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Monthly Archives: October 2017

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October 16, 2017

Becoming a BackStopper at Ameren

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Our friends at the Ameren Corporation are encouraging their employees to support our mission by becoming BackStoppers. The company is organizing an internal campaign whose goal is to generate BackStoppers memberships. We were honored to attend the launch of the Ameren Member Drive, where passing […]
October 8, 2017

The Voices of the BackStoppers: Joseph Strehl

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Police Officer Joseph Strehl, son of Detective Stephen Strehl, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/ Drug Enforcement Administration, EOW 11/19/1993, shares why he become a BackStopper. “While numerous fundraisers and events have a huge impact on the BackStoppers, becoming a member of this organization will […]
October 5, 2017

Woodard’s Annual Raffle for BackStoppers is Back!

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Woodard Cleaning and Restoration’s 3rd Annual Raffle for BackStoppers is here! Last year Woodard raised $37,000 for BackStoppers, and this year their goal is to reach $50,000!   This incredible is support is made possible by purchasing raffle tickets that are entered to win […]
October 3, 2017

Gerding Enterprises Gives Back

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Our friends at Gerding Enterprises have shown incredible support to the BackStoppers over the last couple of years. Last year, they held their 1st Annual BackStoppers BBQ which raised over $12,000!  The 2nd Annual BackStoppers BBQ will take place on  October 7th at the VFW in […]
October 1, 2017

The Voices of BackStoppers: Madison Kowalski

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Today is the nine-year anniversary of the death of Sgt. Jeffry Kowalski of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, EOW 10/01/08. His daughter, Madison, shares her father’s legacy and how she finds strength after the unimaginable. “It’s going on 10 years now. A decade. Think […]