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  • NJ Soul of Hunger: A Year in Review

    01/13/16

    Over the past year, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation has worked with the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition (NJAHC) on a program called NJ Soul of Hunger (NJSOH). The goal of the program has been to educate the public and policy makers about the broad scope of hunger in New Jersey by using real stories and voices of those experiencing hunger first hand.

  • Soul Foundation Thanks Spoon Full of Hope for Their Service to the Community

    12/29/15

    The JBJ Soul Foundation and Soul Kitchen would like to thank Gateway Church and Spoon Full of Hope for their service to the community of Union Beach. For the last year these 2 groups have worked together to feed and help rebuild their community, through a grant from the JBJ Soul Foundation.

  • Happy Holidays from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation!

    12/01/15

    This holiday season, give the gift of giving by donating to the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation in honor of your co-workers, employees, friends, or loved ones. By using our “Give a Gift” function, they will receive an email with a personal message from you notifying them that a donation was made in their name!

  • NJ Soul of Hunger: The Atlantic City Story

    08/26/15

    On Friday, August 21, 2015, NJ Soul of Hunger held a press event to launch an art exhibit at the Noyes Arts Garage in Atlantic City. The exhibit, “NJ Soul of Hunger: The Atlantic City Story” featured compelling photographs from eight Atlantic County residents, some who were former casino employees but all whose lives have been effected by the recent surge in casino closures.

  • JBJ Soul Kitchen Voted Best Celebrity-Owned Restaurant in 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award Contest Sponsored by USA TODAY

    06/23/15

    JBJ Soul Kitchen was voted the Best Celebrity-Owned Restaurant in 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest.

  • Jon Bon Jovi and Labor Leaders from Across New York State Join Fight for Fair Pay Campaign

    06/11/15

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Jon Bon Jovi and labor leaders from across New York have joined the Fight for Fair Pay campaign, which is supporting the Governor’s push to raise the minimum wage.

  • Rutgers University–Camden Awards Honorary Degree to Jon Bon Jovi

    05/21/15

    CAMDEN, NJ (May 21, 2015) – Two nationally recognized leaders in civic justice and equality received honorary degrees from Rutgers University–Camden during a Convocation and Graduate Commencement ceremony held at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden at 9 a.m. today.

  • JBJ Soul Foundation helps Phoenix Pass expand

    05/14/15

    It’s the final push, and thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, Phoenix Pass, Inc., will break ground on the new apartment units for temporarily homeless women and their children on Thursday, May 14 at 10 a.m., at the Conyers complex.

  • Jon Bon Jovi Honored with Lifetime Philanthropy Award

    04/28/15

    This past Saturday, April 25th, Jon Bon Jovi was honored for his lifetime accomplishments at the 36th Annual Common Wealth Awards ceremony in Wilmington, Delaware. The awards recognized individuals who have enriched modern culture through their professional and personal endeavors.

    The 2015 Common Wealth Award recipients were:
    Jon Bon Jovi, lead singer of Grammy Award-winning rock band and humanitarian, for Public Service;
    Edward Norton, award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and philanthropist, for Public Service;
    Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, for Mass Communications.

  • The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, the Peoples Pantry (Inspire NJ), and Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Join Forces to Form the B.E.A.T. Center

    04/14/15

    With initial philanthropic support from The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, The B.E.A.T. Center will provide assistance and support services aimed to end hunger in Ocean County; also house FoodBank satellite location, permanent home of The Peoples Pantry and second location of JBJ Soul

    TOMS RIVER, NJ (April 14, 2015) – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (FoodBank), The Peoples Pantry (INSPIRE NJ), and Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (JBJSF) announced today the formation of The B.E.A.T. Center (Bringing Everyone All Together), a community hub where families and individuals in need can access food, job training and other resources that aim to end the cyclical cause of hunger in Ocean County, N.J.