Help Us Honor Those Who Served In The US Armed Forces

Buy A Brick to Honor our Veterans

Mattapan Community Health Center’s Veterans Wall of Honor was conceived as a way to pay tribute to members of our Armed Forces, both living and deceased. Now is your chance to be part of a lasting legacy in Mattapan Square and recognize veterans like yourself or loved ones who served our country. Purchase a brick and have the name of the person you wish to honor engraved on the Veterans Wall of Honor at 1575 Blue Hill Avenue. Proceeds from the sale of engraved bricks will support Mattapan Community Health Center’s work, including our Veterans. The date for the Veterans Wall of Honor dedication ceremony to be announced.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the deadline for purchasing a Brick? 

A: September 30, 2016 is the deadline in order for brick engraving to be completed in time for the Veterans Wall of Honor Dedication to be held on Sunday, November 13, 2016 (Veterans Day weekend). 

Q: What should I write on my brick? 

A: Please limit the inscription to information that directly relates to the veteran's service (name, rank, branch of service, location of service, dates of service, etc.). The inscription must fit in the allotted 18 characters per line. You can use any characters on the keyboard, so consider using “&” instead of “and” to save space, or separate names with dashes instead of a comma and space. MCHC reserves the right to edit messages, with the approval of the purchaser. 

Q: Is my brick tax-deductible? 

A: Yes, the full purchase price is tax-deductible to the extent of the law. You are making a donation and we are honoring it with a brick placement on the Veterans Wall of Honor. 

Q: What if I want to change the text on my brick? 

 A: You have 48 hours to change your text; once your order is placed, we will not be able to make any other changes. 

 Q: How will I find my brick once it is engraved? A: Once your brick is engraved, we will contact you by mail with its approximate location. If you have any trouble locating your brick, please stop by the Health Center and we will be happy to help you!.



Engraving Information

  • Up to 3 lines of text per brick.
  • Up to 18 characters per line.
  • Please limit the inscription to information that directly relates to the veteran's service (name, rank, branch of service, location of service, dates of service, etc.).
  • Please make sure your information is spelled correctly.
  • Engravings will be placed on a first-come basis and limited by available wall space.
  • If you are ordering more than one brick, please make a copy of the order form for each.

Example Text

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For additional questions, please contact Steven Heck at 617-898-9049 or by e-mail at hecks@matchc.org.