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December 22, 2020

Gerald “Buggy” Bryant: ‘He was always the helper’

Gerald Bryant, Jr. was a hardworking man who loved his family. As the youngest of four siblings – all sisters – he was outnumbered and overpowered by them while growing … Read More

December 21, 2020

‘Everyone dies, not everyone lives’: Donor Trey Tweddle lived his life to the fullest

“Everyone dies, not everyone lives.” This was Trey’s life motto. From his first breath to his last, he truly made life count. Trey’s sister, Crystal Tweddle, shares her brother’s story … Read More

December 20, 2020

Remembering Kelly Donovan: ‘Strong, persuasive, kind. That’s her legacy.’

Kelly Donovan’s mom, Rita Nonneman, recounts her experience as a donor mom and the love, grief, and pride she shares for her youngest daughter who gave the gift of life … Read More

December 4, 2020

‘He was a magnet for positive people in his life’: Da’mon Higbee gives the ultimate gift

Last year, Da’mon Higbee gave the ultimate gift on Christmas Eve. He donated his heart, lungs, liver and kidneys; giving life to five people – a true miracle. He was … Read More

November 25, 2020

LifeSaver Award Series: Leslie Hansen, RN, Virginia Mason Memorial (Yakima, Wash.)

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

October 28, 2020

LifeSaver Award Series: Clair Korrell, RN, St. Clare Hospital (Lakewood, Wash.)

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

October 21, 2020

Northwest-native John Wasson leaves a life-saving legacy through his gifts of organ and tissue donations

October 2020 John Wasson Jr., nicknamed “John-John” by his family, was the baby brother to three older siblings and the youngest child of Jean and John Wasson. He had Down … Read More

September 28, 2020

LifeSaver Award Series: Jennifer Carney, RN, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics (Bellevue, Wash.)

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

August 25, 2020

Alaska woman battles pulmonary fibrosis and COVID-19 quarantine while awaiting the gift of life

August 2020 Joyce Brooks is on the transplant waiting list. She’s waiting for lungs to replace hers that are scarred and hardened by Pulmonary Fibrosis. Her story with lung disease … Read More

August 25, 2020

Story of Hope: Two-Time Transplant Recipient Overcomes Adversity

When Tim Dean learned that he needed a kidney transplant, everything seemed like a blur. Although he had lived with type 1 diabetes for 32 years, he rarely experienced any … Read More

August 25, 2020

LifeSaver Award Series: Cammie Rome, RN, Skagit Valley Hospital (Mount Vernon, Wash.)

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 energy. … Read More

July 31, 2020

August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month

LifeCenter Northwest Joins National Effort to Advocate for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation in Multicultural Communities LifeCenter Northwest, in collaboration with the National Multicultural Action Group, will focus outreach and … Read More