The RITA (Research Is The Answer) Foundation, Inc. is a Jacksonville based volunteer non profit organization. Our mission is to raise awareness and money to help in the fight against all cancers, with emphasis on breast cancer. These may include clinical research, basic research, education, awareness, and patient related breast cancer programs. We will generate revenue through special fund raising events; donate all net proceeds as unrestricted grants; operate with no salary expense or overhead expenses. All funds will be donated to 501(c)(3) programs in the greater Jacksonville, Florida area.
March 6-7-8, 2020
June 5-6, 2021
October 15-17, 2021
Dr. Al Copland, cancer research scientist at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, receives a $ 45,000.00 grant for his lab from Co-chair Karen Aaro, Nancy and Chuck Jantz.
The SenioRITAs Committee announce The SenioRITAs at Sawgrass Cancer Endowment in Honor of Sawgrass Country Club. This $ 25,000.00 Endowment is presented to C. W. Cook, General Manager of Sawgrass Country Club, for their outstanding support of our event and...
The Mixed RITA event, co-founded by Sherill and Gary Herzfeld in 2017, had net proceeds of $ 38,000.00 in their third year.