Delores Barr Weaver

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville sexual assault victims can soon go to a new location for forensic exams and other resources. It’s called the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam —  or “SAFE” center and Monday was its ribbon cutting.

Tuesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with former CSX CEO Michael Ward who is co-chair of a Jacksonville Civic Council committee looking into the possible sale of JEA (01:06).

Renay Daigle from Daigle Creative and Delores Barr Weaver told us about the Connectable Campaign (32:03).

John November, Executive Director and General Counsel for The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida, talked about Tuesday’s Jacksonville Tree Symposium (46:00).

Delores Barr Weaver

Trailblazing philanthropist Delores Barr Weaver has done it again.

Weaver, the original co-owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, has established a $20 million endowed fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, adding to her already legendary history of giving back to the Jacksonville area and beyond.

We speak with Delores Barr Weaver and Nina Waters, president of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, about her latest efforts to support local nonprofits.

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LGBT youth advocacy group JASMYN is announcing a $500,000 gift from the Dolores Barr Weaver Fund.

The gift is a matching fund meant to help the group meet its goal of eliminating youth HIV/AIDS in Jacksonville.


Jacksonville's fourth next gun buy-back event is scheduled for later this month, and this event will be different from the last three.

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Nationally recognized philanthropists and former Jacksonville Jaguars owners Wayne Weaver and Delores Barr Weaver have donated their $4.7 million Lakewood mansion to support the local nonprofit community.

A special presentation on WJCT Television tonight puts the spotlight on one of the top philanthropists in town, and even the country.

Former Jacksonville Jaguars majority owners Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver are number 17 on The Chronicle of Philanthropy's top 50 charitable donors of 2012 with $83.7 million donated.

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It’s an ambitious effort from one of the biggest change agents in town.. to change the system for girls.

The Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center is up and running. Its focus is girls in the juvenile and foster care systems. And the Center will be run by a national standout in understanding the complex needs of girls.