Penny Parade 2016
April 1-30, 2016
Penny Parade Celebration, Friday, April 29, 2016


Activities planned for Elementary School student representatives.
Bring your pennies or other contributions to the
Carl Sandburg Historic Site by 1:00pm, Friday, April 29, 2016.

 Contributions may also be mailed to:
Penny Parade 2016
Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association
PO Box 585
Galesburg, IL 61402-0585


Penny Parade 2016 Totals - $937
Penny Parade 2015 - $2,303.30
Penny Parade 2014  -  $2,584.70
Penny Parade 2013  -  $3,134.36
Penny Parade 2012  -  $2,189.52

Thank you to all participating Galesburg & Abingdon schools!!
Hedding Grade School, Abingdon, once again topped all of our school donations for the fourth straight year by raising an amazing $994.04!! 

A special thanks to the contributions of Galesburg businesses and Q's Cafe for Walt & Annette's inside-out brownies! 


Television and Newspaper Coverage

The Bright Side: Galesburg students learn the value of a penny
Libby Allison, Channel 25 (Peoria,IL) - News
(April 24, 2015)