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Memorial Giving

Donations in memory of loved ones directly benefit JourneyCare patients and families who are in need. Memorial gifts give special meaning to the family of the loved one and provide donors a heartfelt way to express sympathy, love and respect. Memorial contributions help JourneyCare make moments count for those touched by serious illness and loss.

Honorariums also provide donors with a thoughtful way to help others while expressing love, respect or appreciation for living family members, friends or special people who have touched your life or the lives of others. You can remember birthdays, anniversaries or other milestones in their lives while helping people in need.

Gifts of any amount are gratefully accepted and each is acknowledged with a personal note from JourneyCare Foundation to both the donor and the loved one’s family. Your gift amount will not be disclosed.

For further information. contact Karen Long, Director of Annual Fund, 312-492-3080, or contact your personal financial advisor for details.

Make A Memorial Gift Today

To request memorial donations be made to JourneyCare, please ask the funeral director to include one of the following passages in the obituary:

  • The family asks that donations be made to JourneyCare Foundation, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL  60025 or online at www.journeycare.org.
  • To make a lasting tribute honoring the life of [Name], the family asks that contributions be made to help those in need receive the same compassionate care JourneyCare provided for our family. Contributions can be sent to JourneyCare Foundation, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025. 

Grateful Family & Friends

The Grateful Family and Friends Program is a thoughtful way for you to express your gratitude to those who meant so much to you and your loved one. Perhaps it is a supportive team, an extraordinary nurse or aide, a thoughtful volunteer, a chaplain, physician or therapist.

Gifts made to the Grateful Family and Friends Program help JourneyCare remain committed to our mission of making every moment count for those touched by serious illness and loss, while helping ensure we never have to turn anyone away because of inability to pay.

When making a gift, please share your story with us on the attached card. Those you recognize for outstanding care will receive an acknowledgement letter and your personalized note, if you choose to include one.

Grateful Family & Friends

Memorial Bricks and Tiles

Engraved bricks and memorial tiles provide unique commemorative opportunities to remember or honor a loved one while providing support for JourneyCare.

Memorial/Honorarium Bricks can be purchased for installation in the gardens at our Barrington and Glenview, Illinois campuses. These lasting tributes can be engraved with wording yo select and placed within the walkways of the gardens.

Each engraved Memorial Tile provides a lasting tribute and will be engraved with the wording you provide. A donation of $1,000 will reserve your memorial tile. For more information, call 224-770-2413.

Tree of Life

We invite your family to be a part of our Tree of Life tribute display in the JourneyCare Education Center in Glenview. The display is located on the north side of the Atrium Gallery on the first floor.

$5,000  Gold Leaf
$2,500 Silver Leaf
$1,000 Bronze Leaf

Each leaf has spacing for 125 characters, including punctuation. Space can feature five lines with 25 characters per line.

Many families choose a simple phrase or a favorite quote from their loved one. An example is: “In loving memory of [NAME]”

For more information, call 224-770-2413.