“We saw donation as a way for him to live on, and we wanted to give someone else a second chance. It hurts that he went to Heaven but it feels good to know that he can help more than 50 people through his gift.”– Theresa Lozada, donor wife
Through compassionate support, outreach and education to families and communities, our mission is to provide donated human tissue for the benefit of others.
RTI Donor Services is a not-for-profit, American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)- accredited tissue recovery network dedicated to serving donor families and the donation community in perpetuating the circle of life. We help to enhance the lives of others by working with organ and tissue agencies to provide responsible stewardship of the gift of donation. In the communities that we serve, RTI Donor Services offers families the option of tissue donation, provides family aftercare services and offers community information and awareness.
“One person will make a difference. Stephen made a difference and you can, too.”– Kathy Rutherford, donor mother
“The more people who know about the benefits of donation, the better.”– Bob Johnson, donor father
“Because he was a donor, I have a sense that he’s still alive in some part and doing something useful. I know that he would have been happy with our decision.”– Mick Popp, donor son
I believe you should use materials that closely match what God has already given us when at all possible.– Laurie Wills, recipient