“Maria was a saint. She loved her children and husband dearly and only wanted the best for all of them.”– Frank Fowlkes
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.
“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
“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
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
"With this tragedy, the donation helped other people live or live a better life."– Bill Conner, Abbey's dad