Mary Jane Home volunteer Jane Bowerman

Jane’s Story: How Volunteering Expanded the Family of a Mother of Three

Jane Bowerman loves volunteering at Catholic Charities Hawai‘i’s Mary Jane Home, which provides housing and educational opportunities to pregnant women in need of a safe, affordable place to live during their pregnancy. She provides a wide range of assistance to the Mary Jane Home residents, including babysitting when mothers attend meetings or classes, providing transportation to medical appointments and errands, …

CCH volunteer Caira with mother and grandmother

Three Generations of Givers

When 6-year-old Caira needed a volunteer project for her school’s service learning assignment, her mother Maile and grandmother Charlene sought out Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) because they knew that it is not only a great place to volunteer but also one of the few charities that have projects appropriate for youth. As an annual donor to CCH, Charlene says she …