Country-music duo Sugarland donated 2 concert tickets and backstage meet & greet passes for their show on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, GA to the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation! Thank you to all who bid on this auction, we appreciate your support!
The Soul Kitchen website has just posted a warm note of thanks to all who have helped transform an old mechanic shop into the JBJ Soul Kitchen, and the gravel driveway into a beautiful vegetable garden.
As we introduce the community of Red Bank, NJ to Soul Kitchen, a restaurant with no prices on the menu and where customers pay whatever they can afford for a nutritious meal, we already have so many businesses and individuals to thank it is hard to know where to begin!
HUD AND NEIGHBORWORKS®AMERICA ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGENCY HOMEOWNERS’ LOAN PROGRAM
Homeowners in 27 States & Puerto Rico Will Have Until September 15 to Apply for EHLP Funding
Due to the many calls and emails we at the JBJSF receive regarding mortgage foreclosure assistance, we thought this notice from HUD and NeighborWorks America might provide guidance to the affected jurisdictions. Below is their press release and information:
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and NeighborWorks® America today reopened the application process for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) in 27 states and Puerto Rico to give homeowners at risk of foreclosure more time to apply for the program. While the original application deadline was July 27, HUD estimates that resources will be available to reach more struggling homeowners and will accept applications submitted through September 15, 2011.
The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation announced today that the new website for their program, JBJ Soul Kitchen, is now live. The [website](http://www.jbjsoulkitchen.org) is complete with photo galleries, news stories, has information on reservations and volunteer opportunities, and will provide up-to-date information on the renovation process.
MEMBERS OF WHITE HOUSE COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS – JON BON JOVI AND MICHAEL KEMPNER – CONDUCT FINAL YOUTH LISTENING SESSION IN NEWARK, NJ
Final visit on June 6 completes a series of youth-focused listening sessions conducted by these Council Members – series began in New Orleans (4/29), followed by Atlanta (5/13) and Houston (5/16)
(Washington, DC – June 6, 2011) — As previously announced by The White House Council for Community Solutions, Council member Jon Bon Jovi has hosted a series of youth listening tours at various community-based organizations across the country over the past several weeks. The series of sessions concluded today in Newark, NJ as Council Members Jon Bon Jovi and Michael Kempner (CEO of MWW Group) engaged young Americans and community leaders in candid conversations to determine where efforts are most needed. The series began in New Orleans, LA on April 29, continued with visits to Atlanta, GA on May 13 and Houston, TX on May 16.