2020 Penny Power Grants

2020 – 1st Quarter

$300 – Clayton Public Library; Very Ready to Read programming materials
$300 – St. Dominic School; knitting machine (needed to make hats and scarves for foster kids)
$350 – Southeastern High School; supplies for industrial arts classes
$400 – Adams County Farm Bureau Foundation; Ag in the Classroom program
$1,000 – Rushville Fitness and Community Center; AEDs for new facility
$400 – Unity Trap Program; supplies to support Trap program
$425 – Schuyler County Community Center; Wi-Fi setup and healthy snacks
$450 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; hygiene products for needy families
$550 – The Princess Theatre Foundation; toward cost of repairing railing/supports
$500 – Loraine Fire Department; town clock
$349.99 – Iles Elementary School; camera for AgriKids News project
$750 – Jensen Camp Foundation; safety lighting and all-terrain vehicle
$850 – Bowen Christian Church; Backpack Snack program
$300 – Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County; Black History month exhibit 

2nd Quarter

$580 – Payson-Seymour Elementary School; Chromebooks
$650 – Quincy Junior High School; classroom seating/supplies for sensory room
$400 – Quincy Junior High School; teaching materials for telling time and counting money
$110 – Quincy Hospitality House; firm pillows for guests
$250 – Brown County Public Library District; sensory items
$650 – Tri-State Area Center for Women’s Ministries; laptop and printer/copier
$400 – Southeastern Elementary School; classroom rug
$500 – Transitions of Western IL; platform swing and folding mat
$500 – Illinois Veterans Home; plants and supplies for memorial garden
$200 – Central Adams 4-H Club (through Community for Christ Assistance Center); “Meating the Need” project
$550 – Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools; Reading Recovery program 
$300 – Immanuel/Trinity Kids Club; snacks and supplies for kids’ club ministry
$500 – Cornerstone: Foundation for Families; car seats, diapers, and formula for needy families
$450 – Greater West Central Public Library District; activity table and chairs
$475 – Mt. Sterling T.T.T. Society; Adopt-a-Family book program
$1,000 – The Salvation Army of Quincy; food for needy families impacted by pandemic
$550 – Quincy Community Theatre; Boot Camp & Basic Training programs
$375 – Rocket Boosters Club; athletic programs 
$250 – Blessed Sacrament School; financial literacy program
$750 – Western IL FCA; huddle support and resources such as curriculum, books, Bibles, etc.  

3rd Quarter

$1,000 – Golden Good Shepherd Home; resurfacing parking lot and repairing sidewalks
$600 – Quincy Junior High School; math manipulatives
$900 – Schuyler County Mental Health Association; 
phone system
$550 – Quincy Family YMCA; technology equipment for 
Kids Fit Zone
$800 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; help fund GED 2020 and help clients earn their high school diplomas
$650 – Quincy Senior High School; vertical garden 
in greenhouse
$750 – Quincy Senior High School; culturally diverse 
reading materials
$300 – St. Peter School; multicultural supplies for 
preschool classroom
$325 – Golden Friends; energy efficient refrigerator and 
snack racks
$525 – Tri-State Area Center for Women’s Ministries; laptop computer and software
$475 – Denman Elementary School; air purifier for special education cross categorical classroom
$450 – Quincy Art Center; computer and software
$525 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; Southeastern Backpack project
$350 – Clayton Public Library District; portable hand 
sanitizing station
$600 – Jensen Camp Foundation; power supply to shower house and RV sites
$209.85 – Central Middle School; vocabulary and 
spelling program
$1,000 – Great Commission Broadcasting; relocate the radio 

station’s transmitting equipment

4th Quarter

$600 – Junior Achievement; program kits
$425 – Central Elementary School; iPad for speech and language students
$425 – H.E.L.P Center; paneling and trim at resale shop
$350 – Schuyler Birth to Three; age-appropriate children’s books for home visits
$550 – Transitions of Western IL; water bottle filling station
$600 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; groceries for holiday dinners for needy families
$525 – My Brothas and My Sistas Keeper; clothing for low income youth
$550 – Denman Elementary School; iPads for special education/ cross categorical students
$250 – St. Mary Pre-K; dollhouse and multicultural toys
$450 – Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County; underground railroad exhibit at The History Museum
$450 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; Chromebook charging carts
$400 – Southeastern Jr./Sr. High School Library; books and DVD converter
$500 – Robot Robin; dot & dash coding robots
$425 – Unity High School; art supplies
$500 – Unity Elementary School; scooters for gym class 
$425 – Unity Elementary School; rug and flexible classroom seating 
$500 – Golden Lions Foundation; electrical outlets for Christmas lights
$353.39 – Central Jr./Sr. High School IRC; updated reading materials
$410 – Golden Firefighters Association; first-aid cabinet at fire station and first-aid bags for firetrucks 
$450 – Liberty School District; scoreboard repair at baseball field
$450 – Rushville Little League; safety netting at baseball/softball fields