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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. Deanna Casey

    Deanna Casey

  2. Maria Fowlkes

    Maria Fowlkes

  3. Dr. Robert Cooper

    Dr. Robert Cooper

  4. Shelly Lyons

    Shelly Lyons

Voices of Donation

“He truly believed that his final gift would go on helping others long after he had gone.”

– Linda Frost, donor wife
Robert Frost

“Maria was a saint. She loved her children and husband dearly and only wanted the best for all of them.”

– Frank Fowlkes
Maria Fowlkes

“It is such a wonderful gift by a donor family, especially because they have just suffered the loss of a loved one, and to make the decision to help others by donating their loved one’s body to better the health of others is one of the most selfless acts. To think of others, especially at one of the most emotionally difficult events in their lives, is an incredibly generous act.”   

– Justin Fisher
Justin Fisher

“Deanna’s gift of tissue donation has brought me comfort and healing,” Catherine said. “I never expected that by saying ‘yes’ to tissue donation it would take this atrocious tragedy and give a ray of hope for others.” 

– Catherine Casey, donor mother
Deanna Casey

“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