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. Orange’s vision became a reality, and Rollin’ for BackStoppers was … Read moreRollin’ Out Awareness
This fall, Dr. Adam Snyder organized a golf tournament honoring the memory of his younger brother, fallen hero Officer Blake Snyder. Dedicated friends Pat and Kim Lawrence, Wesley Strowmatt, and Toby Henesey made up the organizing committee, and the event was a fantastic success. Held on September 22, 2017 at Rolling Hills Golf Course in … Read moreFamily and Friends Honor Officer Snyder
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 Cedar Hill, Missouri. Chuck Gerding shares more about his company and … Read moreGerding Enterprises Gives Back
Are you a runner? A walker? Or want a fun filled family event that benefits our local first responders? Come join us for the 6th Annual Bulltown Run for BackStoppers hosted by The BackStoppers of Jefferson County. The 6th Annual Bulltown Run for BackStoppers is August 5th at 7pm. This race will take place either … Read moreJefferson County’s 6th Annual Bulltown Run
The City of Clayton hosted the Battle of the Badges BBQ Event benefiting The BackStoppers, Inc. and Responder Rescue, Inc. with great success! This event featured twelve police and fire departments from all over the area that participated in a friendly competition where their grilling skills were put to the test. Along with award worthy BBQ … Read moreBattle of the Badges BBQ for BackStoppers
Give STL Day 2017 was a great success! The community came together and surpassed our goal of $1,500, raising a total $2,721! We would like to thank every donor for your contribution and support of our fallen first responders. We would also like to give a special thanks to Officer Joe Strehl for taking the … Read moreGive STL Day Goal Nearly Doubled!
The BackStoppers is participating in Give STL Day this year on Thursday, May 11th! Give STL Day is an oppurtunity for the community to come together and give back to their favorite charitable organizations. This is a 24 hour online event hosted by the St. Louis Community Foundation. Visit The BackStoppers Give STL Day profile … Read moreGive STL Day 2017
February is BackStopper Month at the OG Hospitality Group‘s family of restaurants. All month long, patrons dining at all The Corner Pub & Grill, The Tavern Kitchen & Bar, and The Shack Breakfast & Lunch locations may purchase BackStopper Bucks to support families of fallen heroes. This year’s BackStopper Month was the biggest yet, raising an incredible … Read moreBiggest BackStopper Month Yet!
We saw some very big smiles on the kids at United Services for Children when they presented The BackStoppers with the funds they raised at their art show. The kids, ages 3 to 5 years, held an art show featuring their favorite pieces from school. Together, they raised a total of $1,200.00! They were all very … Read moreKids’ Art Show raises $1,200!
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 hard work and give much of their time each fall. … Read moreGuns ‘N Hoses Raises $653,000