Cheyona Lopez

Program Manager, SNAP Outreach

Cheyona Lopez

“What I enjoy the most is the people we help every day in the community.  It’s a great feeling to know that the work I do makes a tremendous impact on those we serve. I love seeing the smiles on people’s faces. As I continue my journey with Helping Hands Hawai‘i, I hope I can continue to make a difference in many lives.”

Cheyona is a SNAP Outreach Program Manager responsible for administering the delivery of direct client services through the SNAP Outreach Program, which includes developing program protocols and conducting regular case reviews. She is also responsible for coordinating outreach events and actively recruiting and supervising volunteers/staff for the purpose of promoting SNAP. She works with the Department of Human Services, community partners and funders to encourage participation and education in the SNAP program.

Cheyona is a graduate of Farrington High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Fun fact: Cheyona has been dancing hula since the 4th grade and it is something she loves to do.