We strive to give our community MORE than we take from it. We have been apart of these events below. John is also on the Boards for the National High School Basketball Association, the Shannon Miller Foundation & speaks to students about ethics and passion. “It’s about passion and compassion and it starts in the community, helping those with needs. Our firm attitude is gratitude,” says John Phillips, the founding partner.
CHARITIES WE SUPPORT
- Toys for Tots
- K9s for Warriors
- Ronald McDonald House
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Blessings in a Backpack
- Duval Public Schools
- Boat Donation
- One Voice Project
- Jacksonville’s Police Athletic League
- Clara Barton Mission
- Bo the celebrity dog
- Speaking Out Against Bullying Before Appellate Court
- Lawyer John Phillips Interviewed About Being Bullied and Impact it Had On Him
- Working For Victims of Violent Crimes alongside Dr. King’s Niece
- Interview About Reasonable Gun Violence Regulation
- Attorneys John Phillips and TC Roberts March with Mad Dads and Clients
- Invited to Present to Florida Legislature About Gun Laws
- Supporting Client Speaking Before U.S. Senate
- John Phillips Organizes Benefit for Spina Bifida (2007)
Each holiday season the firm is an official toy drop-off for Toys for Tots. And, each employee can’t help but add their own donations as well, with hopes of making local children in need a little happier at Christmas.
2012: Our office took a tour of the K9’s for Warriors facility in Ponte Vedra.
K9’s for Warriors rescue sheltered dogs and pairs them with wounded veterans suffering from PTSD. This non-profit helps both the dogs find loving homes, and the veterans get a friend who is trained to help.
It’s a great cause. We presented them with a $1000 donation.
In the photo, John hands a check to the founder of K9’s for Warriors out of appreciation for what they do for our community. It is a great concept, we were really glad to help.
2011: In honor of Veterans, John donated $500 to K9’s for Warriors, a charity designed to pair PTSD inflicted veterans with service animals with a twitter charity campaign, spreading word about the cause-
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.
John raised over $3000 in total and donated almost $1000 himself. He also donated his “body” to the cause and was a model in CF’s Fashion by Moonlight event.
Duval County Public Schools
John donated one and a half truck fulls of furniture to Teacher Supply Depot which will save the Duval County Public School “several thousand dollars, that can now be spent elsewhere on students.”
Shooting Hoops Fundraiser – Teacher, Dewitt Robinson
And donated and helped a local Duval County Public School teacher shoot hoops to raise money for charity. Dewitt Robinson shot basketballs for 10 hours to raise a class set of laptops for his class. Not only did John contribute money and gather support from friends, but he showed up and rebounded balls for Mr. Robinson:
Boston Bomber’s Hiding Place – Donations for a new Boat for the Boat Owner
Feeling bad for the innocent victim of the bombings in Boston. John offered to donate $1,000 to the owner of the boat that was shot up during the apprehending of the second Boston bomber. Read more.
One Voice Project
In working with Jordan Davis’ family, and receiving other inquiries from families who had also lost loved ones to gun violence. He realized they had no outlet to be heard and decided to create the One Voice Project to help victims of gun violence. John has also been recognized as a leader in a movement to eradicate bullying.
Jacksonville’s Police Athletic League
Jacksonville’s Police Athletic League is is a non-profit 501(c) (3) youth-serving organization with the cooperative effort of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.a non-profit 501(c) (3) youth-serving organization with the cooperative effort of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Our law office donated $800 and John participated in the dodgeball tournament and helped WOKV, the radio station his show is on raise more money than any other team. Learn more.
Clara Barton Mission
Clara Barton Mission offers more than meals for the hungry and transitional housing for the homeless. It offers hope and a way out of the misery of a life on the streets. Yes, it provides food and housing, but it also offers vocational programs to put people to work.
We donated turkeys and spent some time at the Mission for Thanksgiving.
Bo the Celebrity Dog
We could not resist the opportunity to help this sweet, full of life pup. “Bo” now a celebrity dog here in Jacksonville, Florida was severely injured at the hands of a person with several knife stabbings and yet Bo still loves people. Bo is a true survivor! We were happy to help with Bo’s road to recovery.