Bricks For Good – Support Community Projects + Lego

Bricks For GoodBricks For Good is a philanthropic project set up by Kevin Conroy in Maryland, USA as part of the Global Giving Organisation.

The project supports communities in developing nations and in exchange for your donations it sends you one of three Lego creations, complete with pieces and building instructions.

Each set is linked to specific donation levels and also to particular projects:

  • $50 – Build a well and provide clean water to at least 10 people
    You will receive a Lego Well model
  • $100 – Build a school and provide an education to children
    You will receive a Lego Classroom Model
  • $150 – Build a tree and plant trees to restore several acres of forest
    You will receive a Lego Tree model
The sets are custom models and not official sets but it is a tremendous way to use Lego to give to others and although not officially endorsed by the company, seems to be in spirit with the Lego Group’s ethos.

Bricks For Good

Bricks For Good Man“Make a donation to get a custom, limited edition brick set to build a well, school, or tree using LEGO® elements.

Your donation supports projects that actually dig wells, build schools, and plant trees in Asia, Africa, & Latin America.

How Bricks for Good Works

GlobalGiving has designed three custom brick sets that build a wella schooland a tree; each set is a free gift with a donation to the Bricks for Good Fund. Based on your selection, GlobalGiving will disburse your donation to top-performing projects in Africa, Latin America, and Asia that are focused on providing clean water, expanding basic education, and promoting reforestation.

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There is no additional charge for shipping; shipping is only available within the United States. Your receipt will note what portion of your donation is tax-deductible in the United States.

Each Bricks for Good set includes all of the pieces required to build each set along with step-by-step instructions.”

How cool is that!

You can check out the Bricks For Good site on the Global Giving website or Kevin Conroy’s profile on Facebook.

Thanks to Brickset for letting us know about Bricks For Good

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