Leadership partners are those special people, who have been very active with their support by helping the St. John’s Food for the Poor Program at the St. Francis Xavier Center. Leadership partners have donated a great deal of time, donations, volunteer helpers and food to assist the dramatic increase in the number of hungry guest coming to our meal center. There are many individuals, corporations and organizations that support the St. John’s Food for the Poor Program. St. John’s is pleased to highlight several of these initiatives and our leadership partners:
Public Officials and Their Staff
James P. McGovern (D-MA), United States Representative, 2nd Congressional District 
Joseph M. Petty, Mayor and City Councilor At-Large, Worcester, MA
Edward M. Augustus, Jr., City Manager, Worcester, MA
Joseph D. Early, Jr., Worcester County District Attorney
Lewis G. Evangelidis, Worcester County Sheriff
City Council: Morris A. Bergman, Michael T. Gaffney, Khrystian E. King, Konstantina B. Lukes, Kathleen M. Toomey.
School Committee: Mayor Joseph M. Petty, Dianna Biancheria, Donna M. Colorio, John Foley, Molly O. McCullough, John Monfredo, Brian O'Connell
Business Leaders
Joe Pagano, President & Creative Director, Pagano Media
Mike Pagano, President of Lamoureux and Pagano Associates, Inc
Paul M Verdini Sr., Financial Secretary of Ancient Order of Hibernians, Worcester, MA
Janice B. Yost, Ed.D., founding President of The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

Program Partners