10 Penny Power Grants Awarded

Adams Electric Cooperative in Camp Point recently award $5,647.00 in Penny Power grants to ten area groups and organizations. The Penny Power program is funded by members of Adams Electric Cooperative who have their bills rounded up to the nearest dollar each month. The extra pennies are used to support community betterment projects throughout the Cooperative’s service territory. To date, over $390,000 has been donated to area schools, food pantries, fire and police departments, senior centers as well as many others. To see if your organization is eligible or to request an application, contact Bill Stalder at (800) 232-4797. The next deadline to apply for a Penny Power grant is April 3, 2017. Penny Power grants awarded in January, 2017 include:

  • Central Elementary School-$298 for interactive books
  • Madison Elementary School-$549 for Great Habits/Great Readers kits
  • Madonna House-$700 toward cost of mobile food pantry
  • Quincy Family YMCA-$500 toward cost of Strength for Survivors program
  • Schuyler County Humane Society-$550 toward cost of security light for facility
  • Lutheran Church of St. John-$500 for utility carts for food pantry
  • Quincy Hospitality House-$550 toward cost of installing a full view storm door
  • Cheerful Home-$800 toward cost of a toddler buggy
  • Seymour High School-$700 for 24-slot charging station
  • Transitions of Western IL-$500 toward cost of video surveillance system

Elizabeth Harmon, Executive Director of Cheerful Home Child Care & Early Learning Center in Quincy accepts a Penny Power grant from Adams Electric Cooperative for a new toddler buggy.


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