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Ways to Give

Through contributions of time, talent, and monetary contributions, our school community is able to provide students with an exceptional educational experience. Thank you for considering a gift to Peoria Academy.

You may donate to the school by:

Credit Card

Credit card contributions to the annual fund can be made by texting the keyword PA2020 to 243725 or by visiting the 2020 Annual Appeal Giving Center. 

Peoria Academy also accepts MasterCard and Visa for gift fulfillment at

Cash or Check Gifts

Cash or check contributions can be made payable to Peoria Academy and mailed to:

Peoria Academy

2711 W. Willow Knolls Dr. 

Peoria IL 61614

Cash gifts are deductible for income tax purposes up to fifty percent of your adjusted gross income if you itemize on your tax return.

Electronic Funds Transfer

Contact Director of Finance Sherry Hayes (309) 692-7570 to arrange automatic withdrawal of contribution funds from a bank account. 

Matching Gifts

Many corporations have matching gift programs that support various non-profit organizations, including Peoria Academy. The company for which you or your spouse works may match any cash or stock gift you make – sometimes on a $2-for-$1 basis, or more. Increase the impact of your gift by checking with your company’s business office for specifics on matching programs.

Caterpillar now matches donations made to Peoria Academy!  The Caterpillar Foundation offers a Matching Gifts Program to support employee contributions to worthy causes. Cat employees may match $2,000 each calendar year to Peoria Academy by registering their gift and requesting a match at

Gifts of Time or Talent

There are many opportunities for our community members to give their time or talent by volunteering at Peoria Academy. We always have a variety of activities to accommodate your schedule and interests. Whether a parent, grandparent, faculty member, staff member, alumni or friend, our volunteers make Peoria Academy a special place for our children. The involvement of our volunteers is priceless. So join us! We have been waiting for you.

Some of the areas needing volunteer support are as follows:

  • Library/Reading Program
  • Annual Spring Auction
  • Book Fair
  • Classroom helpers
  • Grandparent’s Day
  • Athletics
  • Concession stand

Please contact Heidi de Haas or Latasha Mills, Parent Council Co-chairs, for more information: or

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