Surgical Organ Recovery Specialist, Les Olson, has worked in organ donation for over 50 years. That’s right 50. Though he has served one of the longest tenures in the field, his service to protecting and saving lives began in 1963 when he joined the US Army as a paratrooper in the […]