February 7, 2017
Guns ‘N Hoses Raises $653,000
Guns 'N Hoses has made the largest donation in its 30-year history, raising $653,000 for The BackStoppers! In all, Guns 'N Hoses has raised a total $6.1 million since 1987. We recognize this incredible support is because of a very dedicated team who put in a lot of […]
September 26, 2016
Griffin and Levi Support The BackStoppers!
On a hot Saturday in early September, 5-year old Griffin put on his police officer uniform, loaded up his patrol car, and set out for Frontier Park with 2-year old brother, Levi. Together the boys spent the day selling ice cream to raise funds for […]
September 23, 2016
CCMSI Raises $10,000 for BackStoppers!
CCMSI, a small company with a big heart, organized a silent auction and raised $10,000 for The BackStoppers! Moved to show their gratitude to law enforcement and our area's first responders, CCMSI held the auction for employees over two days. This generous support of our mission […]
August 27, 2016
Brielle and Nora Sage’s Lemonade Stand
Brielle and Nora Sage's Lemonade Stand raised $785 for The BackStoppers and $785 for Officer Mike Flamion for a grand total of $1,570! When 7-year old Brielle and 5-year old Nora Sage decided they wanted to organize a lemonade stand, their mother, Cindy, listed five choices […]
August 16, 2016
Alibi 25’s First BackStoppers Event a Success!
Alibi 25 kept six bands playing all day long while serving up BBQ, drinks, and a great atmosphere under a large tent at their first fundraiser for The BackStoppers. Owner and Manager Denise Gestring was overwhelmed with the outpouring of support from the community. Local businesses donated fantastic […]
August 12, 2016
Gateway Classic Cars supports BackStoppers with Cars & Coffee
Gateway Classic Cars raised $1,324.50 for The BackStoppers at the July Cars & Coffee event! Sarah Boothby with Gateway Classic Cars presents a check for $1,324.50 to The BackStoppers Executive Director Chief Ron Battelle On the last Saturday of each month, Gateway Classic Cars invites all car […]
August 11, 2016
Daddy Daughter Garage Sale raises $233 for BackStoppers!
Alana Wilson and Det. Juan Wilson with the St. Charles City Police Department showed their support for The BackStoppers this summer by donating the proceeds from their Daddy Daughter Garage Sale. The fundraiser totaled $233.00. Alana Wilson and Det. Juan Wilson with the St. Charles City […]
July 24, 2016
Roderick and Victoria Support The BackStoppers!
When Roderick and Victoria and each of their siblings were tasked with deciding on a project to complete this summer, Roderick chose organizing a lemonade stand and donating the proceeds to BackStoppers. 7-year old Roderick and 4-year old Victoria worked the lemonade stand all morning […]
July 19, 2016
Ashtynn’s Lemonade Stand for BackStoppers
Ashtynn at her lemonade stand for BackStoppers 6-year old Ashtynn saw a YouTube video of a lemonade stand for charity and decided to do the same for BackStoppers. After sitting at her lemonade stand for six hours and selling every cup herself, Ashtynn had raised $1,105.05 for […]
April 7, 2016
Thank you, Caravus!
The BackStoppers has received a generous donation of $10,000 from Caravus! Thank you Chairman Paul Flotken, Managing Partner J.J. Flotken, and Caravus for this great support of our mission. Caravus Managing Partner J.J. Flotken (left) and Chairman Paul Flotken (right) present a check for $10,00 to BackStoppers […]