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Spirit of St. Louis Campaign Kicks Off

It is the season of giving! Fox 2 and KPLR 11 has kicked off the Spirit of St. Louis Campaign in support of BackStoppers, Variety, the Children’s Charity of St. Louis and St. Louis Area Foodbank. Bommarito Automotive Group has teamed up with Fox 2 and KPLR 11 and has provided a car, truck and SUV that will be presented to lucky winners on at the St. Louis Auto Show on January 26th. A ten dollar donation will be the entry to win one of the vehicles.

The morning of the Kick Off came with a surprise from John Bommarito and Chuck Wallis who generously donated $50,000 in support of all three charities.  Joe Strehl, who is the son of Detective Stephen Strehl, EOW 11/19/1993 was there to represent BackStoppers during the live coverage of the Kick Off. 

The Spirit of St. Louis Campaign’s goal is raise $250,000.

Watch the live coverage here.  

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Assistance for Officer Matt Crosby

Today we are honored to present Officer Matt Crosby with assistance in the amount of $50,000.  Officer Crosby was shot and catastrophically injured in the line of duty while serving with the Rock Hill Police Department.  Officer Crosby has made a tremendous sacrifice for our safety.

Because of the community’s generosity, The BackStoppers is able to continue to provide assistance to families of fallen and catastrophically injured first responders.  Thank you!

Our mission is to provide needed financial assistance and support to the families of first responders who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty. Please consider making a donation today on our donation page or by mail at the address below.

The BackStoppers
PO Box 795168
St. Louis, MO 63179-0700.

Thank you for your support!

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