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October 28, 2020

Amy Marxkors’ Run for BackStoppers!

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Amy Marxkors of KMOX's The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors will be showing her support of our mission in her own unique and challenging way. On November 12th Amy will begin a six hour run beginning at 6am till noon. During this time, Amy […]
June 24, 2020

Spotlight Supporters: Franklin County

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For over a decade a strong group of volunteers have dedicated their time and energy raising awareness and support. The Franklin County BackStoppers supporter group is integral to the growth of our cause, and we are honored to share with you their efforts. With a population […]
March 27, 2020

Riverview Rivalries Come Together to Support BackStoppers

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Another Polive vs. Fire friendly competition took place in February which brought first responders and the community together to support one mission. Riverview Fire Protection District and the Riverview Police Department battled one another in competition for the best chili in town. Droves of people packed […]
March 16, 2020

Annual Membership Dinner Update

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In response to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, The BackStoppers will not hold this years' Annual Membership Dinner, which was scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020. We are committed to the safety of BackStoppers families and supporters and have decided to forego the Dinner to […]
January 31, 2020

BackStopper Month is Back!

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OG Hospitality Group Presents BackStopper Month BackStopper Month presented by OG Hospitality Group is back for it's 12th year! Beginning February 1st through the entire month of February, customers that dine at any Shack Breakfast and Lunch, The Corner Pub and Grill and The Tavern Kitchen […]
December 3, 2019

Spotlight Supporters: Washington County

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The BackStoppers serves 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Because our coverage area extends beyond St. Louis, we rely on groups of supporters who volunteer their time in the outlying counties. These Outlying County Supporter Groups are integral to the growth of our cause. We […]
November 28, 2019

Going All In: 33rd Annual Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses

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What a night! Another Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses Thanksgiving Eve event has ended. Last night a sold-out crowd filled the Enterprise Center with an electric energy of anticipation for the epic bouts between local police and firefighters to take place. Before any punches were thrown, a […]
August 5, 2019

Catching Up with the Young Friends

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The BackStoppers Development Board is a group of young professionals who engage the next generation of supporters. These young friends of BackStoppers hold fun events that generate a lot of buzz and generous support. In April, the Young Friends took a swing for fundraising at […]
July 8, 2019

Spotlight Supporters: St. Francois County

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The BackStoppers serves 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Because our coverage area extends beyond St. Louis, we rely on groups of supporters who volunteer their time in the outlying counties. These Outlying County Supporter Groups are integral to the growth of our cause. We […]
April 29, 2019

Give STL Day is May 1st!

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The St. Louis Community Foundation presents Give STL Day 2019 on Wednesday, May 1st! Give STL Day is a 24-hour day of online giving for non-profits in the St. Louis area. In 2018, over $2,500 was raised for BackStoppers. This year our goal is to reach […]