Jon Bon Jovi Opens Shelter in Philadelphia
Jon Bon Jovi, a longtime advocate for homeless causes, spoke recently at the opening of a new homeless shelter for teens and young adults in Philadelphia.
Bon Jovi attended the opening of the Covenant House shelter, to which The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation contributed $3 million.
The shelter will provide housing for 20 young adults, ages 18 to 21. The majority of them have outgrown the foster-care system or are homeless. The Covenant House will provide them with shelter, as well as help the residents create life goals.
Bon Jovi was recently named to President Barack Obama’s White House Council for Community Solutions and used to be an owner of the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League.
Covenant House provides shelters for homeless young adults in the U.S., Latin America and Canada.