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JourneyCare Foundation Staff

JourneyCare Foundation staff have expertise to help you understand the many ways you can support hospice and palliative care in northern Illinois. These members of our team are available to answer your questions or assist with gifts.

Christine Post-Duncan, MBA, CFRE

Christine Post-Duncan serves as the Gift and Estate Planning Director of JourneyCare. In this capacity, she assists donors in making gifts to JourneyCare through their financial assets for their best tax advantage. She also supports relationships with professional advisors whose clients may be JourneyCare patients, patient family members, or donors. Christine began her career in planned giving in December 2007 after eleven years in private accounting practice in North Carolina. She is a member of the Chicago Council on Planned Giving and a former board member of the Suburban Chicago Planned Giving Council and the North Carolina Planned Giving Council.


(224) 645-0971

Julie Blandford

As the Director of Grants and Foundations, Julie works with a range of private foundation and family foundation partners to advance JourneyCare’s mission through grants ranging from $5,000 to $500,000. Prior to joining JourneyCare in 2017, Julie spent more than ten years in grant management, communications and major gifts at various nonprofits including the Ann and Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital, Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation and Maryville Academy.


(847) 845-9195

Molly Conley

As JourneyCare’s Corporate and Community Partnerships Director, Molly is responsible for maintaining and increasing corporate philanthropy engagement. Molly comes to JourneyCare with more than a decade of non-profit work with an emphasis on corporate relations. JourneyCare is proud to offer corporate partnership opportunities that demonstrate leadership and community involvement through event sponsorships, corporate group volunteering, employee matching campaigns and in-kind donations.


(224) 254-3725