Shield 23 Foundation Inc

For Love Of Family & Brotherhood

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Shield 23 Foundation Inc

EIN: 82-5330041


The Shield 23 Foundation, Inc. is organized as an Illinois not for profit corporation, established to honor the legacy of Russell Scott Constantino and all the brave first responders everywhere, that are suffering cancer that has been caused, in whole or in part, as a consequence of their passion and dedication to the communities they serve. Our goal is to help defray the costs of travel, medicine, meals, holistic treatments and medical treatments and costs not covered by insurance and promote fire service cancer related education. In addition, to cover any necessary and proper monetary needs, including but not limited to, day care, house keeping, lawn care, etc, for qualifying first responders and their immediate families.

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Shenan Constantino

Main address

6615 Grand Ave B-232

Gurnee, IL 60031 USA

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Subject area info

Occupational health


Gift distribution

Population served info

Emergency responders

NTEE code info

Cancer (G30)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.



Programs and results

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Our programs

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Financial Assistance

For qualifying firefighters and their families, our goals are:

To help defray the costs of treatment and care including but not limited to travel, transportation, medicine, meals, holistic treatments, medical treatments and costs not covered by insurance, and counseling or related support services.

To cover any necessary and proper monetary needs of the family including but not limited to child care, housekeeping, lawn care and home maintenance, sports and activities fees, meals, recreation and entertainment.

Population(s) Served
Emergency responders

Where we work


Shield 23 Foundation Inc

Financial data

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Shield 23 Foundation Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $38,419
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $2,455
Special Events $3,187
Other Revenue $3,579
Total Revenue $44,453
Program Services $7,681
Administration $6,323
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $14,004

Shield 23 Foundation Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $40,022
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $40,022


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Shenan Constantino

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Shield 23 Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2023
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Board chair

Shenandoah Constantino

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/22/2023

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Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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