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Volunteer Spotlight Fall 2023 - Jackie McNeely


In the heart of House of Pearls, there exists a remarkable individual whose presence radiates warmth and inspiration. Meet Jackie, a devoted volunteer who has woven her passion for sewing and crafting into a profound mission of hope and healing. With a heart filled with compassion and a deep-rooted faith, Jackie has become an integral part of the rehabilitation process for the ladies in our program.

Jackie's journey as a volunteer began when she recognized the transformative power of creativity and faith in her own life. Drawing from her own experiences of overcoming adversity, she felt a calling to share her skills and talents with those seeking a fresh start. Her classes are not just about teaching stitches and patterns; they are about fostering a sense of community and spiritual growth. Through the gentle guidance of her hands and the soothing hum of sewing machines, Jackie instills in the ladies a sense of purpose and self-worth.

Jackie's classes are not only practical but also therapeutic. They provide an opportunity for the women to channel their emotions and anxieties into crafting beautiful pieces of art. More importantly, Jackie's unwavering faith serves as a beacon of hope for these ladies, reminding them that recovery is not just a physical journey but a spiritual one as well. She weaves faith into every stitch, nurturing their belief in themselves and in the God that guides their lives. At House of Pearls, Jackie stands as a testament to the transformative power of love, creativity, and faith, offering the ladies a chance to not only mend their garments but also mend their souls.

Thank You For All You Do Miss Jackie!!

House of Pearls welcomes volunteers with a variety of skills.  Some examples of our needs include

  • Resale Shop helpers

  • Ministry by mentors

  • Transportation

  • Educators in life skills, including finances, emotional self care, etiquette, personal hygiene, nutrition, and so on

  • House maintenance

  • Grounds maintenance

To begin your process of becoming a House of Pearls volunteer, either at the house or in the shop, please complete this 

online application.


HOP Volunteer Handbook

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