August 10, 2022

Sch’erica Wilson

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EMT Scherese Bishop lost her life in the line of duty on March 11, 2011. She served with the Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District for three years, and she left behind her 7-year old daughter, Sch’erica. Eleven years later, Sch’erica opens up about who […]
July 5, 2022

Honoring Chief Todd Werner

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On July 1, 2021, Chief Todd Werner made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. He left behind his wife and three adult sons. Chief Werner was not only a dedicated Fire Chief, he was also an active member of his community. Chief Werner dedicated over […]
June 6, 2022

Upcoming Golf Tournaments Benefiting Our Mission

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Support Our Mission This Month! There is still time to register or sponsor for golf tournaments benefiting our mission this month! • 17th Annual Bill "Mac" McEntee Memorial Golf Tournament - June 20th at Greenbriar Hills Country Club- Click here for events details and registration information. • The […]
March 17, 2022

We are Now Assisting the Family of Patrolman Lane Burns

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We are now assisting the family of Patrolman Lane Burns who was shot and killed on March 17, 2022 after responding to a disturbance call where a suspect opened fire. Patrolman Burns was 31 years old and had served ten years in law enforcement, and five […]
March 8, 2022

We are Now Assisting the Family of Chief Todd Werner

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We are now assisting the family of Chief Todd Werner of the South Roxana Fire Department who died in the line of duty on July 1, 2021 after suffering a heart attack after responding to a call. Chief Werner was 48 years old. He served with […]
February 9, 2022

Historic Donation From Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses

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The 34th Annual Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses presented a historic donation of $1 million to BackStoppers! Through many fundraising efforts throughout 2021 including the main event on Thanksgiving Eve this incredible total was achieved. Since 1987, Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses has played a predominant part of […]
January 27, 2022

BackStoppers Assists Four SLMPD Officers Severely Injured On Duty

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The BackStoppers is providing assistance to four St. Louis Metropolitan police officers who were severely injured on duty this month. On January 24, 2022, two officers were struck by a vehicle while assisting a stalled vehicle. On January 26, 2022, two officers were shot upon […]
January 25, 2022

We are Now Assisting the Families of Chief Don Riffe and Chief Kevin Cremer

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We are now assisting the family of Chief Don Riffe of the Jefferson College Police Department died in the line of duty on January 20, 2022 after battling COVID-19. Chief Riffe was 59 years old. Chief Riffe served with Jefferson College Police Department for seven years, […]
January 13, 2022

We are Now Assisting the Family of Firefighter Benjamin Polson

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We are now assisting the family of Firefighter Benjamin Polson of the St. Louis Fire Department who died in the line of duty on January 13, 2022  as a result of injuries sustained from a structural collapse while fighting a fire. Our thoughts and prayers are […]
January 5, 2022

RSCA Answers the Call to Help

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Our partners, The Roofing & Siding Contractors Alliance, recently provided a new roof at the home of Pat Mignerone, surviving spouse of Capt. Dennis Mignerone, Webster Groves Fire Dept., EOW 1/21/03. Every year, RSCA serves our families with no cost to BackStoppers. Members of the […]