Breathing Life Anew
There are hundreds of people in the Northwest who are in need
of lung transplantation. Unfortunately many of them do not have
the financial, social, and emotional resources to make
it through the process.
At NorthWest Lung we welcome the
opportunity to reach out to these individuals, and their
families to assist them during their time of need
Creating housing solutions for residents of the Northwest needing
lung transplantation performed at the University of Washington
Regional Lung Transplant Center located in Seattle, Washington.
Why Patients Need Our Help
NorthWest Lung, Inc. provides low cost and free housing near the
University of Washington Medical Center for pre/post
lung transplant patients who are required to relocate to
Seattle as a pre condition of being placed on the
The U.W.M.C. transplant team requires that the patient
be able to reach the hospital within 3 hours from the
time they are notified of a donor. The hospital's
coverage is Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and
Alaska. Therefore, if a patient doesn't live in the
Seattle metro area they must relocate.
For many, this burden is too great and could keep them
from from the opportunity of getting a life saving
transplant. Our mission is to not let that happen.
Why We Need Your Help
Did you know...
• 17 people die each day
waiting for a life saving organ transplant
• *More than 1200 people within
the Northwest are on the organ transplant list.
*This information provided by LifeCenter Northwest, the
organ and tissue program that serves Washington, Montana,
Alaska and northern Idaho. More info can be found at