Valentine’s Day extends beyond matters of the heart, honors organ, eye, and tissue donors for National Donor Day

Though February 14 is most well-known for displaying acts of love through Valentines, something most people are not aware of is the day’s recognition for another matter of the heart…or kidneys, liver, lungs, tissue, or corneas. In addition to celebrating love, the 14th of February also recognizes those who have given the gift of life through […]

LifeSave Series: Dr. Josiah Hanson, Harborview 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 proud to announce Dr. Josiah Hanson of Harborview Medical Center as our January LifeSaver Award winner. Over a recent holiday weekend, a patient […]

Ringing in 2020 at the Rose Parade

This New Year’s holiday, LifeCenter Northwest Donor Family Aftercare Manager Ashlei Lind and Donation and Family Advocate Nettie Jensen-our 2019 Values Award Winner-accompanied the family of organ and tissue donor Julie Shepherd to the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Julie became a donor at Benefis Health in 2017 and was selected to be honored by LifeCenter […]

LifeCenter Northwest Celebrates a Decade of Generosity and Saving More Lives Than Ever Before

As we enter a new year, LifeCenter Northwest would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the organ and tissue donors and their families who made 2019 a year of second chances for thousands of others. Thanks to the generosity and altruism of these donors and families, we were able to help save and heal […]

LifeSaver Series: ICU Charge Nurse Danielle O’Toole, Tacoma General Hospital

Each month LifeCenter Northwest 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 announce Danielle O’Toole, ICU Charge RN from Tacoma General Hospital as our December LifeSaver Award winner. During a recent shift, Danielle was […]