Category Archives: Recent Grants

California Single Mother Receives Grant From Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations

California state budget cuts have resulted in mandatory and unexpected salary reductions for some state employees.  Ms. Tara Williams was impacted by these budget cuts while trying to support a daughter majoring in engineering in college.  Further complicating matters, her daughter had to give up her basketball scholarship to focus on academics which was another… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Provides Scholarship to Howard University Computer Science Student

Solomon Jones is a computer science major at Howard University.   Solomon was raised and is supported by his 77 year old grandmother who would like nothing more than to see her grandson graduate with an engineering degree. Solomon first met board member Eric Garvin when Mr. Garvin received a Community Service Award at the 2011… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization Help Single Mother In Valdosta Georgia with Lupus

Lawana Gilmore is a single mother of four battling lupus in Valdosta, Georgia.  Ms. Gilmore has arranged for housing that should become available in the spring but needed a bridge grant to transition over that time frame.  The financial weight of caring for four children alone is not insignificant in a challenging job environment. Karen… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Helps Single Mother Through Nursing School

Gracelyn Littlejohn is a single mother of two and attempting to complete her master’s degree in nursing with a goal of teaching.   Her own challenges with Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer curtailed her previous normal nursing employment so teaching proved a more viable path.  However the challenges of medical bills and household expenses as a single mother… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization Contributes To Arkansas Foundation

The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame is a  501(C)(3) non-profit organization in Little Rock that, much like Phillips Charitable Organization, provides grants to constituents normally over looked by larger foundations.  The foundation provides a wide variety of community services in the African American in Arkansas community including youth development, health, and wellness, education, and business/economic… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations Help Navy Veteran Through Abdominal Aneurysm

Thomas Elliot is a Navy veteran who served as an aircraft mechanic for a fighter squadron in Vietnam.  Originally from Kansas City, he currently resides in Los Angeles recovering from surgery complications of an aortic abdominal aneurysm.  Learn more about this condition at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/ds01194. Mr. Elliot’s daughter and fiance have been working to support his… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Donates to Semper Fi Fund at Charles Phillips CEO Infor Keynote at Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Event marks 237th birthday of USMC MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Led by Lieutenant Colonel Phillip M. Bragg, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines held its Marine Corps Birthday Ball in South Carolina this past weekend with Charles Phillips as the keynote speaker.  November 10th marked the actual 237th birthday of the United Marines Corps… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Navy Vet and Single Mother in San Jose

Brandy Bright is a single mother and Navy veteran with two sons who  was working at the Department of Veterans Affairs and then her contract was unexpectedly cancelled and not renewed.  Ms. Bright has found a new part-time position and should be able to sustain her family with the help of education benefits that she… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Hurricane Sandy Victim and Single Mother of 5

A single mother relocated from a southern state with her five children to escape domestic abuse only to run into Hurricane Sandy.  Identities are not disclosed for security reasons.  The family was without a home and living in a shelter.  And then came Hurricane Sandy a week later and the family was then living in… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations Award Grant to Single Mother in Clearwater

Ms. Hope Davis of Clearwater, Florida is a single mother who is one class from completing her certification as a credit executive but unexpected medical expenses and child care costs threatened to thwart her efforts to advance her career and family.   Hope has a strong work history as an account reconciler. Once medical expenses forced… Continue Reading