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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. 

Donor Families and Recipients

  1. Laurie Wills

    Laurie Wills

  2. Carrie Hartill

    Carrie Hartill

  3. Diane Hickey

    Diane Hickey

  4. Shelly Lyons

    Shelly Lyons

Voices of Donation

“He touched a lot of people just by having a pure and beautiful heart.”

– Jennifer Roden, donor mother
Daniel Mataska

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
Deanna Casey

“I tell people, especially other transplant patients, that I’m 95 percent pain-free, 95 percent of the time… There’s really nothing I can’t do.”

– Dawn Giese, recipient
Dawn Giese

Following Melissa’s death, donation was not a difficult decision for her mother. “I knew that that’s what Melissa had wanted.”

– Loni Wendt, donor mother
Melissa Hanson

“In regard to my mother, it was an easy decision for our family to make. Actually, it was a decision that had already been made by her long before she passed away.”

– Tim Heffernan, son
Linda Heffernan