Lifesavers Breakfast

Thank you Lifesavers!! 2018 participants contributed more than $180,000 to fund vital Donate Life Northwest programs. Photos are here (tag yourself, and share your own photos). 

If you were unable to attend, November 7, 2018  you can still do your part, with a contribution, here

Save the date for November 14, 2019! 

6:30 – 7:00 a.m. Coffee & Mingling, Portland Ballroom Lobby
7:00 – 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Served, Portland Ballroom
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Lifesavers Program, Portland Ballroom

Some 500 guests mingled at the area's largest gathering of the Donate Life Northwest community: donor families carrying on loved ones' legacies; living donors sharing the joy of giving; transplant recipients living their gratitude; transplant candidates waiting with hope; caring transplant and donation professionals; and friends, family and supporters. 

Guests enjoyed a powerful program hosted by master of ceremonies, Sally Showman, and featuring: board chair / living kidney donation recipient, Gus Little;  donor father, Simon Esparza, remembering the generosity of his son Robert Esparza, and honoring his gifts of life, sight and health; and the world's first heart and kidney recipient with sever hemophilia, keynote, Mike Hargett, celebrating the generosity of his anonymous heart donor and living kidney donor, Alicia. 

The 2018 photobooth gallery is here, on facebook, thanks to Clarke Donelson Photo!

And, you can still check out the 2017 photobooth gallery on facebook

Thank you Sponsors!

Add your organization to the list! Contact Alexis at 503.494.2289 or

Presented By

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Platinum Partners


Legacy Transplant Services



Clinical Transplant Services,
 Abdominal Organ Transplant Program
& Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Premiere Partners

The Killers


Lions VisionGift


Patron Partners

DHX Advertising

Stevens Integrated Solutions


Prime Partners

Avangrid Renewables

Community Tissue Services

pacificwild Catering


Participating Partners

Aero Air

Bethany Vineyard & Winery

Kaiser Permanente Lake Road Nephrology

Kids at Heart Toys

Providence Health & Services






Videos From 2017 Lifesavers Breakfast


Videos Premiered at 2016 Lifesavers Breakfast

KOIN6 interview with the Dieter-Robinson family:

Tom and Susan shared an amazing update: just one week after the Breakfast, a 10-year-old girl received a lifesaving pulmonary valve, one of Abby's many gifts of health, sight and life.

Done Vida Noroeste Embajador, Nelson Zepeda:

Check out photo booth shots from 2016, here.