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 and Phillips Charitable Organization arranged for grants to help with rent and basis subsistence for the family.
Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit foundation providing financial help for single parents, students interested in engineering, and wounded veterans. 100% of the foundation’s assets are disbursed directly to grantees. Our charter: urgent cases where a timely bootstrap grant can initiate meaningful change toward a planned recovery.