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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 […]
January 15, 2019

Rollin’ Out Awareness

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Eight years ago, Rollin’for BackStoppers Executive Director, Lt. Cheryl E. Orange with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, saw a need in the first responder community. She had a vision of gathering minority communities, specifically African American, and spreading awareness of the BackStoppers’ mission. Lt. […]
January 15, 2019

Students Making a Difference: The Fallen Officer Project

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A group of students from Culver-Stockton College were presented an opportunity to honor a fallen officer and support the mission of BackStoppers. Criminal Justice Lecturer and Reserve Deputy in Monticello, Missori Seth McBride designed a student led project to help students remember officers that made the ultimate sacrifice and […]
January 7, 2019

Spotlight Supporters: Monroe County

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The BackStoppers serves 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Because the region served by BackStoppers extends beyond St. Louis, we rely on groups of supporters who volunteer their time to help raise awareness of and funds for our mission in the outlying counties of our coverage area. These groups, […]
August 13, 2018

Spotlight Supporters: Monroe County

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The BackStoppers serves 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois.Because the region served by BackStoppers extends beyond St. Louis, we rely on groups of supporters who volunteer their time to help raise awareness of and funds for our mission in the outlying counties of our coverage […]
July 27, 2018

South County Tech Leaves It All on the Field

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Students at South County Tech showed heart and dedication to the mission of BackStoppers last December. Law Enforcement students approached their instructor, Sue Gibbons, about creating an event inspired by the famous Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses. The Law Enforcement students joined forces with the Firefighting/EMT […]