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.
The Mixed RITA event, co-founded by Sherill and Gary Herzfeld in 2017, had net proceeds of $ 38,000.00 in their third year.
Leah Cox presents a check for $200 to Chuck Jantz, founder of The RITA Foundation. Leah, 10 years old, did a bake sale as part of a school project. Leah chose Breast Cancer as two of her teachers have been affected. She wanted to keep her contribution local and picked...
The SenioRITAs Committee, Sponsors and Guests present Mayo Clinic $ 63,800.00 and Dr. Copland $ 45,000.00 from the 2018 SenioRITAs at Sawgrass event.