“I answered yes. He would have wanted them to use anything they could take. To say he would have given the shirt off his back would be a complete understatement. He would have gone to his closet and given you the whole works.”– Erika Arnoldussen, donor daughter
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.
Deanna’s spirit continues to touch many lives, just as her smile did, and that lives on forever in our hearts. Deanna leaves an amazing legacy.– Catherine Casey, donor mother
“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
“Donation can be such a special gift to people who are in desperate need of help. Let us be as generous in death as we are in life.”– Marge Glanville, donor wife of Bob and donor mother of Robert
“I never appreciated tissue donation before going through this experience.”– Christie Blakely, recipient