2015 Penny Power Grants

In 2015, the Penny Power program supported:

2015 – 1st Quarter

$155.33  St. Dominic School; classroom library books
$300  Baldwin West Cross Categorical Program; special education classroom’s iPad Mini
$750  Quincy Society of Fine Arts; technology updates
$800  Living Faith United Methodist Church; Southeastern CUSD #337 Backpack Project
$1,200  Madonna House; Everyday Life Skills program
$1,000  Camp Point United Methodist Church; Snack Pack program
$937  Central Middle School; Redcat All-in-One Classroom Audio system
$600  Transitions of Western IL; iPads for developmentally disabled adults
$500  Central Jr./Sr. High School Information Resource Center; picture books and graphic novels
$1,000  Kiwanis Club of Quincy & Quincy Park Foundation; playground equipment

2015 – 2nd Quarter

$150 – Camp Point Central Schools; AED cabinet
$495 – Camp Point Central Schools; iPad for Speech Dept.
$150 – Central Adams Firecrackers 4-H Club; “Meating the Need” program
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; musical instruments
$400 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad for 3rd grade classroom
$350 – Seymour Elementary School; subscription of MobyMax.com and MobyMax tablet
$400 – Quanada; inside lighting and outside floodlights for pet shelter
$600 – Unity Sportsman Club; digital sign at Unity High School
$300 – Southeastern Jr./Sr. High School; books for Abraham Lincoln Reading program
$400 – Immanuel & Trinity Lutheran Kids Club; after school program supplies
$400 – Unity/Payson Football program; football uniforms
$375 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; shelving and totes for school supplies
$375 – St. Brigid Catholic Church; lighting upgrades in parking lot
$400 – St. Dominic School; Prodigy software
$350 – Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County; gardens and landscaping at John Wood Mansion and former Gardner Museum
$500 – Friends of the Log Cabins; toward rebuilding Clat Adams log cabin on Quinsippi Island
$275 – Schuyler County Food Basket; food for needy
$450 – Quincy Teen Reach; to feed at-risk youth ages 9-17
$350 – Dewey School Cross Categorical program; YMCA swimming program for special needs students
$525 – Pregnancy Resource Center; ultrasound machine
$349 – Monroe School; iPad Air for 2nd grade classroom
$400 – Cheerful Home Childcare; tables and folding chairs
$425 – Quincy Junior High School; art, music, health and technology elective materials
$175 – Transitions of Western IL; disposable diapers for families in need
$400 – Quincy High School Softball; uniforms, helmets, and therapeutic bands for softball program
$475 – Quincy Art Center; smART Kids Art Mentor Program
$525 – Care Net Pregnancy Services; laptop computer and projector

(Penny Power has contributed $335,236.86 to date to the local community.)

2015 – 3rd Quarter

$450 – Quincy Christian School; commercial vacuum cleaner
$500 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois; match volunteers with kids
$300 – Seymour High School; LCD projector for library
$150 – Seymour High School; improvements to teachers’ lounge
$500 – Central Middle School; Redcat All-in-One Audio system
$1,000 – Cornerstone Foundations for Families; school-based mental health counseling services to local schools
$500 – Madonna House; Everyday Life Skills program
$299.88 – Peter School; Confer app for K-5 teachers
$900 – Clayton Public Library District; expand children’s area at library
$250 – Seymour Elementary School; walkie-talkies
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; physical education equipment
$875 – Two Rivers Council Foundation; school supply project
$875 – Central Adams County Fire Protection District Auxiliary; thermal imaging camera
$375 – Quincy Family YMCA; climbing wall obstacle course
$500 – Paul United Church of Christ; painting project
$600 – United Way of Adams County; meal packing event
$150 – Quincy Public Schools; manipulative materials for Early Childhood Family Center

(Penny Power has contributed $343,761.74 to date to the local community.)

2015 – 4th Quarter

$400 – Special Olympics Illinois; sports equipment
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; digital camera
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; MobyMax tablets
$350 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad
$385 – Transitions of Western IL; Snug Vest
$500 – YWCA of Quincy; supportive services
$450 – Quincy Junior High School; Smart board
$400 – Greater West Central Public Library; technology upgrades
$290 – Unity Blended ECE Program; classroom rug
$300 – Unity High School Special Education; Life Skills projects
$750 – The Salvation Army; automated external defibrillator
$500 – Horizons Social Services; food for food kitchen and pantry
$500 – Toys for Tots; toys for needy kids
$250 – Seymour High School; installation of all weather long jump for track program
$450 – Clayton Fire Department; fire prevention and education materials
$560 – Monroe Elementary School; iPad and subscription to BrainPOP
$400 – Friends of the Trails; footbridge for Klingner Trail
$300 – Immanuel Lutheran Church; TWEEN TIME program
$500 – Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex; floor mats for locker room
$375 – Community Foundation; voice conferencing equipment
$625 – Quincy Catholic Charities; food pantry and mobile food pantry

(Penny Power has contributed $352,446.74 to date to the local community.)