Opportunities for Kindness
Recently Filled Needs
Elderly Neighbor In Need of Furniture
Sycamore Bridges was contacted by a local police department to help our elderly neighbor who is caring for her special needs daughter and grandchildren. She is in desperate need of the following items to make her house a home. Please reply to this post if you are able to help and you will receive an email with donation details.
- Dining table and chairs (FILLED)
- Recliner (FILLED)
- Outdoor dining table and chairs (FILLED)
- Outdoor loungers
- Outdoor side table
Sturdy TV stand for large television (FILLED)
Diverse Books for Sycamore
Financial support for the "Diverse Books for Sycamore" campaign to place more diverse books in all elementary school classrooms, ESOL classrooms and media centers. Need filled before posted.
Food Pantry Financial Support
Due to the uptick in families utilizing the Operation Give Back food pantry this month, Sycamore Bridges is providing financial assistance to ensure every family receives what they need. Financial need filled before posted.
Delivery Drivers Needed #3
Looking for 10 delivery drivers to pick up meals from Slatts Pub in Blue Ash and deliver to the Montgomery and Blue Ash Police and Fire Departments. Need filled before posted.
Weekly Supplemental Grocery Bags - May 20, 2020
Weekly supplemental grocery bags. Financial need filled before posted.
Single Mom Lost Her Job
A single mom of two children recently lost her job during the pandemic. She is seeking help with a past due electric bill. The total needed to bring her account up to date is $200. If you would like to donate, please click below and instructions will be emailed to you.
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.