2014 Penny Power Grants

In 2014, the Penny Power program supported:

2014 – 1st Quarter

$961 – Central Middle School; voice amplifying system
$800 – Augusta Lions Club; new park in Augusta
$850 – Madonna House; Everyday Life Skills Program
$900 – West Central Child Care Connection; board books for new parents at Blessing Hospital
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; 
classroom tables
$554.60 – Transitions of Western IL; switches and switch-activated interactive toys for special needs students
$800 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School; books for guided reading and intervention groups
$500 – Central Jr.-Sr. High School Information Resource Center; upgrade multi-media library

2014 – 2nd Quarter

$250 – St. Dominic School; online Typing Master program
$200 – Schuyler-Industry Middle School; scientific calculators
$200 – Schuyler-Industry Middle School; microscopes and slides
$150 – Adams County Firecrackers 4-H Club (through Community for Christ Assistance Center); “Meating the Need” project
$350 – Homeward Bound Waggin, Inc.; repairs on van used to transport animals
$400 – American Cancer Society; Adams County Relay for Life
$1,000 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; for CUSD #3 (Central) to purchase tennis shoes for Back-to-School Fair
$400 – Southeastern High School; books for the “Read for a Lifetime” reading program
$500 – Schuyler County Food Basket; food pantry
$500 – Plymouth Police Department; update law enforcement equipment
$700 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; for CUSD #337 (Southeastern) Backpack project
$700 – Zion United Church of Christ; for CUSD #4 (Mendon) for book bags and basic school items
$400 – Immanuel Lutheran Church Kid’s Club; after-school program
$725 – Central Middle School; accelerated math program
$550 – Southeastern Athletic Boosters; weight room at high school
$500 – Cheerful Home Child Care; wagons and riding toys that assist physical development
$400 – Mental Health Centers of Western Illinois; light box to help treat seasonal affective disorder and depression
$500 – Adams County Ambulance & EMS; LED emergency vehicle light bar
$550 – Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri; printer
$325 – Transitions of Western IL; table top display board
$250 – The Quincy Museum; summer programming
$500 – Habitat for Humanity of Cass & Schuyler Counties, Inc.; kitchen cabinets and countertops for home in Rushville
$525 – Quincy Art Center; “smART Kids” art mentor program

2014 – 3rd Quarter

$200 – Faith Lutheran Church; heavy duty clothing racks
$250 – United Way of Adams County; Born Learning Trail
$300 – Greater West Central Public Library District; Story Hour program
$250 – Quincy Early Childhood Center; Pre-K language and literacy materials
$400 – Payson Seymour Elementary School; classroom tables
$250 – Payson Seymour Elementary School Kindergarten; iPad
$400 – Payson Seymour High School; camera lens
$500 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of West Central IL; mentoring relationships for children
$375 – T.T.T. Society of Mt. Sterling; books for needy children
$1,000 – American Red Cross, Adams County Chapter; youth education program
$450 – St. Mary School; Reading Recovery Books
$350 – St. Mary School Pre-K; play kitchen and cubbies
$700 – United Way of Adams County; meal packing program
$500 – Central Panther Baseball; upgrades to batting cage
$250 – Quincy Christian School; student planners
$400 – Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex; pool supplies and upgrades
$400 – Friends of the Trails; two small bridges on Bill Klingner Trail
$400 – Unity High School Softball; replacement surface for ball field
$500 – Central-Southeastern Wrestling Task Force; wrestling room project
$550 – Transitions of Western IL; lift chair
$500 – Central Adams Fire Dept.; fire safety awareness program
$684.84 – Golden American Legion Post 801; ceremonial bugle, belts, scarves, and gloves
$500 – Quincy High School Football Boosters; jerseys for freshman/sophomore program

2014 – 4th Quarter

$240 – Central Baptist Church of Quincy; Feed Hungry Children Free Meals program
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; books for second grade classroom
$400 – Unity Baseball; improvevents to baseball field and helmets
$750 – Horizons Social Services; for soup kitchen and food pantry
$300 – St. Mary School; Lit Wits Book Club program
$450 – First United Methodist Church; Snacks for Students program
$300 – Transitions of Western IL; refurbished iPads
$500 – Open Arms Pre-School; new playground equipment
$1,000 – Chaddock School; Life Skills DVDs
$306 – Central Middle School; Moby-Max online learning program
$937 – Central Middle School; Redcat All- in-One classroom audio system
$1,000 – The Salvation Army; food for food pantry in Quincy
$350 – Greenfield Elementary School; replenish art supplies for students
$400 – Monroe Elementary School; iPad for second grade classroom
$800 – Toys for Tots; special needs toys and other toys
$650 – Webster Elementary School; Renaissance Learning accelerated reading program

The deadline to apply for the next Penny Power cycle is Monday, January 5, 2015.

If your group or organization is interested in obtaining a Penny Power Grant Application, contact our Marketing Department or call us at (800) 232-4797.