“One person will make a difference. Stephen made a difference and you can, too.”– Kathy Rutherford, donor mother
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.
"He always wanted to bring his brothers together and called himself the father of his brothers."– Jouita Orzabal
“My son and I talked about it, and we decided that it was his dad’s decision and a commitment we chose to make.”– Jane Snowden, donor wife
“Years ago this would have been a career ending accident, but thanks to the allograft implant I received through the gift of donation, I was back on the field in six months.”– Anne Rose, recipient
“But there is comfort in knowing that he lives on, not just in our hearts, but also in the lives of those benefiting from his donated tissue. Connelly always had an open heart and wanted to help everyone.”– Rosemarie Sanders, donor wife