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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 and 16, 2018 and will include a charity gala and golf tournament held at TPC …Read More

Second Annual Champions For Hope Golf Tournament Date Announced: June 15-16, 2018 TPC Sawgrass

Join us for this amazing celebrity golf tournament at the world-renowned TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra, FL next June 15 and 16! Participants will have the opportunity to join Champions Tour player and 2005 Players Champion, Fred Funk, local businessman Tommy Zitiello and local sports personalities in a special, two-day event that celebrates giving back to two important local charities. The event will also include an evening concert …Read More

Nick Loren Making A Difference With A CAN-DO Attitude!

December 13, 2017 – Years ago as Nick Loren tucked his 2-year-old son into bed, his son gave him a drawing of a furry, friendly-looking alien with tennis shoes. Nick, being the silly dad that he is, as well an actor and John Travolta’s stunt-double, named the furry alien Farful. Farful Foolong From Oolong Panshoo, to be exact! Little did Nick know, Farful would become a force for hope and creative thinking for children! …Read More

A Good Read For Children’s Cancer Research

November 13, 2017 – Jacksonville-based multimedia company, Panshoo, has teamed up with the V Foundation for Cancer Research to support the nonprofit organization’s dedication to advancements in pediatric cancer research. Panshoo’s is known for the book, “Farful Foolong From Oolong Panshoo” where the main character, alien, Farful Foolong, saves his planet from Grey Bubble-Goo. As a result of the partnership, Panshoo introduced a new book, “Yuckity-Uck,” featuring Farful and a new …Read More

Panshoo, LLC Teams Up With The V Foundation For Cancer Research

Partnership To Support Advancements In Pediatric Cancer Research Jacksonville, FL – October 10, 2017– Sports stars know it; super heroes know it; even furry little aliens named Farful FoolongTM know it – “Victory” can be achieved when creativity, learning and fun meet the quest for answers through research. Panshoo, LLC, the imaginative, multimedia company sparking children’s passion for reading, writing and creative thinking, is teaming up with the V Foundation …Read More

Mayo Clinic Receives Valuable Support For Pancreatic Cancer Research

Funding Totaling $550,000 Presented to Mayo Clinic Research Jacksonville, FL – August 23, 2017 – Purple filled the Kinne Auditorium at Mayo Clinic on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, as Judith Zitiello, Managing Director of The Funk-Zitiello Foundation, dealt another direct blow to pancreatic cancer. Zitiello presented a check for $250,000 to Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., CEO for Mayo Clinic in Florida. As a direct result of Funk-Zitiello Foundation’s “Champions for …Read More

Inaugural Champions for Hope Gala & Golf Classic raises over $880K for Northeast Florida charities

July 5, 2017 – Ponte Vedra, Fla. – The Funk-Zitiello Foundation launched the first annual Champions for Hope Gala & Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass, home of THE PLAYERS, on June 16 and 17.  The charity gala and golf tournament, which raised $881,000, will benefit two important causes in our Northeast Florida community– The JT Townsend Foundation and a grant to fund important pancreatic cancer research through the Mayo Clinic. The …Read More