“Over these many years that I’ve been privileged to know Bill Clinton, I’ve admired him as both a President and a diplomat,” writes Bon Jovi in an email to supporters of the charity. "I, like many others, have been inspired by him and his relentless efforts to improve the lives of others around the globe through his philanthropic work.
“Birthdays are an opportunity to reflect upon our lives, the year gone by and the one ahead, and ask what we’ve accomplished and whether we’ve made an impact in the lives of others.
“August 19 marks President Clinton’s 66th birthday and the good this great man has done in his lifetime is beyond measure. So what better way to celebrate this milestone than by showing him how his infectious enthusiasm and selfless work have inspired people worldwide?
“Join me in wishing President Clinton a very happy birthday by adding your name and personal message to his birthday map. The tribute we create will mean so much.
“At 66, many are just beginning to settle into their retirement years, but President Clinton continues to work tirelessly through the Clinton Foundation to build a better world for hundreds of millions of people. And he’s not slowing down anytime soon. If anything, he’s grown more passionate about helping others.
“Whenever President Clinton sees a need or challenge, he focuses his attention, his energy, and his efforts on implementing a solution that will improve lives – whether it’s creating low carbon transportation in Johannesburg, South Africa; improving maternal health in Peru; inspiring youth in Mississippi to make exercise fun; or visiting North Philly to help a friend launch his foundation to eradicate homelessness. Every day, President Clinton is dedicated to making a difference.
“This birthday map is our way of saying “thank you” to a man who is creating immeasurable change in the world."
To add your name to the birthday map, click here.