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July 10, 2014

Recipients, families and living donors gather in Houston for the 2014 Transplant Games

This weekend donation advocates from around the nation will flock to Houston, Texas for the 2014 Transplant Games of America. While this athletic event includes a variety of competitions for a … Read More

July 2, 2014

Setting the record straight: Dispelling common donation myths

Mary Graff is the LifeCenter Northwest Community Outreach Program Manager.  She works directly with the general public regarding inquiries about donation,  fosters partnerships with government entities and community organizations, and oversees … Read More

June 19, 2014

Racing forward: A recipient’s journey from transplant to half marathon

By Ameen Tabatabai, liver recipient For as long as I can remember, playing sports and staying active has been my lifestyle. When I was in elementary school, I played basketball … Read More

June 13, 2014

Brazil’s “immortal fans” support their home team, even after death

Though soccer fans in countries throughout the world will unite over the next five weeks to support their nation in the 2014 World Cup, there is no doubt that through … Read More

May 5, 2014

Supporting children through grief

Jen Gutzmer, MA, LMHCA Family Support Coordinator   For adults, it can be hard to comprehend the death of an important person in our lives. We stumble through feelings of … Read More

March 31, 2014

A Celebration of New Beginnings: National Donate Life Month

The gift of life is something to be celebrated every day, however April marks a particularly special time to rally around donation.  Donate Life Month is a national initiative focused … Read More

February 13, 2014

A New Heart Leads to Love

Celebrated worldwide in various traditions, Valentine’s Day is a holiday focused on expressing love and affection, and is almost exclusively represented by one ubiquitous symbol: a heart. The depiction of … Read More

January 30, 2014

The Game of Life: Organ Donation in the NFL

Football is all the buzz this week as the nation prepares for the biggest game of the year.  With the upcoming Superbowl XLVIII battle between the Seattle Seahawks and the … Read More