Sycamore Education Foundation

Take Root 2023 – Annual Fundraiser



Join us for out largest fundraising event of the year, Take Root – Lights, Camera, AUCTION on Saturday, September 16th from 5:30 – 11 p.m. at Kishwaukee Country Club located at 1901 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, IL. The evening will feature live entertainment from The Company Men, an appetizer buffet, signature cocktail, silent auction, raffles and more!


Saturday, September 16, 2023


5:30 p.m. Doors open at Kishwaukee Country Club

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Appetizer Buffet Available 

7:00 p.m.  The Company Men Perform

10:00 p.m.  Online Silent Auction Closes


Kishwaukee Country Club, 1901 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 60115



Online Silent Auction

Through the funds generated from our online silent auction, we are able to support our teacher grants program each year.  We are so grateful to everyone who purchases these wonderful items and those who provide donations to make it happen.

Please consider supporting our event by donating gift certificates, merchandise or services.  In exchange, you will receive excellent community exposure and advertising.  Your company name will be featured prominently in our online auction system and your business will be recognized on our website and through our social media.   All donations are tax deductible, and a receipt will be sent upon request. To donate, please contact Michelle Ibarra at

Please check back at a later date to view all the silent auction packages available.  

Sponsorship opportunities available!

This event enables us to raise funds to support innovative educational opportunities for Sycamore Community School District 427.  From 2022-2023, we awarded over $53,000 in grant funds.  The funding of these grants was due in large part to our Take Root sponsors and partners.

Will you consider supporting our mission of enhancing educational opportunities for Sycamore students by committing to a sponsorship?

To reserve your sponsorship opportunity or if you have any questions, please contact Rachel Sauber at or 815-899-8264.