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August 11, 2016

Daddy Daughter Garage Sale raises $233 for BackStoppers!

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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 […]
April 7, 2016

Thank you, Caravus!

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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 […]
March 29, 2016

Scarecrow Supports The BackStoppers

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In March, Scarecrow asked patrons to "enjoy a pint and raise money for the fallen".  And they did just that.  By selling Donation Shamrocks benefiting The BackStoppers at the Chesterfield restaurant, Scarecrow raised $1,700 for families of fallen first responders! Thank you co-owners Chris Mertz and […]
March 14, 2016

First Responders Meet the Challenge!

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President and CEO of Edwin-Claude, Inc. Paul Abrams presents a $10,000 donation for the Education Fund from the ECI First Responder Membership Challenge to BackStoppers Board Member Chief (Ret.) Jerry Lee, Executive Director Chief (Ret.) Ron Battelle, and President Mike Shanahan, Jr. In May of last […]
March 9, 2016

BackStoppers Month a Great Success!

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OG Hospitality Group Co-Owners Brant Baldanza and Jon Fogarty and Mike (Carolyn not pictured) present a check for $80,000 to BackStoppers Executive Director Chief Ron Battelle, Board Members Chief Jim Silvernail and Bill Schicker, Chief Mike Krause and members of the Metro West Fire Protection […]
February 23, 2016

The BackStoppers Receives Record Donation from Guns ‘N Hoses

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We've received a record breaking $443,836.50 from the 29th Annual Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses!  This donation brings the total raised since 1987 to an incredible $5.5 million. The BackStoppers President Mike Shanahan, Board Member Jack Martorelli, St. Louis Guns 'N Hoses President David Stokes, Mayor Francis Slay, The […]