The AT&T National Golf Tournament held its opening ceremonies Wednesday at the Aronimink Golf Club. Jon Bon Jovi was on hand as one of the guest speakers and later stopped by to visit to the JBJSF tent set up in the welcome area. The JBJSF shared our mission and story with the tournament attendees, along with the help of students from two of our community partners, Project H.O.M.E. and Hopeworks n’Camden.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 23, 2010 – The JBJSF announced yesterday that they will be partnering with Covenant House Pennsylvania on their newest project in Philadelphia. Board Members were on hand for the ceremonial groundbreaking for Rights of Passage, a transitional living program for homeless youth. This is Covenant House’s most recent initiative and will provide temporary housing for 20 homeless youth under the ages of 21.
The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation is proud to have been selected by the AT&T National golf tournament as one of the recipients of the proceeds from this event. In addition to the Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia and the Tiger Woods Foundation, the JBJSF will be one of the charities featured throughout the week-long golf tournament, held June 29 – July 4.