Although Kelli and her family were hurting the day they lost David, it helped knowing there was another family happy for their loved one to be receiving a donation. They made “a blessing out of a tragedy,” Kelli said.– Kelli Resendez, 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.
“Why not donate?” she said. “It is the ultimate gift one can give to mankind. Through Ron’s donation, he lives on in others.”– Kathy Earley, donor wife
“I knew I needed corrective surgery because I wanted to be able to return to wakeboarding and not have to worry about my knee.”– Brandon Sack, recipient
“My two boys, the bright lights of my life, are the only children I was blessed with. I feel as if they are together again, but still always with me.”– Valerie Fourtunia, donor mother
Debbie Pappas is proud to say she is a future donor!– Debra Pappas