Frequently Asked Questions
What does the cost of a purchased brick include?
Cost of the brick material, brick engraved, and brick delivery to the school.
Is my brick purchase tax-deductible?
Your brick purchase is a charitable donation and is 100% tax-deductible. You will receive an email acknowledging your contribution after you place your order.
What are the sizes and prices of the bricks?
$100* -- 4"X8" Brick
Up to 3 lines of UPPER CASE text, 20 characters per line.
$175* -- 8"X8" Brick
Up to 6 lines of UPPER CASE text, 20 characters per line.
What will fit on a brick?
You are allotted 20 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation marks. You may use any character on the keyboard, including "&" for "and" or dashes instead of a comma and space. Every space and punctuation mark counts as a character.
All text will be reviewed for appropriateness.
Can I put a personal image, graphic or special character on my brick?
Bricks are text only.
What should I write on my brick?
Create a message that is meaningful to you. You can choose a name, date, or phrase. The possibilities are endless! However, the inscription must be appropriate for a public place. (No advertisements or websites please)
Where will my brick be placed?
Bricks will be installed in the walkway to the newly completed Day School playground.
Can I designate the location of my bricks?
What happens after I order?
After placing your order, you will receive an email verifying our
understanding of your desired message.
How do I pay for my customized brick?
You can pay by credit card or by check.
When does my credit card get charged?
Your credit card will be charged when you order the brick.
Can I pay by check?
You can also pay by check. To do so, download the Buy-A-Brick pdf on our website and mail to: Norman E. Day Elementary School, c/o Buy-A-Brick, 75 E. Prescott St. Westford, MA 01886.
What is the last date I can order a brick?
Completed forms with payment must be received by May 31, 2018.
How and where will my brick be shipped?
All bricks will be shipped direct to the school for installation after the May 31, 2018 deadline. Please look for your brick after installation in the new playground!