Judith Zitiello

Fred Funk & Tommy Zitiello Launch 3rd Annual Champions For Hope Gala & Golf Classic

    Successful Event Funds Pancreas Cancer Research & Helps the First Coast Disabled Community   June 17, 2019– Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – The Funk-Zitiello Foundation hosted the 3rd annual Champions for Hope Gala & Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass, home of The PLAYERS, on June 7-8, 2019.  The charity gala and golf tournament, which … Read more

Fred Funk & Tommy Zitiello Host 2nd Annual Champions For Hope Event Gala & Golf Classic Presented by Ally®

Funds Raised Help the First Coast Disabled Community & Fund Pancreatic Cancer Research January 8, 2018 – Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. – The Funk-Zitiello Foundation is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Champions for Hope Gala and Golf Classic with a new Title Sponsor, Ally Financial®. The weekend festivities will be held on June 15 … Read more

National Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day

National Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day

In the last year, pancreatic cancer surpassed breast cancer to become the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. The average five-year survival rate is just 8%. Of the 53, 070 Americans who will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, many will be advanced-stage due to no early detections methods. And … Read more

Why I Give

Originally published on Mayo Clinic In 2013 I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Internet searches are terrifying because there is only a 9 percent survival rate for five years. This cancer grows deep within your body, and the symptoms are often misdiagnosed. Typically it has metastasized to other vital organs, rendering it inoperable. The tumor had … Read more