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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 and make a gift today

Cash, Check or Credit Card

Write a check made payable to JourneyCare Foundation and mail to 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010 or 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025. You can also donate with a credit card by phone at 847-467-7423 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. Please contact Jim Jarocki, Director of Foundation Operations, at 847-556-1948, for donation information.

Gifts Through Your Will or Estate

People who make planned gifts through their wills or estates come from all walks of life, all age groups and all income levels. Some people making a planned gift choose to make the gift during their lifetime, while others choose to make the gift once they have passed away. Either way, gift planning plays an important role in ensuring that JourneyCare can always say yes to our patients and fulfill our commitment of never turning anyone away, regardless of their ability to pay for hospice, palliative or supportive services.

Just as no two people who create gifts are the same, there are many different types of planned gifts.

Learn more about Planned Giving here or contact Christine Post-Duncan, Gift and Estate Planning Director, at 224/645-0971.

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 winter dance, summer gala, duck race and memorial golf tournament, are held annually in support of JourneyCare’s programs.

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 such as “positivity packages” — toys and activities for our patients and families with younger children.


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 Julie Blanford, Director of Grants, at 224-770-2420.

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.

Support JourneyCare any time you shop at Amazon with AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile provides an easy and automatic way to donate to JourneyCare at no cost to you! To ensure that a .05 percent of all of your eligible purchases benefit JourneyCare, visit http://smile.amazon.com next time you shop, designate JourneyCare Foundation Inc as your charity and shop as usual. That’s all there is to it! Please ask your family and friends to do the same! Thank you!