The LifeCenter Northwest Blog

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

The Support Spot
September 3, 2021

The Support Spot: Children and Grief

Support a grieving child Our Donor Family Aftercare team often receives questions from family members about supporting children and teenagers following the death of a loved one. It can be … Read More

August 31, 2021

LifeSaver Award Series: Hannah Esmeralda, RN, St. Joseph Medical Center, part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

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

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

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

LifeCenter Northwest Fact Sheet

Organ transplant waiting list* 

National: 106,685

Regional: 2,285

Alaska: 169

Idaho: 319

Montana: 186

Washington: 1,611

*United Network for Organ Sharing data as of  Aug. 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.

Share your story

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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