LifeCenter Northwest Supports the American Kidney Health Initiative

July 15, 2019 A statement from Kevin O’Connor, President and CEO, LifeCenter Northwest On Wednesday, July 10, President Trump signed an Executive Order to modernize the US health care system for patients with chronic kidney disease. I was one of several Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) leaders invited to attend the briefing in Washington D.C., along […]

Tri-Cities family remembers Mikhaill Stewart, for his life and legacy on Father’s Day

For many families, Father’s Day is spent celebrating with presents, meals, and enjoying time together. However, for some families, the day can serve as a time to remember and honor the dads in their life whom they’ve lost. For Kylie Stewart and her two children Henley and Maverick, the holiday is a bittersweet mix of […]

Donation Celebrations bring donation and transplantation community together in Montana

At the beginning of the month, we hosted our annual Montana Donation Celebrations in Billings and Missoula. These events are hosted in collaboration with our donation partner, SightLife, and give the organ, eye, and tissue donation community an opportunity gather together to honor a powerful gift. Our theme this year, “Every act of kindness creates […]

The Moth & The Flame frontman donates kidney to save musical mentor and friend

Brandon Robbins, frontman for rock group The Moth & The Flame, gave his heart to music long ago, but last year he gave another part of himself to keep the music from stopping. From managing musicians and venues, to promoting concerts, Corey Fox has been involved in the music industry for the past 25 years. […]

National Nurses Week 2019: Thank you for making donation possible!

Nurses play a crucial role in the donation process. From identifying potential donors and contacting the organ procurement organization, to monitoring a donor’s organ function and assisting with the procurement process, deceased organ donation simply wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and dedication of the critical care nurses we work with in our partner […]