2016 Penny Power Grants

In 2016, the Penny Power program supported:

2016 – 1st Quarter

$250  Seymour Elementary School; math & reading resources
$100 – Seymour Elementary School; yearly subscription of Music Express Magazine
$500 – Southeastern High School; American & World Literature text books
$268.57 – St. Peter School; math and writing apps for iPads
$560 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; backpacks and school supplies for CUSD #337
$300 – Early Childhood & Family Center; guided reading materials for Kindergarten students
$200 – Early Childhood & Family Center; science, technology, engineering, and match education (STEM)
$1,000 – Adams County Fair Association; drainage project at fair grounds
$600 – West Central Child Care Connection; durable block sets
$400 – Trinity Lutheran Church; laptop computer
$200 – Friends of the Mt. Sterling Park District; Oliver Pool improvements
$250 – Clayton Public Library; TV and DVD player
$500 – American Red Cross; installation of smoke alarms in homes in vulnerable areas
$350 – Central Middle School; materials to enhance Quest program
$500 – Webster Elementary School; accelerated reading program
$500 – Transitions of Western IL; quilted sling and an electric lift
$500 – Mental Health Centers of Western IL; interactive white board
$600 – Liberty Firefighters Auxiliary; ID Badge printer
$500 – Cheerful Home Child Care Center; age and size appropriate classroom furnishings
$350 – Central Jr-Sr High School IRC; fiction and non-fiction audio books
$700 – Brown County Public Library District; books for Illinois READS program

2016 – 2nd Quarter

$200  Arts Quincy; Arts Dollars program
$300  Liberty Grade School; books for RIF (Reading is Fundamental) program
$300 – Liberty Grade School; Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment systems
$200 – Seymour High School; classroom sets of Google goggles
$150 – Central Adams Firecrackers 4-H Club (sponsored by Community for Christ Assistance Center); “Meating the Need” project
$300 – T.T.T. Adopt a Family program; books for needy children
$300 – JWCC Foundation; classroom supplies for JDUB Academy
$300 – Southeastern Elementary School; books for young readers
$230 – St. Dominic School; Typing Master keyboard software memberships
$350 – Dewey School; community outings for Life Skills lessons
$250 – Four Star Public Library; ELMO Visual Presenter
$280 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad Minis
$300 – Early Childhood Center; books, story telling kits, props and puppets
$700 – Camp Point United Methodist Church; Snack Pack ministry
$200 – Webster Elementary School; series of biography books
$350 – Washington Elementary School, Rushville; STEM program to enhance math and science initiatives
$250 – Washington Elementary School, Rushville; for books for Pre-K lending library
$500 – U of I Extension Unit 14 – Master Gardeners; plant and maintain Memorial Garden at IL Veterans Home
$700 – Bailey Park; toward cost of new storage building
$230 – Immanuel & Trinity Lutheran Churches; startup costs to implement Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University
$112 – Immanuel & Trinity Lutheran Churches; Mega Sports Camp curriculum for youth in the community
$400 – Quincy Public Schools; soundfield system for transitional kindergarten classrooms at ECFC
$250 – Transitions of Western IL; two educational programs to teach social and life skills to adults with developmental disabilities
$250 – Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County; landscaping at John Wood Mansion and Quincy History Museum
$100 – Midsummer Arts Faire; reusable water bottles for vendors
$1,000 – Quincy Park Foundation and Kiwanis Clubs of Quincy; toward cost of constructing shelter house at Lincoln Park
$300 – Quanada; 3-D target archery shoot fundraiser
$250 – Quincy Art Center; expenses associated with youth art clubs

2016 – 3rd Quarter

$500  Mid America Military Salute; annual event honoring veterans
$205  Dewey School; 36 primary-lined dry erase boards for 2nd grade classroom
$400 – Southeastern High School; Read for a Lifetime reading program
$650 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; CUSD #3 Back to School Fair
$450 – Clayton Public Library; books for children’s library
$200 – Salvation Army Kroc Center; ball markers for children in the DIVOT program
$600 – Two Rivers Council Foundation; scientific calculators for 7th-12th graders
$500 – Transitions of Western IL; floor care equipment for their janitorial/housekeeping training program
$500 – Village of Camden; re-roofing the shelter house in the park
$430 – Liberty Elementary School; one Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment system
$350 – Madonna House; prevention services for families and individuals at risk for homelessness
$800 – Cornerstone; mental health counseling services to local schools
$200 – Immanuel & Trinity Lutheran Churches; TV for Mega Sports Camp and other ministry programming
$400 – Immanuel & Trinity Lutheran Churches; supplies and expenses associated with Kids Club
$379 – Quincy Junior High School; five Amazon Fire tablets
$400 – Adams County Fair Association; addition to horse barn
$768 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; guided reading sets for two kindergarten classrooms

2016 – 4th Quarter

$300 – Special Olympics Illinois; Bocce Ball sets for area tournament
$215 – Seymour Elementary School; subscription to Music Express magazine
$350 – Girl Scout Troop 5375; bench for Illinois Veterans Home
$400 – Transitions of Western IL; portable wheel chair scale
$250 – Central Elementary School; four active learning stools
$500 – Toys for Tots; toys for needy children in Adams, Brown, Hancock, and Pike Counties
$850 – Adams County Farm Bureau Foundation; Ag in the Classroom program
$357 – St. Mary’s Pre-K class; classroom puzzle sets
$275 – Central Jr-Sr High School IRC; books
$300 – Early Childhood & Family Center; ELMO projector
$700 – Horizons Social Services; walk-behind floor scrubber
$450 – The Camp Point District Historical Society; computer and monitor
$260 – Unity Elementary School-$260; tablet and case
$400 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of West Central IL; recruitment of new volunteers and children
$300 – Central School District Transportation Dept.; installation cost for seat belts on school buses
$600 – Augusta Senior Center; repair and upgrade senior center
$1,000 – Liberty Booster Club; shelter house/batting cage in memory of Amanda Krutmeier
$350 – St. Peter School; recycled bench
$249 – Brown County Elementary School; classroom subscription for Math app
$300 – Liberty Junior High School; robotics program
$1,000 – Bowen Christian Church; snack pack project
$350 – Webster Elementary School; perpetual plaque for AR reading club

(Penny Power has contributed $387,965.31 to date to the local community.)