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Recently Filled Needs

Family Seeking Funds for Outstanding Balance

We have a family that needs assistance with registering their child for cheerleading this fall.  They have an outstanding balance of $70.00 for the season.

Clothing Needed for 5 Year-Old Boy

Single mom looking for new or gently used clothing (size 6) for her son. Let’s help dress this preschooler for his first day of school. If you can help, please click below and describe your donation. Monetary contributions to purchase clothing will also be accepted. 


Mother with 4 children in need is a washer and dryer

A family is in need is a washer and dryer, new or gently used. The hookup is for electric, not gas. 

An elementary school student needs tuition for Fall football.

  • An elementary school student is in need of financial support for registration fees for Fall football. Total cost is $175. If you can help, please click below. 

New Family to Sycamore in Need of Clothing and Shoes for the Start of the School Year

New Sycamore family in need of back-to-school clothing and shoes. New or gently used items will be accepted. 

Girl (entering grade 4): shoes size youth 2 wide, clothing size 10/12

Boy (entering grade 2): shoes size youth 1 (SHOES FILLED), clothes size 6/7

Girl (entering kindergarten): shoe size toddler 10 (SHOES FILLED), clothes size 5/6

If you can help, please specify your donation so we can keep track of items collected. 


Back to School Clothing/Shoes + Gas Cards Needed

Local mother with two kids is struggling to make ends meet after the death of her children's father. Receiving back-to-school items and gas cards will help ease her burden. New and/or gently used clothing and shoes will be accepted. If you can help, please click below and indicate which item(s) you will be contributing. As always, cash donations will also be accepted so additional clothing can be purchased.


* Paw Patrol Backpack for a boy entering kindergarten is now FULFILLED!

* Purple Backpack for a girl entering 5th grade is now FULFILLED!

* Boys athletic shoes, size youth 11 is now FULFILLED!

* Boys everyday shoes, size youth 11.

* Boys sandals, size youth 11.

* Girls athletic shoes, size youth 4 is now FULFILLED!

* Girls everyday shoes, size youth 4 is now FULFILLED!

* Girls sandals, size youth 4.

* Boys clothing, size 5T.

* Girls clothing, size youth 14-16.

* Gas gift cards.


Family Needs to Purchase Birth Certificate

A Sycamore family requests financial assistance to purchase a birth certificate to register their incoming kindergartner for school. The family simply does not have the extra money right now, as mom is between jobs. Donations can be made through our PayPal link.

Local Family Needs Help with Rent Payment

Local family with three kids is struggling to make rent payment after a job loss and change in family circumstances. Monetary donations through PayPal are greatly appreciated. 


HS Students Seeking Help After Loss of Parent

Three high school students need assistance after the loss of a parent. They are requesting gift cards to Kroger, Walmart, and/or a clothing store. Cash donations made through PayPal will be converted into gift cards. Please click below if you would like to contribute to help meet this need.


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About Sycamore

Lori Drasnin, Area Director

Lori Drasnin is an active Sycamore parent and volunteer. She previously served as PTO President for Montgomery Elementary, and currently serves as Treasurer for E.H. Greene Intermediate. Over the past eight years, Lori has chaired too many PTO events and fundraisers to count, and brought innovative and updated programs to the local schools. Lori also organized a Bedtime Bundle collection for the YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter from 2014-2017, and serves on the board of Ohio Cleats for Kids (C4K).


Lori holds undergraduate degrees from The University of Michigan, as well as a law degree from Emory University. She practiced product liability defense for six years at Dinsmore in Cincinnati, OH before “retiring” to stay home and raise her children. Lori is married to husband, Jeff, has two boys, Matthew and Ryan, and two puggles, Max & Erma. 


Lori looks forward to serving the greater Sycamore community and bridging kindness across the neighborhood.

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