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February 21, 2024

Mozae Allenbach honored during resolution reading in Olympia, Wash.

Mozae “Mo” Allenbach, 15, from Seattle, was a kind and silly, beautiful and creative, selfless and giving person who chose to join the organ donor registry when she received her … Read More

January 23, 2024

Milestone year achieved, bringing hope and healing to families and recipients

LifeCenter Northwest facilitated the donation of a record 1,265 organs from 417 deceased donors in 2023, a groundbreaking achievement. This milestone underscores the organization’s commitment to saving lives through organ … Read More

Rose Parade 2024 families
January 12, 2024

Donor families meet through special Rose Parade connection

We had the privilege of honoring the lifesaving legacies of both Dom Calata and Marty Palmanteer with floral portraits that adorned the OneLegacy Donate Life Rose Parade float and debuted … Read More

October 18, 2023

The Gift of Donation in Alaska

LifeCenter Northwest is Honored to Share about Organ Donation at the AFN Convention Nearly 900 Alaska Native and Native Americans in the U.S. are currently on the waiting list for … Read More

September 18, 2023

Donation Celebrations

From Spokane to Bellevue to Billings to Missoula, we’ve been making our rounds to celebrate donor families and their loved ones who made life and sight possible for others through … Read More

August 28, 2023

Meet Brent Merry, Director of I.T.

Meet I.T. Director Brent Merry A Chicago native, Brent Merry joins LifeCenter Northwest as the new I.T. Director following a 20-year career serving in the United States Air Force. In … Read More

May 15, 2023

“Lights and Sirens” bill signed into law in Washington

On Thursday, May 4, Gov. Inslee signed House Bill 1271 into law. This legislation will allow organ transport vehicles with specially-trained drivers to use red lights and sirens like other … Read More

May 15, 2023

Montana governor honors organ donors at “Gift of Life” event in Helena

When Jacob Clayton drew his final breath just days before his 28th birthday, his family agonized over whether to donate his organs. Clayton was known for his kind soul, adventurous … Read More

Gov. Inslee speaks at Gift of Life ceremony
April 12, 2023

Washington Governor Jay Inslee honors state’s organ donors at event in Olympia

When 35-year-old military veteran and Pierce County Deputy Dominique “Dom” Calata died in the line of duty last year, his final act of service was to donate his organs, tissues … Read More

March 31, 2023

LaMont Williams: Not Afraid to Fail

LaMont Williams took his grandfather’s words of wisdom to heart and had his blood checked every six months to be on guard against the potential onset of diabetes, which runs … Read More

February 10, 2023

Donor family celebrates loved one at 2023 Rose Parade

The 2022-23 honoree was Kaylea Curry, a quirky 10-year-old from Fairbanks, Alaska. Her parents, Christy and Joe Curry, made the 3,000-mile trip to sunny California to help decorate the Donate … Read More

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