2022 Penny Power Grants

2022 – 1st Quarter

$1,000 – Bowen Community Pool; swim bars, kick boards, plants, and fencing
$685 – Covered Bottoms Diaper Bank; diapers for low-income families
$600 – Junior Achievement; materials to support financial education, work readiness, and entrepreneurship training for two classrooms
$330 – WGCA The Mix; five sets of headphones
$760 – Quincy Junior High School; iPad Pro, iPad Pencil 2, and iPad case
$450 – Quincy Junior High School; innovative learning materials for Cross Cat. room 
$475 – Golden Library; protective floor coverings and non-skid mats
$430 – Denman Elementary School; educational field trips for students with special needs
$400 – Camp Point Central Trap Program; startup cost of trap shooting program
$620 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; nutritious food and hygiene products for families in need
$250 – Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County; January programming
$800 – Quincy High School; copies of the novel Into the Wild for classroom use

2022 – 2nd Quarter

$700 – H.E.L.P. Center (Rushville); door on storage trailer
$65 – Quincy Junior High School; five packs of earbuds
$420 – Quincy Art Center; portable pottery wheel
$400 – Transitions of Western IL; data & organizer kit for autistic students
$375 – United Way of Adams County; expenses related to 2022 Day of Caring
$525 – My Brothas and My Sistas Keeper; weather- appropriate clothing for low-income youth
$250 – Central Adams Firecrackers 4-H Club; “Meating the Need” project
$750 – Police Benevolent & Protective Association; new K-9 unit for Quincy Police Dept.
$500 – Golden Public Library; manipulatives, tools, and sensory & tactile resources for literacy kits
$875 – Two Rivers Regional Council; replacement laptop computer
$300 – Southeastern Elementary School; 3rd grade level books
$375 – Southeastern Elementary School; “Leaders Lounge” for grades 4-6
$1,000 – Southeastern Elementary School; life vests for smaller swimmers
$350 – Southeastern Elementary School; project-based learning class for 5th grade students
$500 – Cornerstone: Foundations for Families; technology upgrades to board/conference room
$400 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; four digital microscopes
$600 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; shelving for new walk-in freezer
$1,000 – 2x4s for Hope (Rushville); furnishings for tiny home for a veteran
$500 – Quincy Parochial Schools; Reading Recovery program
$400 – Denman Elementary School; dramatic play area for children with special needs

2022 – 3rd Quarter
$1,150 – Augusta Senior Citizens; installation of metal siding on back wall of senior center

$278.33 – Blessed Sacrament School; buildingkits/materials to aid with engineering skills
$580 – Quincy Junior High School; sensory items for 7th grade sensory room
$675 – St. Mary School; leveled Readers for 1st grade classroom
$800 – Golden Friends; two outdoor benches for the Golden Community Park
$516 – Schuyler County Humane Society; chew-proof dog beds for new dog kennels
$700 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; Camp Point Unit Dist. #3 Back to School Fair
$350 – Denman Elementary School; educational and recreational field trips for special needs students
$476.49 – Jensen Camp Foundation; safety zone around the new swing set
$565 – Adams County Fair; kids’ day contests during the fair
$550 – Lincoln Douglas Elementary School; tower garden project
$630 – Central High School Trap Program; supplies for new trap shooting program
$550 – Iles Elementary School; tower garden project

2022 – 4th Quarter
$258 – Teresa Adams House; shelving units for new facility
$350 – Liberty Elementary School; Monarch Award books set
$150 – Quincy Junior High School; speaker and microphone
$320 – Quincy Junior High School; math manipulatives
$50 – St. Dominic School; individual, double-sided dry erase boards
$530 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; processing donated deer meat for needy families
$550 – Toys for Tots; toys for low-income families
$975 – Tri-Township Fire Protection District; three personal voltage and current detectors
$258.03 – Blessed Sacrament School; dissection kits for 3rd and 7th grade classrooms
$275 – Blessed Sacrament School; tabletop light panel and manipulative center
$400 – Schuyler-Industry Birth to Three; age-appropriate children’s books
$375 – Transitions of Western IL; items for new sensory room
$425 – Clayton Public Library; chapter books and graphic novels
$350 – St. Francis Solanus School; installing floor in Gagaball pit
$325 – St. Francis Solanus School; basketball goals for playground
$575 – Bowen Christian Church; backpack snacks for Southeastern Schools
$500 – Brown County Schools Spec. Ed.; sensory tools for sensory room
$900 – Versailles Township; replacing windows in the community building
$500 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; backpacks and school supplies for Southeastern School District
$575 – 2x4s for Hope/Rushville; building materials for new tiny home
$340 – Payson Seymour Jr/Sr High School; 40 yoga mats
$840 – KidzPacks; readily accessible food items for students for weekends and school breaks
$750 – Friends of Bailey Park; installing basketball hoops
$375 – St. Mary’s Pre-K; playhouses
$315.42 – Central Jr/Sr High School IRC; material for library
$340 – H.E.L.P. Center; kids Christmas shopping event
$330 – Ursa Willing Workers 4-H Club; Wreaths Across America event at Quincy National Cemetery
$250 – Quincy Montessori School; classroom cooking lessons