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 nursing (with excellent grades).
She is employed at Doctor’s Community Hospital, working 80 hours a pay period to support her family. Ms. Barnes has a well thought out plan for recovery and just needed a grant to bridge her over until her degree was complete.
Phillips Charitable Organizations provided a bootstrap grant and wishes Ms. Barnes well in her nursing career.
Phillips Charitable Organizations 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.