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Ways You Can Donate

JourneyCare Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult with your tax professional, attorney, financial advisor, or trust officer for the personal benefit of your contribution.

Cash, Check or Credit Card

Write a check made payable to JourneyCare Foundation and mail to 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010. You can also donate with a credit card by phone at 224-770-2413 or on the donation page of this website. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Donations can be made in memory or in honor of a loved one.

Gifts of Stock or Personal Property

By gifting appreciated securities or real estate, you may find that you will receive substantial tax savings. Please check with your advisors. Contact Karen Long, Director of Funds, Memorials and Planned Giving, 312-492-3080, for donation information.

Company Matching Gifts

Many employers match contributions made by their employees. Check with your Human Resources office to obtain a form to accompany your gift.

Attend or Sponsor One of Our Events

Four main fundraising events, including our Gala, two duck races and a winter dance, are held annually in support of JourneyCare’s programs. Contact Kristin Frazier at 224-770-2414.

Host an Event 

Independent fundraising or third-party events are developed and run by non-JourneyCare staff in support of JourneyCare programs. We welcome individuals, families, schools, businesses and civic organizations to host events, which can range from bake sales and school-sponsored drives to golf outings and 5K races. Contact Julie Linnekin at 224-770-2416.

In-Kind Donation

We accept donations of goods and/or services to use in silent auctions, as raffle prizes at our events or as something that might be useful to our general operations.


If you are personally involved with a family foundation and would like to make a gift, or if you know of another foundation or grant application that might be a good fit with one of our programs, call 224-770-2412.

Legacy Giving

Legacy giving, also known as planned giving, allows you to realize potential tax savings and even increased income now, while helping to ensure the long-term success of JourneyCare. There are a variety of forms that your deferred gift can take, including bequests, charitable gift annuities, insurance beneficiary designations and other deferred-giving opportunities. Contact Karen Long, Director of Funds, Memorials and Planned Giving, 312-492-3080.

Volunteer Your Time

Volunteer to be part of an event committee, walk in a parade to promote JourneyCare, participate in soliciting in-kind donations for raffle prizes, make sponsorship calls or help out with administrative tasks in the office.