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 […]

Dedication Garden honors donors, families, recipients, and waiting list candidates on Rose Parade Float

Each year, the Donate Life Rose Parade® float honors organ, eye, and tissue donors from across the country and inspires people to save and heal lives. An integral part of the float design includes a Rose Dedication Garden. The garden is made up of personalized messages of love, hope, and remembrance. The messages are attached […]

LifeSaver Series: Major Brian Alexander, Madigan Army Medical Center

The LifeCenter Northwest LifeSaver Award, presented monthly, was established to honor those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and/or culture through their actions, time, and energy. We are proud to announce our July LifeSaver Award winner, Major Brian Alexander, Madigan Army Medical Center. In donation, leadership support is a key element to success. […]

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 […]

Saranya and Harikumar: A story of giving love and life

As a newly married couple, Saranya and Harikumar couldn’t have been happier. They were young, in love, and excited to start their new life together. However, just one month into their marriage Harikumar got very sick. When his vomiting and high fever did not subside, the couple decided they had better go to the doctor. […]

Tacoma mother honors organ donors during Give Thanks, Give Life

This December, Roselyn Knox joins thousands of others who have been touched by organ donation and transplantation to thank and honor donors during our year-end Give Thanks, Give Life campaign. Roselyn’s daughter Marie suffered from health problems throughout her life, including pancreatitis, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Early last year, as her health took a severe […]

Give Thanks, Give Life Campaign Honors Organ Donor: Derrick Gould

This November and December, LifeCenter Northwest honor organ and tissue donors as part of an end of year initiative titled “Give Thanks, Give Life.” In addition, LifeCenter Northwest extends their own thanks to the many hospitals, physicians, and medical professionals who work tirelessly to give so many a second chance at life. “During this time of […]

LifeCenter Northwest hires new Vice President of Clinical Operations, Dominic Adorno

LifeCenter Northwest is proud to announce the newest member of its executive leadership team, Dominic Adorno, who joins the organization as Vice President of Clinical Operations. A seasoned leader, Adorno brings more than two decades in healthcare and donation experience to the organization, including time in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. Dominic […]

Give Thanks, Give Life Campaign Honors Organ Donor: Kelly Donovan

November kicks off our Give Thanks, Give Life campaign in which we celebrate the season of giving and the generosity of organ, eye, and tissue donors. During this holiday, we will be sharing touching and meaningful stories in efforts to raise awareness about the impact of organ, eye, and tissue donation. We encourage all to register to […]

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Often, donated skin and tissue is used for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, and we are taking this opportunity to spread the word about Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 17. U.S. breast cancer statistics show that roughly one in eight women in our nation will develop breast cancer during […]