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    JBJSF Celebrates Grand Opening of Merrick Hall

    July 31, 2014 2 Comments

    New Building Brings Brighter Futures for More Young Mothers and Their Children

    Philadelphia – When Jon Bon Jovi first stepped on Northern Children’s Services campus about ten years ago, he recognized the beauty in one particular building, Merrick Hall. Today, Merrick Hall opened its doors back up again for the first time at the Grand Opening and Dedication Ceremony.

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    Jon Bon Jovi to Receive Marian Anderson Award

    July 23, 2014 0 Comments

    The JBJ Soul Foundation would like to congratulate our Board Chairman, Jon Bon Jovi, on being named this year’s recipient of the Marian Anderson Award.

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    Covenant House Honors Craig Spencer and JBJSF at 'A Night of Broadway Stars' Gala

    May 8, 2014 0 Comments

    Philadelphia, PA – May 7, 2014 – More than 450 people joined Jon Bon Jovi, Craig Spencer and some of Broadway's most talented stars on May 7th in a celebration of Covenant House's 15th year in Pennsylvania. A Night of Broadway Stars is an annual fundraiser benefiting Covenant House Pennsylvania, a nonprofit organization that serves homeless, at-risk and trafficked youth.

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    The Kelly Cares Foundation Honored the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, NBC News Correspondent Anne Thompson, and Peter Schivarelli, Manager of the Band Chicago, at its Irish Eyes Gala

    April 28, 2014 0 Comments

    Kelly Cares Foundation Presented a Check to the Special Olympics USA to Support this Summer’s Games in New Jersey

    (April 24, 2014 – New York, NY) - The Kelly Cares Foundation, established by Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly and his wife Paqui, honored the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, and Notre Dame alumni Anne Thompson, NBC News Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent, and Peter Schivarelli, Manager of the band Chicago, at its Irish Eyes Gala on Wednesday, April 23rd at the Sheraton Times Square in Manhattan. The gala raised over $800,000 which will support causes locally, nationally, and globally.

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    Project Home Celebrates Grand Opening of Jbj Soul Homes, Built in Partnership with Jon Bon Jovi, Leigh and John Middleton, and Elizabeth Moran

    April 22, 2014 0 Comments

    Funders Jon Bon Jovi and Middleton Family Join City Officials to Open the Mixed-Use Development for Formerly Homeless, Teens Aging out of Foster Care and Low-Income Individuals

    PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 – Project HOME announced today the grand opening of JBJ Soul Homes, a four-story mixed-use development that includes retail, offices and 55 apartment units for formerly homeless and low-income people. With remarks by Jon Bon Jovi, public officials and community partners, the opening will serve as the first part of Project HOME’s 25th Anniversary.

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    Covenant House to Honor Craig Spencer and JBJSF at 'A Night of Broadway Stars' Gala

    April 14, 2014 0 Comments

    Covenant House Pennsylvania will be honoring Craig Spencer, President & CEO of The Arden Group and Vice-Chairman of the JBJSF, and the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation at their 9th Annual A Night of Broadway Stars gala on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Both Craig Spencer and the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation will be honored for their work with homeless youth striving to turn their lives around.

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    USA WEEKEND Honors 14 Inspiring Grassroots Volunteer Initiatives At The Make A Difference Day Awards

    April 10, 2014 0 Comments

    Musician Jon Bon Jovi and Today Show Co-hosts Matt Lauer & Savannah Guthrie Also Honored for their Commitment to Volunteerism

    McLean, Va. (April 10, 2014) – Fourteen grassroots volunteer efforts from across the country were recognized today during the annual Make A Difference Day Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. Make A Difference Day is the nation’s largest day of service, bringing together millions of Americans to volunteer in their local neighborhoods and communities. It was created in 1992 by Gannett Co., Inc.’s USA WEEKEND Magazine along with partners, Newman’s Own®, Inc. and Points of Light. Newman’s Own will donate a total of $130,000, awarding ten Make A Difference Day honorees and three City Award winners with $10,000 each to continue their efforts.

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    Joseph’s House of Camden Celebrates Official Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    April 1, 2014 5 Comments

    Unique shelter offers support services for homeless men & women in Camden

    CAMDEN, N.J. (April 1, 2014) – As part of his ongoing commitment to help Camden residents, Jon Bon Jovi returned to Camden today to join elected officials and local representatives in celebrating the ribbon cutting ceremony for Joseph’s House of Camden, a homeless shelter designed to help guests achieve self-sufficiency.

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    Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund & United Policyholders Partner to Help Homeowners Facing NFIP April Deadline with "Last Chance Webinar"

    March 25, 2014 1 Comment

    NFIP deadline for submitting documents is quickly approaching -- March 26th Webinar guides residents through document completion and NFIP requirements.

    The "Last Chance Webinar" will walk organizations and homeowners through the NFIP coverage and loss documentation rules, filing proof of loss forms, and answer common questions about flood damage and insurance recovery. Participants will be able to submit questions during the webinar.

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    Update: Joseph's House

    February 24, 2014 1 Comment

    We are happy to share an update on a program we are helping to fund - Joseph's House in Camden, NJ. Construction is now finished and Joseph's House is not only able to give homeless men and women a hot meal & a place to spend the night, but their staff also connects them with services that they need to help them off the streets permanently. Since opening on January 21, 2014, they have had an average of 78 occupants each night. On some of the coldest nights during the snow storms we have had the past few weeks, they have taken in up to 85 individuals.