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.

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.

June 30, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Dr. Mary King and Jay Sandel, Harborview Medical Center

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

May 10, 2021

Emmett Dobbs becomes tissue donor at the age of 81; gifts skin to treat burn victims: ‘Dad can live on in some way, in others’

“Funny first.” That’s how Seatac man, Emmett Dobbs, 81, is described by his adult children, Dana and Derek Dobbs. “You could never catch him at a loss for words,” Derek … Read More

May 6, 2021

A father’s transplant journey inspires daughter’s nursing career: ‘I was becoming a nurse without even knowing it’

My parents were well known by the surgeons at this point, with my parents having over half a dozen surgeries between them and my dad on the list for a … 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.