Organ, Eye & Tissue Donations

What About Organ, Eye and Tissue Donations:

Many residents of Washington State have already registered their intention to donate organs, eyes and tissue upon their death. There are 3 ways to become an organ, eye and tissue donor:

1. When you apply for your driver’s license, instruction permit or identification card, you can make the donation choice; or

2. Visit the Donate Life Today website; or

3. By standard mail, send a letter with your name and address and desire to be a donor to:
ATTN: Donate Life Today Registry
11245 S.E. Sixth Street, Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98004

If you are interested in learning about donation, please contact one of the organizations listed below.

LifeCenter Northwest
11245 SE 6th St., Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98004
1-877-275-5269
http://www.lcnw.org

Northwest Tissue Service
921 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
1-888-266-4466
http://www.nwts.org

Sightlife
221 Yale Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
1-800-847-5786
http://www.sightlife.org

What If The Next of Kin Of A Deceased Person Are Approached About Organ, Eye, and or Tissue Donations:

The next of kin of the decedent may be contacted by an organ donation organization.

If the Coroner’s Office has assumed jurisdiction over the death, the Coroner or Deputy Coroner will need to approve any donation authorized by the family.