The Support Spot: Grief and Donation

  “A long-overdue note.” At the end of 2020, the Donor Family Aftercare Team received an email from the mother of an organ and tissue donor with the subject of “A long-overdue note.” Included with this email was a beautifully written 23-page reflection on the death of her daughter, including how she processed the days, […]

In 2020, LifeCenter Northwest Saved and Improved More Lives Than Ever Before Through Tissue Donation

Thanks to the extreme generosity of our tissue donors and the dedicated work of our tissue team, LifeCenter Northwest is proud to announce we achieved a 10 percent increase in tissue donation from 2019 to 2020. We went from 588 to 647 tissue donors—and from 73,500 to 80,875 estimated grafts—meaning we saved and improved thousands […]

LifeSaver Award Series: Dr. Andrew Polito, 673rd Medical Group/Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Military Hospital

Each month, LifeCenter Northwest selects a LifeSaver Award winner. This award honors and recognizes those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and culture through their actions, time and energy. We are pleased to present this month’s LifeSaver Award to Dr. Andrew Polito of 673rd Medical Group/Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Military Hospital! This is a military […]

LifeCenter Northwest Credits 2020 Success to Resilience and Donor Generosity

The organ procurement organization (OPO) embraced mission-focused innovation and partnership to save lives through organ and tissue donation amid the pandemic As we enter a new year, LifeCenter Northwest extends its deepest gratitude to the organ and tissue donors, and their families, who made 2020 a year of second chances for thousands of others. Together, […]

LifeSaver Award Series: Dr. Martin Lee, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center

Each month, LifeCenter Northwest selects a LifeSaver Award winner. This award honors and recognizes those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and culture through their actions, time and energy. We are pleased to present this month’s LifeSaver Award to Dr. Martin Lee of MultiCare Auburn Medical Center in Auburn, Wash.! Dr. Lee was […]