JON BON JOVI SHOTS THAT WILL FILL YOUR SOUL, Plus snaps from the press conference of the JBJ Homes Dedication
New Jersey-native, the singer’s Soul Foundation and the Middleton
Partnership provided the lead gift for the $16.6 million complex,
located in the Francisville neighborhood.
Soul Foundation, and Joan Dawson McConnon, co-founder of Project HOME
Cheryl Ann Davis, a JBJ Soul Homes resident, reads a poem dedicated to
her mother; she talked about how her mom had died and left her homeless.
Cheryl went on to live in youth homeless shelter Covenant House where
she got her life back together. She is now attending Community College
of Philadelphia. She recently moved into the JBJ Soul Homes. Covenant House Pennsylvania will be honoring Craig Spencer, President
& CEO of The Arden Group and Vice-Chairman of the JBJSF, and the Jon
Bon Jovi Soul Foundation at their 9th Annual A Night of Broadway Stars
gala on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Both Craig Spencer and the Jon Bon
Jovi Soul Foundation will be honored for their work with homeless youth
striving to turn their lives around. (Jon Bon
Jovi, will play a short acoustic set at the “Night of Broadway,” a benefit for Covenant House, on May 7th.)
residents, an exercise room, and a green sustainable roof.
The project received both private and public funding. The lead private
funding comes from the JBJ Soul Foundation and the Middleton
Partnership. The lead public funding comes from U.S. Dept. of Housing
& Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Philadelphia.