Charles Phillips is thrilled to be able to contribute in support of the young engineers of tomorrow
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2012
Charles and Karen Phillips’ non-profit Phillips Charitable Organizations (PCO) generously contributed $250,000 to East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) this month, becoming Lead Sponsor for its Robotics Program.
The Robotics Program helps to transform the lives of East Harlem students and families as a core component of EHTP’s STEM program. Charles Phillips is thrilled to be able to contribute in support of the young engineers of tomorrow. His non-profit, Phillips Charitable Organization, focuses on quickly and efficiently distributing donations to disadvantaged engineering students, single mothers, and wounded veterans.
By significantly boosting the Robotics Program, PCO will be recognized on all robotics-related promotional activity as well as on the program’s robot named “Jackie”. PCO will also receive significant recognition at EHTP’s Annual Benefit at the highest level of giving: 105th Street Society.
In a letter from Zanetta Addams-Pilgrim, Director of Development and Communications at EHTP, PCO’s generous support was acknowledged: “We are so grateful for your enthusiasm and support, and are extremely honored to partner with you.”
Charles Phillips, who heads the non-profit PCO, also serves as CEO of Infor, a customer relationship management software maker headquartered in New York. Prior to joining Infor, Mr. Phillips served as CEO of Oracle Corporation during a time when the company saw over 70 acquisitions and experienced significant growth, becoming a world leader in business to business software.
Charles and Karen Phillips are thrilled to support East Harlem Tutorial Program. They have served as philanthropists for several years, and with Charles Phillips’ experience in the computer software industry, he pays particular attention to assisting young engineers who may find themselves in disadvantaged situations.
The $250,000 grant to EHTP will be distributed over three years to the organization and will be utilized for EHTP’s charitable and educational activities.