Below are listed the recipients of grants since we began in 1997. We have listed the agencies receiving breast cancer grants under The RITA Foundation and those non profit organizations that received money through our Caring And Sharing Hope (CASH) 5 K program.

The RITA Foundation Breast Cancer Grants since 1997

 UF Health$  1,516,872
 Baptist Medical Center Beaches$     573,565
 The Mayo Clinic
 Baptist Cancer Institute$     757,452
 Baptist Medical Center Nassau$       10,000
 Women's Center of Jacksonville     202,225
 In the Pink
$       10,805
 Mammosphere $        8,000

(as of January 2018)

Caring And Sharing Hope 5 K Walk / Run Events

The Caring and Sharing Hope 5K is now administered by Hands on Jacksonville.
Totals below were as of 2015.


1 Woman’s Place$10,125
Alden Road$1,203
Baptist Cancer Institute$19,683
Baptist Home for Children$2,035
Beaches Women's Partnership$1,470
Body & Soul$480
Boys Home Association$2,259
Bust Busters$600
Center for Autism$436
Community Connections$400
Cystic Fibrosis$75
Donna Hicken Foundation$3,000
Empowerment Resource$1,853
Epilepsy Foundation$3,220
Family Housing Management$9,075
Frum the Ground Up$205
Girl’s Inc.$2,138
Girls on the Run$5,190
Gleaners Dispatch$295
Guild of Jacksonville Symphony$180
Haiti Hope Fund$100
Hands on Jacksonville$17,428
Hope Haven$245
Jacksonville Youth Soccer$1,905
Jax Players$475
Kesslar Mentoring$1,072
Lost Boys of Sudan$6,869
Lymphedema Foundation$5,500
Mal Washington Foundation$545
Memories of Love$2,477
Montessori Tides$350
North FL Girls Softball$4,460
North FL Special Ed$697
Operation Skate$392
Rainbow Center$500
Riley E. Turner Special Needs Irrevocable Trust$96,326
River City Softball$12,435
The Pink Sisters$111.07
Planned Parenthood$2,175
Ponte Vedra Girls Softball$11,978
Providence School$100
Ronald McDonald House$40
Sandlewood High$1,259
Santa Maria Del Mar$5,000
Shands Cancer Center, Gainesville$10,000
Shands Jacksonville$210
Simon Youth Foundation$4,500
Sisters Network$1,843
St. Joseph’s School$2,000
St. Vincent’s Hospital$2,336
Vision Is Priceless$4,569
Voices for Children$6,015
West Jax Restoration$332
Windy Hill Elementary$2,700
Wolfson's Children's Hospital$11,311
Women’s Center of Jacksonville$10,225