August 1, 2015

Welcome August by Celebrating National Minority Donor Awareness Week

Observed annually, August 1-7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week, a nationwide recognition created to increase awareness of the need for more organ, eye, and tissue donors, especially among minorities. Organs … Read More

April 1, 2015

April marks Donate Life Month, Opportunity to Celebrate New Beginnings

The gift of life is something to honor every day, however April marks a particularly special time to celebrate the gifts provided by organ, eye and tissue donation.  Donate Life Month … Read More

February 12, 2015

American Heart Month

February is the month of love, so it only makes sense that it also serves as the national recognition period for the organ in which we all associate love; the … Read More

February 5, 2015

Black History Month

Super Bowl Sunday was not the only thing of significance on February 1, it also marked the beginning of Black History Month, an observance founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson. … Read More

January 23, 2015

Organ and Tissue Donation in Multicultural Communities

Today, as we honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his unwavering dedication to civil rights and equality, one particular quote of his stands out: “Of all the forms of … Read More

November 21, 2014

Native American Heritage Month

Observed annually each November, Native American Heritage Month is a national recognition of the significant contributions Natives have made to the establishment and growth of the United States.  The observance began when … Read More

November 13, 2014

Celebrating National Donor Sabbath

Today marks the beginning of National Donor Sabbath, a three day recognition observed annually two weekends before Thanksgiving. As almost every religion in the United States fully supports organ, eye … Read More

October 9, 2014

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Observed annually from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates and celebrates the accomplishments of Latin Americans across the nation. From submarines to the beginnings of color television, many inventions, discoveries and … Read More

August 1, 2014

LifeCenter Recognizes National Minority Donor Awareness Week

August 1-7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week, a nationwide observance to honor the heroic generosity of minority donors. Unfortunately, many of the health conditions necessitating transplant are more common among … Read More

July 15, 2014

LifeCenter Northwest announces new executive leadership position

  LifeCenter Northwest is proud to announce the implementation of a new executive leadership position, Vice President, Organ Donation Services.  Our previous Director of Hospital Development, Scott Wunsch, MPH, will … 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

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