The Gift of a Longer Life

A waiting list shouldn’t determine whether someone lives or dies. We’re working toward a future where everyone who needs an organ or tissue graft is able to get one.

A Simple Step That Can Change a Life

About Donation

Not sure what the full process looks like? Get access to everything you need to know about donation.

Support for Families

Resources and information for grieving families of donors.

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Get assistance with organ and tissue donation, educational opportunities, in-hospital support, and the management of organ and tissue donors.

It’s Your Choice

See how one woman’s donation impacted so many others.

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The Power of Organ &
Tissue Donation

A single gift can change a number of lives.

up to8 lives
can be saved through the gift of a heart, lungs, kidney, liver, pancreas and intestines.
up to125 individuals
can be healed through tissue donation for procedures like nerve restoration, heart valve replacement, burn treatment and more.
107 years
is the age of the oldest known donor. Any person can make a difference.
Donor Family Aftercare

Support for Donor Family Members

Our Donor Family Aftercare Program provides families of organ and tissue donors with resources, grief and bereavement support and custom resources to navigate the process of losing a loved one.

Professional Support

Assistance for Hospitals and Staff

Contact a dedicated Hospital Development Program Manager from LifeCenter Northwest for assistance with the organ and tissue donation process.

The LifeCenter Northwest Blog

Keep up with the latest news, donation stories and resources.

January 24, 2023

2022: A year of generosity contributes to a historic milestone for the nation’s organ donation and transplant system  

Last year, LifeCenter Northwest facilitated the donation of 921 organs from 310 deceased organ donors for life-saving transplants from across Alaska, Montana, northern Idaho and Washington. These acts of altruism … Read More

January 18, 2023

A New Year’s resolution in honor of Fritz Weresch

Many of us begin the new year resolved to make changes to improve our lives and help others. We might vow to eat better, get more exercise, spend more time … Read More

Organ donor Kaylea Curry and family smiling.
November 23, 2022

Fairbanks 10-Year-Old Who Donated Lifesaving Organs to be Honored at 134th Rose Parade

Kaylea Curry will be honored during the 2023 Rose Parade that takes place in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 2, 2023.

Learn How You Can Help

Whether you advocate for our organization, contribute, or join our team, you can help us change the lives of people in need.