Ever since its’ inception, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation has sought to improve the lives of the homeless and impoverished by providing meals, shelter, and rehabilitation programs that inspire hope that no matter how far you’ve fallen,with a little help, you can get up again.
Whether its providing low-cost housing or cozy winter blankets to embrace a city’s homeless on a cold winter night, the foundation renews and lifts up lives, ‘one soul at a time’.
Little wonder then that the foundation that bears the nom de plume of founding father Jon Bon Jovi is stepping up in a big way to be one of the many tips of the spears pointedly digging in to help the shattered state of New Jersey rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Jon Bon Jovi’s home state has suffered billions in damage running the gamut from epic floods, homes blown apart like Monopoly houses being swatted away by a losing hand; and the near-biblical destruction of iconic coastal areas like the boardwalks in Belmar, Seaside Heights and other towns along the shore.
Rebuilding will take years; a long and arduous task that will cost billions of dollars.
To help in this daunting effort, Jon Bon Jovi and the Soul Foundation have provided an inspiring and unique way of identifying with the destruction and pain wrought by the storm, while empowering you to chip in with whatever you can spare by making a donation to the JBJ Soul Foundation: Hurricane Sandy-NJ Relief and Recovery Fund.
To get started, simply follow this link, where you will be able to view a series of videos that intersperse Bon Jovi songs with heartbreaking shots of the mayhem and devastation that even visited Jon Bon Jovi’s hometown of Sayreville, New Jersey.
In addition to videos for “Who Says You Can’t Go Home?”, “Livin’ On A Prayer’, ‘Superman Tonight’, and ‘Here Comes The Sun’, you will also be able to enjoy two new previously unreleased songs by Jon Bon Jovi, ‘Old Habits Die Hard’, and ‘Not Running Anymore’.
Bon Jovi has always been there for his fans, now we have an opportunity to be there for them during these frighteningly different days, united together in bringing Jersey back bigger and better than before.
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