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November 20, 2017

Spirit of St. Louis Campaign Kicks Off

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It is the season of giving! Fox 2 and KPLR 11 has kicked off the Spirit of St. Louis Campaign in support of BackStoppers, Variety, the Children's Charity of St. Louis and St. Louis Area Foodbank. Bommarito Automotive Group has teamed up with Fox 2 […]
October 16, 2017

Becoming a BackStopper at Ameren

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Our friends at the Ameren Corporation are encouraging their employees to support our mission by becoming BackStoppers. The company is organizing an internal campaign whose goal is to generate BackStoppers memberships. We were honored to attend the launch of the Ameren Member Drive, where passing employees […]
October 8, 2017

The Voices of the BackStoppers: Joseph Strehl

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Police Officer Joseph Strehl, son of Detective Stephen Strehl, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/ Drug Enforcement Administration, EOW 11/19/1993, shares why he become a BackStopper. "While numerous fundraisers and events have a huge impact on the BackStoppers, becoming a member of this organization will have […]
October 5, 2017

Woodard’s Annual Raffle for BackStoppers is Back!

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Woodard Cleaning and Restoration's 3rd Annual Raffle for BackStoppers is here! Last year Woodard raised $37,000 for BackStoppers, and this year their goal is to reach $50,000!   This incredible is support is made possible by purchasing raffle tickets that are entered to win a number of […]
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 […]
October 1, 2017

The Voices of BackStoppers: Madison Kowalski

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Today is the nine-year anniversary of the death of Sgt. Jeffry Kowalski of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, EOW 10/01/08. His daughter, Madison, shares her father’s legacy and how she finds strength after the unimaginable. “It's going on 10 years now. A decade. Think of […]
September 25, 2017

Playing For a Cause: Bridge Haven for BackStoppers

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A small but powerful group of supporters, Bridge Haven, has dedicated eight years of support  to the BackStoppers. This year the group raised over $17,000 for BackStoppers. Since 2010 the Bridge Haven group has played for BackStoppers at their Annual Bridge Pro-Am Tournament. The first year […]
September 18, 2017

Fine Art Ltd: Supporting the BackStoppers Through Art

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Our friends at Fine Art Ltd are supporting The BackStoppers with a fantastic promotion now through the month of September! In addition to their discounted pieces, 40% to 80% off, Fine Art Ltd. is donating 10% of all sales to BackStoppers. A special piece has […]
September 11, 2017

There is Always Hope

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Elizabeth Snyder and her family are starting a new chapter of life accompanied with challenges and change. Courageously she remains to shine a light and honor her husband, Officer Blake Snyder of the St. Louis County Police Department, EOW 10/06/2016. Months have passed since Blake […]
August 2, 2017

Phenomenal Support from The Warren County BackStoppers

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The Warren County BackStoppers Committee presented The BackStoppers, Inc. a $70,000 check! This dedicated group of Warren County first responders and community leaders have presented BackStoppers with $380,000 within the last seven years. We are extremely grateful for the incredible support and dedication to the our fallen heroes […]