Welcome To

Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation

To Advance Pancreatic Cancer Research and Awareness Through Charitable Giving

vision for the future

our philosophy

Through events including the annual Jo-Ann Danzis Memorial Tennis Weekend & BBQ, Cork & Fork for a Cause , and the Grape Gallop Vineyard Run, the Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation has raised about $200,000 for awareness programs and cutting-edge pancreatic cancer research for world renowned experts including Dr. Tatiana Alistar, Atlantic Medical Group within Morristown Medical Center.

Click here for more information on who we support. Follow us to participate in future events and support a great cause at the same time. You can also donate at any time…all contributions are appreciated. Without you, none of this would be possible.


Providing Essential Information

We Believe

We believe awareness comes from education. Through presentations, outreach activities, and online and print information, we are dedicated to providing information to schools, individuals, health & medical professionals, and community groups.

Visit our Education page for our Education, Awareness & Outreach Guide to obtain information to share in your school, community group, or on your personal social media. The Guide is currently being updated and will be available on May 10th.

Our Upcoming Events

The Sobering Facts

Mortality Rate

Pancreatic Cancer has the highest mortality rate of all cancers, with a 5-year survival rate of 12%.

3rd Leading Cause

It is the third leading cause of all cancer-related deaths.

Survival Rate

Survival has not improved substantially in over 40 years.

Long-term Planning

No effective early diagnostic tools.