Saving & Enhancing Lives

The Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank is the federally designated organ procurement organization serving Oregon, Southwest Washington and Western Idaho. It is part of the United Network for Organ Sharing's Region 6, which includes all of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

Our staff work with hospitals to ensure collaboration on organ and tissue donation. We provide support to donor families and ensure clear communication between the donor family and recipient. And that's just the beginning.

Organ Recipient Stories

Rob's story: liver recipient
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Upcoming Events

 Apr 21, 2017:

The Morrison Bridge in Portland, OR will be lit in honor of Blue and Green Day on April 21. The bridge-lighting is just one way Donate Life NW promotes organ, eye and tissue transplantation and the extreme need for registered donors. Morrison Bridge Lighting for Blue Green Day

May 27, 2017:

Early Registration is now open for the 2017 Tabor Trot! Join Donate Life Northwest, PNTB, and Community Tissue Services for a fun, inspirational walk honoring transplant donors and recipients at Mt. Tabor on Saturday, May 27 at 9:30AM.

Donate Life Northwest

Donate Life Northwest is dedicated to educating the public about organ, eye and tissue donation.

Donation facts and myths

Learn the facts to help dispel myths and better understand organ, eye and tissue donation.

Why transplant?

One person can save as many as eight lives through organ donation and improve 50 others through tissue donation.