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 […]

‘Paula is my hero’; grateful kidney recipient meets family of woman who gave him gift of life

Paula Williams was a strong and independent woman. Paula did nothing but her best job on any task given to her. Paula grew up in a poor family and as an adult took great pride in the life she worked hard to create for her family. Anything that had her name on it was done […]

LifeSaver Series: Dr. Shari Peach, St. Patrick Hospital

Each month LifeCenter Northwest presents a Lifesaver Award to honor and recognize someone who has demonstrated a commitment to improving donation outcomes and culture through their actions, time, and energy. We are proud to announce Dr. Shari Peach, St Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana, as our August LifeSaver Award winner. There are several examples of […]

Guest Speaker and Tissue Recipient Jason Schecterle visits LifeCenter Northwest

Earlier this summer, our staff welcomed guest speaker and tissue recipient, Jason Schecterle to our office headquarters in Bellevue, Washington. Jason’s message of hope and resilience in the face of tragedy was an inspiration to everyone in the room. On March 26, 2001, Phoenix Police Officer Jason Schecterle was struck from behind in his patrol […]