JBJ Soul Foundation

Rebuilding pride in one’s self and one’s community – one SOUL at a time.

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President Bill Clinton Visits JBJ Soul Kitchen


On Monday, September 10th, 2012, the JBJ Soul Kitchen hosted a very special dinner event. The JBJ Soul Foundation and the Clinton Foundation welcomed the winner of an auction held at the 100 Women In Hedge Funds Gala in late 2011.

JBJ Soul Foundation & Covenant House Hear from Residents of Rights of Passage


The JBJ Soul Foundation is proud to have been a part of Covenant House PA’s Rights of Passage. To hear from some of the youth whose lives have been forever changed by the work that Covenant House does, including several who live in the CH –PA facility that we helped fund, please watch the video below.

Watch JBJ Speak about the Project REACH Mobile App Challenge at Health Datapalooza


The Health Datapalooza, which took place in Washington D.C. on June 4th, brought together a diverse group of data experts, technology developers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, health care system leaders, and community advocates to support innovative applications of health and health care data.

Below is the video from The Health Data Initiative Forum III: The Health Datapalooza, where you can listen to Jon Bon Jovi speak about the Project REACH Mobile App Challenge.

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JBJSF Celebrates Groundbreaking of a New Building in Philadelphia


Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation joins Northern Children’s Services (formerly Northern Home for Children) as they break ground on construction to expand housing for homeless teenage mothers and children

Philadelphia, June 7, 2012—Northern Children’s Services proudly marked the beginning of construction to completely renovate Merrick Hall, the oldest building on its six-acre campus, at a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday, June 4. The project also includes the construction of new permanent housing for homeless teenage mothers and their children. The festivities were sponsored by Wawa, Inc., whose partnership with the agency spans 25 years and represents contributions of close to $1 million. Wawa President Chris Gheysens presented a $430,000 check at the ceremony in support of the Merrick project.

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