JBJ Soul Foundation

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

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Letter from the Executive Director of the JBJSF

01/21/2010

Welcome and thank you for visiting our website,

You may have noticed a few changes in 2009, most notably our name change from the Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation to Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (JBJSF). Our Mission remains the same: to focus our resources on creating innovative partnerships that help break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and /or homelessness.

JBJSF WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

01/12/2010

Sister Mary Scullion was unanimously chosen by the board of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation to become their newest member. Sister Mary is one of the founding partners of Project H.O.M.E. and her relationship with the JBJSF goes back to the very beginning of the Foundations existence. The Soul Foundation partnered with Sister Mary and Habitat for Humanity to rehabilitate 15 row homes for homeownership in North Philadelphia back in 2006.

JBJSF Thanks ICAP for their Long Time Support & Generous Donation

12/10/2009

ICAP (IAP.L), the world’s premier interdealer broker, held its 17th annual global Charity Day on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. 100% of company revenues and commissions for the day will be donated to a selection of over 120 charities around the world.

MAYOR BOOKER AND JON BON JOVI CUT RIBBON & OPEN GENESIS PROJECT AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

12/08/2009

Public-private partnership will provide 51 units; HELP Newark’s Genesis Project will provide permanent housing and post-acute care for special-needs population.

USA NETWORK AND TOM BROKAW TO CO-HOST FIRST-EVER CHARACTERS UNITE NATIONAL TOWN HALL ON HEALING AMERICA’S DIVISION

12/02/2009

Brokaw to Moderate Panel of Prominent National Leaders from Government, Academia, Business, Media, the Arts and Non-Governmental Organizations

Jon Bon Jovi, DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, Syndicated Columnist Kathleen Parker, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Xavier Becerra, and Senator Max Cleland Among Those Participating

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