» jax journey /site Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:28:11 +0000 en hourly 1 SHERIFF DONATES $25,000 TO PURCHASE BOOKS /site/2009/07/sheriff-donates-25000-to-purchase-books/ /site/2009/07/sheriff-donates-25000-to-purchase-books/#comments Sat, 04 Jul 2009 05:29:31 +0000 Admin /site/?p=166 Published Friday, December 15, 2006

Jacksonville Journal

A fundraiser at Outback Steak House in Jacksonville Beach raised about $35,000 Saturday for an effort to make the book If These Chains Could Talk available to all eighth- and ninth-graders in Jacksonville public schools.

The book is a series of letters written by incarcerated youths and compiled by Duval County School Board member Betty Burney.

The Sheriff’s Office donated $25,000 from its confiscated drug money.

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