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January 11, 2024

Firefighter Lane Carl Supports BackStoppers Through “Yeah, I Can Do That” Children’s Book

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Sixteen years ago, Lane Carl was a high school art teacher looking for a career change when she was encouraged to pursue a career in firefighting. She is now in her third year as a firefighter serving Rock Community Fire Protection District. Firefighter Carl was […]
October 17, 2022

This Week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week

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This week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week. Did you know that you can plan a legacy gift to BackStoppers when planning your estate? This is a great way to make a lasting mark on our mission and touch the lives of the children and […]
January 4, 2022

Spotlight Supporters: BBQ for BackStoppers Hosted by Screaming Eagle Team

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If you are a resident of Jefferson County then you have probably heard about the BBQ for BackStoppers at a local business, read about it in the local newspaper or saw a shared post on social media promoting the event. This community BBQ held in […]
March 16, 2021

Blake’s Passion Project for BackStoppers

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Blake Hager, a fourteen year old freshman from Jackson Senior High School in Jackson, Missouri, decided to highlight the work of BackStoppers for a school assignment called the Passion Project. This project is meant to display an organization or building project that holds special meaning […]
January 4, 2021

BackStoppers Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 10-Amy Marxkors

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Amy Marxkors of KMOX’s The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors decided to showcase her dedication to our mission by running over 45 miles in six hours! Her efforts were met with an amazing amount of support which totaled over $65,000 for BackStoppers. She shares […]
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 […]
November 15, 2019

New Way to Support Our Mission

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We’re introducing a new, easy way to support our mission! Sign up for monthly recurring donations to our General or Education Fund at our website today at, and help us help families of fallen heroes.