DONATED TO BREAST CANCER RESEARCH SINCE 1996!

OUR MISSION

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.

OUR EVENTS

March 3-5, 2023

May 14-15, 2022

October 14-16, 2022

RITA Championships at Baptist Medical Center Clay

RITA Championships at Baptist Medical Center Clay

The RITA Championships committee met at the new Baptist Medical Center Clay to present the check for $ 25,000.00 to Hospital President Darin Roark in September 2021.  This amount represented the net proceeds from the 2021 RITA Championships event held at Club...

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MixedRITA 2021 Check Presentation

MixedRITA 2021 Check Presentation

The 2021 MixedRITA Tennis event had net proceeds of $51,700 in their 4th year playing the tournament, 5th year raising money for both breast cancer and prostate cancer. Check presentation with (left to right) Lorrayne Carless, Sherill Herzfeld, Lisa Dalziel and Dr. Al...

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Baptist Buddy Bus

Baptist Buddy Bus

In early 2020, Baptist M D Anderson and First Coast News ( Buddy Check 12 ) asked The RITA Foundation to financially support funding for a $ 1,000,000.00 mobile mammography bus to offer state-of-the-art 3D screening mammography to the community. The RITA Foundation's...

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