Jon Bon Jovi, the head of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation will be honored by the National Association of Broadcasters Education and receive a 2017 Service to America Leadership Award for the foundation’s work to end poverty and homelessness.
Bon Jovi will receive the award at NABEF’s Celebration of Service to America Awards ceremony June 20 in Washington, D.C., according to the NABEF.
“Jon Bon Jovi has entertained audiences for decades and earned world-wide fame as an artist and performer,” said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander in a statement. “Despite his fame, Jon has never lost sight of community. His generous support of programs that address hunger and homelessness exemplifies the Leadership Award for which we will honor him.”