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$mart Women Make Change!

12th Annual $mart Women Make Change!
Smart Women Make Change
When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Location: Garden Club of Jacksonville
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 PM
The annual $mart Women Make Change! is Junior Achievement's signature event to benefit the JA Girl$ program. JA Girl$ has educated more than 19,000 girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship since 2006.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks and more as we highlight the impact JA GIRL$ is making in Northeast Florida's community.
Networking with like-minded business professionals
5:30 - 6:45 pm
Live Music
UNF Jazz Quartet
Throughout the Night:
Hors d'oeuveres, Manifest Signature Drink, Wicked Barley Beer, Wine Available
Local Women-Owned Business Vendors
Silent Auction - Ends at 7:45 pm
JA GIRL$ Program
Your Chance to Make a Difference
Raffle and Silent Auction
This annual event brings together those in the community whose unwavering support impacts what JA Girl$ and Junior Achievement are able to accomplish now and into the future.
Individual tickets are available.

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Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund

$mart Women Make Change! is supported by a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund, est. 2015.
delores Barr Weaver Forever Event
Delores Barr Weaver established this Fund in 2015 to provide a $10,000 grant annually to support a premiere fundraising event in perpetuity at 20 local nonprofit organizations. This grant will provide a permanent source of income for organizations that Mrs. Weaver has generously supported for many years. It is her hope that other individuals will make similar permanent gifts to organizations that have been important to them. This Fund is one of a collection of Funds established by Delores Barr Weaver at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Mrs. Weaver has an extraordinary legacy of philanthropy, and she has provided transformative support to dozens of nonprofit organizations that uplift, enlighten and advance our community. Her establishment of the Delores Barr Weaver Fund ($50 million) in 2012 was the largest gift in The Community Foundation's history.

JA Girl$

ja girls
JA Girl$ is a Junior Achievement initiative to educate girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship.
Join in helping girls discover a lifetime of opportunities.
Affirm and praise girls to build their self-confidence.
Guide girls to explore and understand the power of their choices.
Inspire girls to open their minds to new possibilities.
Role model to girls the qualities and attributes you value.
Listen to and honor what girls have to say.
$upport girls by creating safe spaces for her to take risks.

Become a Sponsor!

100% of funds benefit the JA Girl$ program and fully fund the program for the year.

Email Stephanie Saman or call (904) 398-9944 x231 to get more information on how to sponsor $mart Women Make Change!.





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