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WERK it out Jon Bon Jovi!!
The 51-year-old musician recently performed at Food Bank for New York City's Can Do Awards, and we love that he's doing his part as a good citizen in our nation.
The event took place at the Cipriani Wall Street and was hosted by Tony Shalhoub.
Everyone from Chelsea Clinton, Mariska Hargitay, Lauren Bush Lauren, Alyssa Muller, Rachel Ray and Jason Patric attended the affair, which focused on ways people can help to prevent hunger.
Food Bank provides 400,000 free meals a day to New York residents, and income support services help provide tax assistance and food stamps.
Were glad Bon Jovi could be part of something so inspirational!!
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Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora is completely M.I.A. and we have NO IDEA where he has gone or why.
The guitarist was mysteriously absent last night during Jon Bon Jovi's performance in Alberta, Canada as part of the Because We Can tour.
As if that wasn't enough, it was later announced that Richie would not appear in ANY of the shows during the band's second leg of tour.
While Jon dismissed jail time and rehab as the reason for Richie's disappearance (below), he won't reveal anything else!
The band's website released a statement that said:
"Worst phone call ever."
Since then, the surprise has been the sheer amount of fans and supporters that have come forth with their own stories of teen drug abuse. Jon says:
He's a little runaway!
Jon Bon Jovi didn't take it easy on his Christmas vacation in St. Barts this weekend. The rock star went for a jog on Christmas Eve morning through the streets of the French vacation spot.
At 49-years-old, he's not exactly livin' on a prayer. The guy looks great and he's clearly been taking care of himself all these years.
Check out more pics of Jon jogging below!
[Image via CPE/SL2010/Ramey Pix.]
Awesome! Our three favorite things: JBJ, Charity, and Food!
It's actually pretty incredible. The restaurant is "pay what you can" and was an idea formed with his wife. It's called the Soul Kitchen.
There are two ways of eating there: paying with volunteer work, or paying with whatever you can in an envelope on the table. There are no prices, and all of the food is gourmet quality!
Jon said this:
"With the economic downturn, one of the things I noticed was that disposable income was one of the first things that went. Dining out, the family going out to a restaurant, mom not having to cook, dad not having to clean up - a lot of memories were made around restaurant tables. When I learned that one in six people in this country goes to bed hungry, I thought this was the next phase of the Foundation's work."
He expands on the concept, too:
"This is not a soup kitchen. You can come here with the dignity of linens and silver, and you're served a healthy, nutritious meal. This is not burgers and fries. There's no prices on our menu, so if you want to come and you want to make a difference, leave a $20 in the envelope on the table. If you can't afford to eat, you can bus tables, you can wait tables, you can work in the kitchen as a dishwasher or sous chef. If you say to me, `I'm not a people person,' I say, `That's not a problem. We'll take you back to Lunch Break to volunteer with those people. If you don't want to volunteer with that, we'll take you to the FoodBank. If you come in and say, `I'm hungry,' we'll feed you. But we're going to need you to do something. It's very important to what we're trying to achieve."
We think this is a brilliant idea. It helps in so many different ways. We really hope it's successful!
Also — you just might see him there. JBJ loves working there, and usually does the dishes! Rad!
Good luck guys!
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