An avid believer of giving back to his community, Joseph has been, and continues to be, involved with a variety of non-profit organizations. While diverse in their mission and audiences, each of these groups is unified through their commitment to improving the quality of life for their constituents.
- Bailey House serves hundreds of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in neighborhoods throughout New York City. They provide housing and services that help clients address homelessness, poverty, hunger, substance use, mental illness and other critical issues that make survival hard, if not impossible. Bailey House looks forward to expanding their services and providing home, hope and community to thousands more men, women and children living with poverty and HIV/AIDS here and around the nation. (2012)
- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since the first funding in 1954, LLS has awarded more than $680 million in research funding. (2011)
- AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles designed to advance interest in ending the ongoing pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS. (2010)
- Mercy House is a non profit organization founded in 1988 and providing homeless prevention, emergency services, transitional housing, permanent housing & supportive services to homeless men, women and children living throughout the greater Orange County area. (2009, 2010)