The LifeCenter Northwest Blog

Keep up with the latest news and resources from the leaders and members of our organization.

January 20, 2022

Santokh Gill Named as New President and CEO Effective March 1, 2022

Santokh Gill joins LifeCenter Northwest with more than 25 years of healthcare, organ transplantation and senior leadership experience.

December 16, 2021

“Road To The Rose Parade” Event Highlights + 2022 Rose Parade Information

In just a few days, LifeCenter Northwest’s 2022 Rose Parade honoree, Alex Encila, will have his floragraph (floral portrait) featured on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in the 2022 … Read More

December 15, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Rachel Koenekamp, RN, Billings Clinic (Billings, Mont.)

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

Whether you are a resident of Alaska, Montana, North Idaho, or Washington wanting to stay up-to-date on donation happenings and stories in our region, or a member of the media looking for information and statistics about organ and tissue donation, we’ve got you covered. For media inquiries please contact us at media@lcnw.org

Stories of Hope

Read the inspirational stories of donors, donor families, transplant recipients and waiting list patients from around our region.

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Media

Check out our recent press releases and news stories, as well as donation 101 media kit with FAQs, waiting list numbers, and statistics

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Videos

Our videos show the profound beneficial impact organ and tissue donation has had on both donor families, and recipients

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For the Media

Media Contact Information
(425) 201-6637
media@lcnw.org
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LifeCenter Northwest Fact Sheet

Organ transplant waiting list* 

National: 106,685

Regional: 2,244

Alaska: 150

Idaho: 300

Montana: 198

Washington: 1,596

*United Network for Organ Sharing data as of  Dec. 31, 2021.

2020 Annual Report

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We know 2020 was a memorable year for all of us, but especially so for the people whose lives were saved through organ and tissue donation. Learn more about our shared achievements in the 2020 Annual Report.

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We are always eager to share more stories of lives touched by donation. Please click on a link below to submit your story to LifeCenter Northwest.

We use these stories to help promote organ and tissue donation for educational purposes. We will always be respectful of you and your family and will only share what you are comfortable with. Thank you for helping us spread the life-saving message of donation.

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