Bon Jovi tours Philadelphia homeless shelter for teens

    Rocker and homeless advocate Jon Bon Jovi is in Philadelphia today touring a teen and young adult shelter in Kensington.

    The new outpost of the Covenant House International will house 20 formerly homeless people ages 18 to 21.


    The Associated Press reports the shelter will help residents transition to adulthood by teaching them life and housekeeping skills, and helping them set goals.

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    Bon Jovi, a former owner of arena football team the Philadelphia Soul, has also worked with Project HOME and plans to open a pay-if-you-can restaurant in New Jersey.

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