The LifeCenter Northwest Blog

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

Organ donor Kaylea Curry and family smiling.
November 23, 2022

Fairbanks 10-Year-Old Who Donated Lifesaving Organs to be Honored at 134th Rose Parade

Kaylea Curry will be honored during the 2023 Rose Parade that takes place in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 2, 2023.

October 25, 2022

Dynamic Duo: Jennipher Lorber remembers her mother, Debra K. Smith (an organ donor)

Debra Smith and her only child, Jennipher Lorber, were the dynamic duo. “It was us against the world,” says Jennipher. Debra was the fun mom. The life of the party. … Read More

Joshua Hunter goes on his first walk at the University of Washington Medical Center after his double-lung transplant.
October 21, 2022

Healthy Lung Month: Reflections from double-lung recipient Joshua Hunter

**This is a guest blog submitted by Joshua Hunter. This piece details Joshua’s transplant journey and recovery. I’m a double lung transplant recipient. My wife and I believe that without … Read More

Whether you are a resident of Alaska, Montana, northern 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

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LifeCenter Northwest Fact Sheet

Organ transplant waiting list* 

National: 105,438

Regional: 2,195

Alaska: 156

Idaho: 301

Montana: 178

Washington: 1,561

*United Network for Organ Sharing data as of  Oct. 31, 2022.

2021 Annual Report

We know 2021 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 2021 Annual Report.

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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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