Thank you EIF [Entertainment Industry Foundation] for inviting me to join you here today and for giving me the opportunity to speak.
Thank you to our First Lady, Mrs. Obama, for her commitment to volunteerism and her determined leadership by example in making community and national service an American priority.
On Monday, June 22, 2009, the Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation’s JON BON JOVI took part in the opening session of the 2009 National Conference For Service And Volunteering, held in San Francisco, CA. The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is the world’s largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors.
About Bayou Area Habitat For Humanity
Since 1996, The Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity has built houses in neighborhoods across Lafourche and Terebonne Parishes and helped to provide for basic human needs.
TIME Magazine has named Project H.O.M.E.’s Sister Mary Scullion as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in its 3rd annual list of the TIME 100. Sister Mary, co-founder and Executive Director of Project H.O.M.E., was cited for her leadership in helping reduce homelessness in Philadelphia.