“I would have been in a wheelchair by now if I hadn’t had that surgery.”– Betty Long, recipient
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.
“Pete’s life was like a bright and varied patchwork quilt, a design not entirely known to us, sewn together with the thread of love.”– Nancy Pintens, donor mom
“In some way, it may have made easier to say goodbye knowing that she was helping others."– Larry Southard, Husband
“It’s good to make it possible for others to get well or live.”– Diane Mattes
Andrea said they have two young kids who miss him and can see him in the stars. She hopes to inspire them when they get older to become donors like Rock.– Andrea Joseph, donor wife