Category Archives: Recent Grants

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Single Mother in Connecticut

Yolanda James of Connecticut is employed as a bus driver for 4 months but also battling Lupus.  A single mother of two, Ms. James was traveling nearly an hour to work and the fuel costs were overwhelming her financials and ability to care for her children.  Lupus disease had led to a need for hip… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Help Air Force Veteran and Single Mother

Porshia McKinley is a single mother and expecting another child soon with no child care or child support payments.   Her pregnancy has been complicated by medical challenges which also proved too much for her marriage.  She is also an Air Force veteran. Ms. McKinley had to move from Mississippi to North Carolina to reside with… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Bronx Single Mother And Veteran

Patricia Shivers is a single mother of two in the Bronx for the last 14 years.  She has never received child support income although she has applied for it.  With two teenagers and no one employed in the household after recent layoffs, time are beyond challenging.  Ms. Shivers is also an Air Force veteran. After… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Single Mother Through Parental Passing

Megan Fountain is a single mother with a young daughter.   Ms. Fountain’s parents are both deceased and most recently her mother passed after long and tragic illness. The illness combined with tuition at Jeffery Davis Community college all created a financial hurdle that proved more than challenging and sequence of events that inflicted severe stress.… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations Aids Single Mother With Lupus

Cheryl Smith has Lupus/Sjogrens Disorder which has caused her to become legally blind in one eye.  This severe condition led to job loss and eviction for her and her two sons. The application process for social services is not always as fast and the need. Ms. Smith consulted Phillips Charitable for a bridge grant to… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Donates to NYC Hurricane Relief Fund

Phillips Charitable Organizations donates to NYC Hurricane Relief Fund.   Phillips Charitable Organizations donated $5000 to New York City’s Hurricane Relief Fund.  Based in New York, PCO board members are seeing the effects of Hurricane Sandy in real time. PCO will also participate in storm clean up efforts this Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Helps Single Mother in Alabama

Tiffany Richardson is a single mother of an eight year old in Brweton, Alabama.  Ms. Richardson is close to completing her Bachelor’s degree at Huntingdon College while also working a full time job. The confluence of college expenses, rent, and family essentials led to a financial bind in recent weeks. Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Helps Single Mother and Daughter Fight Cancer

Cquiana Bell of Orlando is two classes away from her Associates degree at Valencia College. She also has a daughter with a rare form of childhood cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma.  Only 250 children a year are diagnosed with this form of cancer.  Her daughter had had five surgeries to remove tumors.  The time away from work… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Single Mother in Virginia Through Medical Recovery

Stephanie Revis, a single mother of two in Virginia, had to stop working temporarily on instructions from her doctor.  During her recovery phase, rent and other bills became an issue and she needed a bridge grant until she can begin work again. Phillips Charitable Organizations provided a grant to get through these short term challenges… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Helps Nurse and Single Mother Complete Degree

Katherine Barnes, single mother of two in Maryland, graduated with her Associates degree in 2009.   But the cost of completing her degree combined with an unexpected increase in the costs of daycare led to a financial hardship.    Ms. Barnes is a nurse ) and has 3 classes to go to complete her bachelors degree in… Continue Reading