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May 8, 2020

Record-Breaking Give STL Day Total!

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We are thrilled to announce that our Give STL Day total, including two matching gifts and a St. Louis Community Foundation Power Hour prize, is $32,738! This record-breaking total could not have been possible without your generosity and dedication to our mission. Our community of […]
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 […]
July 19, 2019

Small Supporters Make a Big Difference

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We have seen an incredible response of support from the community this summer, especially from our young supporters. Selling lemonade and refreshments with proceeds benefiting BackStoppers was how these dedicated groups helped our mission.   We would like to thank and recognize the Bialecki Family, the […]
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. […]
December 28, 2017

Family and Friends Honor Officer Snyder

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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 […]
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 Cedar […]
July 24, 2017

Jefferson County’s 6th Annual Bulltown Run

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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 […]
May 26, 2017

Battle of the Badges BBQ for BackStoppers

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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 […]
May 12, 2017

Give STL Day Goal Nearly Doubled!

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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 […]
May 10, 2017

Give STL Day 2017

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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. […]