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  1. When considering fundraising ideas, there are certainly a wide variety of options available, including everything from car washes to bake sales; just about anything that can be traded, bought or sold can also be used for effective fundraising. However, fundraising bricks are an idea that can be very unique. These bricks can have many different uses in addition to various brick options. This fundraising idea can actually be used to build everything from buildings to planters and walls. It is simply a matter of choosing which option would work best for your fundraising goals. First of all, it's important to keep in mind that these fundraising bricks aren't limited to only traditional clay bricks. Obviously, clay bricks are typically the default choice, but there are other options available that can be used for your fundraising. For example, fundraising bricks can also be made from glass or stone. For some purposes, stone bricks might be a better option, such as when you want to use the bricks to replace bricks in an aging cobblestone street or for a better choice for memorabilia; likewise, glass bricks can be a beautiful choice for dividers or decorative windows. Of course, metal bricks are also available and can be a wonderful option for some situations. In fact, these bricks don't even need to be full-sized bricks in order to be workable. So, when planning a fundraiser with bricks, don't feel like you must be limited to clay bricks. Of course, clay bricks certainly have many diverse uses, but it's important to keep in mind that fundraising bricks also offer an excellent selling point when you're trying to raise funds. While everyone likes the opportunity to contribute to some type of community project, they aren't always willing to actually come out and carry bricks, but having a location to place the bricks can help solve the problem that many donors face. They can have their brick placed in a public and prominent location, which can also stoke donor egos. Clearly, if small metal bricks are used for fundraising, a person might want to actually keep it; however, other types of bricks are generally not something that a donor will want to carry with them. Fortunately, this means that having somewhere to place the brick is important. A typical solution is to use them to build a wall, but this is certainly not the only thing that they can be used for. Fundraising bricks can be placed in a retaining wall or even used to make a planter. If a group is trying to raise funds to improve a garden area or build a playground, the idea of using the bricks for a retaining wall could be a wonderful solution; the wall will provide an excellent way to surround a structure or keep sand in place. Likewise, a group that is raising money for trees or to decorate an area might find that building planters works great for their purpose. Donors like when they see their gift being used in an interesting way, you might even see a rise in your fundraising results when you keep that point in mind. In short, when you use fundraising bricks, you not only have an excellent way to raise funds, but you'll also be able to help build a community. It's also important to remember that donors often like to support creativity, and creative placements of fundraising bricks can help benefit your cause.
  2. Why Fundraising Bricks Are A Great Idea

    Whether you are planning a fundraising campaign for your school, church or club, fundraising bricks are a great idea. Getting people to open up their wallets and contribute to a good cause can be trying. However, with customized bricks you will find that the job maybe a little easier. Many people like it to be known that they made a contribution and they like acknowledgment for their support. And fundraising bricks offers them just that. A Simple and Effective Idea This a simple but effective way of raising funds. You can choose a dedicated walk or wall where the bricks will be placed. Brick companies that design and create such bricks offer products in several sizes and styles. If you find that you have limited space you could also opt for miniature bricks. Do speak to a designer at the company so that he or she can explain how the bricks can be used not only to raise funds but to also create a sidewalk, path or a structure that could be used. An online survey will reveal that brick companies that specialize in fundraising bricks offer many online resources that can help you and raise the required funds. These include virtual brick tools that help you choose the right style and size of brick, and the also the design and message that will go on it. You could also create free online presentation to support the cause. Altruism is the basis for most charitable acts. However, when people also receive a physical acknowledgement for their contribution, they are more than pleased. Also they are likely to remember the cause and contribute to it again in the future. It is vital that you design your fundraising campaign well and generate enough publicity about it. This will ensure that it gets the attention that it needs to make it a success