Yeverley has been actively involved in serving the community over many years. She was the foundation Chair of the Holy Family Catholic School and its Building Committee. She chaired the Board of Trustees until 2011. She organised the first Aspiring Art Award in 2008 and has continued to oversee the event. She has been involved with the Upper Clutha Plunket Society, Hawea Flat Play Group and Chair of the Hawea Flat School. Mrs McCarthy opened the Serendipity Charity Shop in 2009 to raise funds for Wanaka community groups. At present she is chair of the Upper Clutha Christmas Trust and is delighted to have been appointed as a Trustee for the Wanaka Community House Trust.