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September 20, 2022

Communities of color need facts on organ donation, transplants

By Suzanne Watnick and Santokh Gill *This article originally appeared in the Seattle Times on Sept. 20., 2022 It’s no secret that communities of color have struggled with the U.S. … Read More

September 15, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month

What is National Hispanic Heritage Month? Observed annually from September 15-October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the histories and cultures of American citizens’ ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, … Read More

May 13, 2022

Gov. Gianforte Honors Young Organ Donor During National Donate Life Month

When Charles Birtwistle, an aspiring doctor, tragically lost his life at the age of 32, his family knew his wishes. Charles had been a registered organ donor from the time … Read More

April 8, 2022

Pediatric Organ Donor Honored During Donate Life Month

When 6-year-old Hazel Paddock died last year, her grieving parents made the decision to donate her organs and corneas, saving four lives and restoring sight to two others. Hazel is … Read More

Tessa and Andre are pictured at their wedding reception
August 12, 2021

Man received living kidney donation from partner of four months. They later married.

The couple shares their story to address the number one problem in transplantation: the gap between the demand for organ transplants and the supply of donated organs — especially in … 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

April 16, 2020

National Donate Life Month: Governor Inslee honors young organ donor posthumously with Gift of Life award.

April 2020 Sam was a bit of a thrill-seeker. He was always the first of his friends to leap off a bridge into a swimming hole or try out a … Read More

February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day extends beyond matters of the heart, honors organ, eye, and tissue donors for National Donor Day

Though February 14 is most well-known for displaying acts of love through Valentines, something most people are not aware of is the day’s recognition for another matter of the heart…or … Read More

September 26, 2019

Dedication Garden honors donors, families, recipients, and waiting list candidates on Rose Parade Float

Each year, the Donate Life Rose Parade® float honors organ, eye, and tissue donors from across the country and inspires people to save and heal lives. An integral part of … Read More

July 23, 2019

LifeSaver Series: Major Brian Alexander, Madigan Army Medical Center

The LifeCenter Northwest LifeSaver Award, presented monthly, was established to honor those who demonstrate a commitment to improving donation outcomes and/or culture through their actions, time, and energy. We are … Read More

May 7, 2019

National Nurses Week 2019: Thank you for making donation possible!

Nurses play a crucial role in the donation process. From identifying potential donors and contacting the organ procurement organization, to monitoring a donor’s organ function and assisting with the procurement … Read More

February 13, 2019

Saranya and Harikumar: A story of giving love and life

As a newly married couple, Saranya and Harikumar couldn’t have been happier. They were young, in love, and excited to start their new life together. However, just one month into … Read More