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 3-5, 2023
May 14-15, 2022
October 14-16, 2022
One of our proudest moments... fulfilling a 5-year pledge to the Baptist MD Anderson/First Coast News Buddy Bus 3 years early! Jason Simpson (BMDA), Lisa Dalziel, Mary Faulconer, Joan Grune, Lorrayne Carless, Chuck Jantz, Sherill Herzfeld, Gary Herzfeld, Derek Pratt,...
The MixedRITA committee along with key donors present Dr. Al Copland of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville a check for $ 15,000.00. While supporting Dr. Copland's Cancer Research Lab since 2006, this grant is the largest to date. Attending the presentation ( l to r ) are...
2021 SenioRITA Check Presentation to Baptist Health Foundation From left to right: Jason Simpson, Joyce Miller, Karen Aaro, Wendy Brouwer, Wendy Alexiatis2021 SenioRITA Check Presentation to Mayo Clinc From left to right: Karen Aaro & Dr. Al Copland