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.

This is the heart used in Stovall's procedure.
September 23, 2022

Patient Receives 1st Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Heart Transplant in the Pacific Northwest

Innovative Procedure Creates More Opportunities for Life-Saving Donations as U.S. Reaches One Million Transplant Milestone Seattle (Sept. 23, 2022) – On Aug. 11, LifeCenter Northwest, the Organ Procurement Organization for … Read More

September 21, 2022

Innovative Simulation Labs Will Help Boost Lung Donation

As anyone who’s been involved with donation can tell you, lung procurement and transplant is quite challenging. The lungs of brain-dead donors or lungs that have been injured can be … Read More

September 15, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month

What is National Hispanic Heritage Month? Observed annually from September 15-October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the histories and cultures of American citizens’ ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, … Read More

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