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

Learn 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.

Find Resources

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.

October 1, 2021

LifeCenter Northwest President & CEO Kevin O’Connor to Retire in 2022

After leading LifeCenter Northwest through significant growth in lifesaving organ and tissue donation over 12 years, President and CEO Kevin O’Connor has announced his retirement. O’Connor will remain in his … Read More

The Support Spot
September 3, 2021

The Support Spot: Children and Grief

Support a grieving child Our Donor Family Aftercare team often receives questions from family members about supporting children and teenagers following the death of a loved one. It can be … Read More

August 31, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Hannah Esmeralda, RN, St. Joseph Medical Center, part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

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 … Read More

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.