Jon Bon Jovi has been named the 2024 MusiCares Person Of The Year. He will be honoree of the 33rd annual benefit gala in L.A. on February 2nd with proceeds going to provide essential support for MusiCares, a charity providing music professionals health and human services.
“(Jon Bon Jovi’s) long-standing commitment to serving food-insecure and unhoused individuals inspires us all,” wrote MusiCares in a statement.
Founded in ’06, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (formerly the Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation) opened the JBJ Soul Kitchen, a community restaurant where patrons pay what they can afford for their meals, either with money or by volunteering work. Since then, three additional locations have opened.