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May 6, 2021

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

I was just 10 years old when life for me and my family was turned upside down. I knew my Dad’s kidneys weren’t working right and we needed to learn … Read More

April 30, 2021

The Support Spot: Donate Life Month

National Donate Life Month April is National Donate Life Month. It was established in 2003 by Donate Life America and is observed each year as a way to encourage Americans … Read More

April 28, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Paul Niemi, ARNP, Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill (Seattle)

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

April 21, 2021

Donor mom advocates for organ donation in honor of her daughter’s gift of life: ‘I didn’t know about the gift donors give their families’

“Donor mom … it’s who I am now,” explains Diana Davis. Her eldest daughter, Danielle Davis Eger, passed away at the age of 30 from a brain aneurysm in 2019. … Read More

April 19, 2021

The life-saving legacy of John Francis Davis brings comfort to his family: ‘We’re so grateful that he was a donor. It has helped us a lot.’

John Francis Davis, known in Blackfeet Nation as ‘The Captain,’ was a high-spirited young man who possessed a special gift: He could connect with people of all ages and backgrounds. … Read More

April 19, 2021

Jakob Ash inspired a movement of kindness from people around the world: ‘Jake loved so many people; he was so kind’

Jakob Ash, a 31-year-old Army veteran and donor, inspired a movement of kindness from people around the world with a viral #justforjake hashtag that was memorialized on social media. When … Read More

March 31, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Crystal McCown, RN and W. Eric Chun, MD, Kootenai Health (Coeur d’Alene, Idaho)

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

The Support Spot
March 23, 2021

The Support Spot: Making Connections

How do I make a connection? The question, “How do I connect with my loved one’s organ recipient(s)?” or “How do I connect with my donor family?” may come up … Read More

February 26, 2021

LifeCenter Northwest Honors Dr. Joshua Lieberman For His Exemplary Partnership

During a time that’s bringing countless challenges to our nation’s healthcare system, LifeCenter Northwest is grateful for our partners—like Dr. Joshua Lieberman of the University of Washington (UW)—who go above … Read More

February 25, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Jason Quimby, RN and Jovita Nelson, RN, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (Lewiston, Idaho)

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

The Support Spot
February 23, 2021

The Support Spot: Grief and Donation

  “A long-overdue note.” At the end of 2020, the Donor Family Aftercare Team received an email from the mother of an organ and tissue donor with the subject of … Read More

January 29, 2021

In 2020, LifeCenter Northwest Saved and Improved More Lives Than Ever Before Through Tissue Donation

Thanks to the extreme generosity of our tissue donors and the dedicated work of our tissue team, LifeCenter Northwest is proud to announce we achieved a 10 percent increase in … Read More