This was Joe's philosophy. It's simple and yet complicated, just like Joe. At his core, Joe's focus was two fold; raising smart, independent thinkers who stayed curious and always seeking the passions of their hearts, and making the world a better place to be for all of those he could reach.
Raised in the suburbs of South Boston, Joe and his brother and sisters experienced an all too familiar set of circumstances that befall immigrant parents, trying to navigate the norms of a new culture. Perhaps the bi-product of difficult times and senseless struggles, Joe sought to break the molds for which he was formed.
On the outside, Joe had many personas as he tried his hand at pursuing his passions and searching for a career that would afford him to do the things he loved to do. Joe was an artist, a craftsman, a salesman and always looking to do bigger things. From the dishwasher, the pizza maker, the record spinner the business process revolutionary, to the professor - no matter which persona you met, you definitely never forget the way he made you feel.
Joe cared deeply for the human condition and felt responsible for being a part of making it better. If Joe was your friend, you knew no truer friendship.
Joe had many successes and plenty of set-backs and from each he grew a little stronger and they encouraged him to think a little bigger.
Jai Food Rescue Corps is just like Joe, THINKING BIGGEr, helping people while encouraging and inspiring others to do likewise.