Catherine co-sponsored the Creative Arts Center in her native country, Liberia where she hosted local events to raise funds to assist Liberia in creating and implementing a variety of fine and performing arts programs for children. Catherine also led an effort to donate over 2,300 pairs of shoes to Shoes for Liberia project for residents of Liberia in need of shoes. Additionally, Catherine and her daughter Ive organized and led an effort to raise $35,000 which was donated to the More Than Me non-profit to assist Liberia in getting girls back in school after the Ebola outbreak.
Additionally, Catherine served as a community organizer for President Obama's campaign as well as for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. as well as panalist on Police Reform in her local community.
Catherine has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally for her service in the community. In her native home of Liberia, the Catherine Woyee-Jones Media Lab was named in her honor. Catherine also received the Community Crusader Award during the fourth edition of the Liberian Entertainment Awards (LEA). Catherine achieved accolades for her commitment to health and wellness and military families from Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Because of Catherine’s commitment to service in the community, she was also honored by Oprah Winfrey, on Oprah’s 2012 Edition of My Favorite Things.