What’s in a Name?
They found that they not only shared a passion of their Catholic faith, but they shared a common interest and passion to try to assist people in need of help in Cambodia where at the time one third of the country’s population made less than 1 U.S. dollar a day and over two thirds of the country made less than $2 U.S. dollars a day. Many people, specially the youth have limited options and need help.
Both Bill and Father Kevin agreed that sometime in the future their goal would be to start a charity to operationalize their calling and live their faith. In April of 2021 Bill’s mother passed away. She was a devout Catholic who believed that you should always offer a helping hand to those in need and help everyone live up to their potential. Witnessing the impact of COVID take its toll around the world and simultaneously witnessing longstanding assistance program funding dry up and end, in places like Cambodia. As a tribute to Bill’s mother, he and Father Kevin decided now was the time to act, so they founded Cana’s Promise.