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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

January 29, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Dr. Andrew Polito, 673rd Medical Group/Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Military Hospital

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

January 15, 2021

LifeCenter Northwest Credits 2020 Success to Resilience and Donor Generosity

The organ procurement organization (OPO) embraced mission-focused innovation and partnership to save lives through organ and tissue donation amid the pandemic As we enter a new year, LifeCenter Northwest extends … Read More

December 23, 2020

LifeSaver Award Series: Dr. Martin Lee, MultiCare Auburn 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

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