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    MONMOUTH COUNTY’S 180 TURNING LIVES AROUND, INC. BREAKS GROUND ON STATE’S LARGEST SAFE HOUSE FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    March 3, 2015 0 Comments

    Lt. Governor Guadagno Lauds Efforts to Keep NJ Families Safe
    Major Funders Recognized for support of the Project

    WALL, NJ – With hardhats and shovels, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. Executive Director Anna Diaz-White, elected officials and major donors ceremoniously broke ground on 180’s new safe house, the largest shelter for victims of domestic violence in the State of New Jersey. The event was hosted at the headquarters of New Jersey Natural Gas, one of the shelter’s major donors. In addition, other major donors, including the Verizon Foundation/HopeLine, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, and the Faith and James Knight Foundation, each contributed $100,000 toward the completion of the shelter.

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    JBJ Soul Kitchen Sponsors Spoon Full of Hope in Monmouth County

    February 24, 2015 1 Comment

    Union Beach community restaurant reopens, provides much-needed boost to town as it continues to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy

    RED BANK, N.J. (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) – The JBJ Soul Kitchen Community Restaurant, a program of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Spoon Full of Hope, a non-profit community restaurant and outreach program of Gateway Church of Christ. The “JBJ Soul Kitchen Sponsors Spoon Full of Hope” pop-up location began serving meals in Union Beach at Union Hose Fire Co. #1 in January. Dinner is served on Wednesdays with seating at 5, 6, and 7 p.m.

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    Happy Holidays from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation!

    December 8, 2014 0 Comments

    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!

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    Jon Bon Jovi Receives Marian Anderson Award

    November 19, 2014 2 Comments

    Jon Bon Jovi, founder and front man for the iconic band Bon Jovi and Chairman of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, accepted the 2014 Marian Anderson Award last evening during a gala dinner and concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. The singer, songwriter, actor, and producer, known for his philanthropy, has a long history of civic and humanitarian outreach.

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    Jon Bon Jovi Lends Support to Help NJ Middle Class

    November 11, 2014 0 Comments

    Jon Bon Jovi, Chairman of the JBJ Soul Foundation, was on hand Monday to lend his support to a new organization whose goal is to help rebuild New Jersey’s middle class.

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    JBJ Soul Kitchen 3rd Anniversary Celebration!

    October 10, 2014 1 Comment

    Mark your calendars and join us for 3 days of events at Soul Kitchen!

    In celebration of three wonderful years at Soul Kitchen, we are hosting three days of special events as a thank you to everyone who has supported our mission and welcomed us into the community. We hope that you will join us – all events are rain or shine and are open to the public, you do not need to dine at Soul Kitchen to participate. We will be open our normal hours during most of this celebration week.

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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.