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Mary Nelson’s “Brick by Brick” Basketball Event Center Campaign

Build With Us

We invite you to be a foundational part of our community’s future at The Mary Nelson Youth Center through our “Brick by Brick” campaign. This initiative marks a pivotal step in the construction of our new Basketball Event Center, offering a unique opportunity for you to engrave your mark on this transformative project.

Your Legacy, Engraved in Stone


Contributing to the “Brick by Brick” campaign means more than just supporting the construction of a building; it signifies your enduring commitment to the youth and the community we serve. Each brick purchased will be custom engraved with a message or design of your choosing and prominently displayed within the Event Center’s walls.

How to Contribute

 Choose Your Brick:

  • Standard Brick (4 in. x 8 in.): $100.00
    • Personalize your brick with a message or design to be featured in the Event Center.
  • Large Brick (8 in. x 8 in.): $250.00
    • Double the size, double the impact. Customize a larger brick with your personalized message or design.
Buy a Brick
Fill Out One Form Per Brick Order
Personalized Message (4 lines, maximum 21 characters per line) Note: If you would like to have your name on included on the brick, it must be included here.

You will be directed to PayPal after you hit submit to make your donation.

Deadline Information:

  • Installation Timeline: To ensure your brick is installed in time for the Event Center’s grand opening (TBD)

Mailing Checks:

For those who wish to contribute via check, please mail your donations to:

Mary Nelson’s Youth Day Foundation
2849 S Salina St
Syracuse, NY 13205


Join Us, Brick by Brick

Your contribution to the “Brick by Brick” campaign not only helps build the Basketball Event Center but also strengthens our mission to empower the youth of today for a better tomorrow. Together, we can create a lasting legacy that will inspire generations to come.