Appreciation Challenge!

“I wonder whether what we are doing will have any meaning for generations to come,” founding headmaster Frank Ashburn wrote in the 1930s. “None of us can judge his own work in his own time.”

Today, with nearly 100 years of perspective and the ability to look back on generations of Brooks graduates, we can confidently celebrate that, indeed, this school has had profound meaning for countless alumni and their families. We hope that you will show that sense of gratitude with a gift to the Brooks Fund!



In an effort to energize our greater community, a generous donor has challenged all new and renewed donors to make a Brooks Fund gift between today and June 2. They will match, up to $25,000, the total dollar figure collectively donated by all new and renewed donors. If it’s been a while since you’ve made a gift to Brooks, or you’ve been thinking about making your first gift, this is the perfect moment!



We are grateful to those who have generously supported the Brooks Fund to date this year. As we enter the final weeks of our fiscal year, we are still striving to reach our $2.5 million goal by June 30. The Brooks Fund touches every aspect of our program, from faculty salaries and financial aid, to classroom supplies and campus necessities. Every student benefits from the Brooks Fund and your support is deeply appreciated.

In a year when we all have felt the pinch of inflation, Brooks is no different. We budget for these costs annually, yet this year’s significant year-over-year increases are straining our operating budget. Your contribution to the Brooks Fund will provide vital support to this budget and help alleviate the strain. 

We appreciate that times are challenging, but if you are in the position to support Brooks this year, please consider our request for a gift. Thanks for your support!


Mary Merrill
Director of the Brooks Fund and Family Engagement
(978) 725-6287


Go to our giving page
Make a gift through the Venmo app to Brooks School's account: @Brooksschool.

Make your check payable to Brooks School and mail it to:
Advancement Office
Brooks School
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
Please email Database and Advancement Services Director Heather Ferrara or call her at (978) 725-6275 for instructions.

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