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 SenioRITAs at Sawgrass Committee presented a check for $ 53,100.00 to Dr. Al Copland’s cancer lab for $ 50,000.00. The balance was placed into the SenioRITAs Cancer Endowment in Honor of Chuck Saacke. January 15, 2024 . In attendance were the following: Jim...
The second annual RITA CASH took place on January 13, 2024. Everyone had a great time, and medals were rewarded in several categories. The event will be back in 2025 when we hope for more teams to join us and rally up participants.
The RITA Foundation was honored as the Outstanding Foundation in NE Florida by the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals at the annual luncheon at the Hyatt Hotel on November 2, 2023.