February 2, 2021

Assistance for the Family of Security Officer James Cook

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Assistance to the Family of Security Officer James Cook BackStoppers is providing $50,000 in assistance to the family of MetroLink (G4S Security Solutions) Security Officer James Cook who was shot and killed on January 31, 2021 during a confrontation with a suspect at the MetroLink Delmar […]
January 26, 2021

Dierbergs Gives Back

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Dierbergs Markets is giving back and saying a big thank you to the first responders who assisted during the recent fire at their Des Peres location. From now until February 9th, the Des Peres location will be collecting donations on behalf of BackStoppers upon checkout. […]
January 4, 2021

Spotlight Supporters: Ste. Genevieve County

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The Annual Golf Tournament held in Ste. Genevieve County has raised over $175,000 for BackStoppers since the first tournament fourteen years ago. The Ste. Genevieve County BackStoppers supporter group is integral to the growth of our cause, and we are honored to share with you […]
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 […]
January 4, 2021

BackStoppers Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 10-The Stanze Family

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August marked 20 years since Officer Robert J. Stanze II of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department was killed in the line of duty.  On August 8, 2000, Officer Stanze was shot and killed while arresting a suspect in the shooting of another police officer. […]
January 4, 2021

BackStoppers Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 10-Christy Weinhold

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Christy Weinhold, daughter of St. Louis County Police Sgt. Richard Weinhold, EOW 10/31/00, has learned that her father passed down his passion for animals and service. Christy has dedicated her life to making the world a better and safer place for animals. This passion for helping […]
January 4, 2021

BackStoppers Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 10- From the Executive Director

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Reflecting on this year with the many challenges presented, I am filled with gratitude for our first responders. It is important to remember and thank those in law enforcement, firefighting and EMS service especially during the holiday season. This season brings time with family and […]
December 6, 2020

Assisting the Family of Sgt. Herschel Turner, Jr.

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The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Sgt. Herschel Turner, Jr. of the Moline Acres Police Department who succumbed to injuries sustained when he was apparently struck by another police vehicle during a traffic stop on December 5, 2020. Sgt. Turner served 22 years as […]
November 12, 2020

Budweiser St. Louis Metro Boxing Showdown Postponed

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The 34th Annual Budweiser St. Louis Metro Boxing Showdown scheduled to be broadcasted live on Thanksgiving Eve has been postponed.  This hard decision was made by the St. Louis Guns 'N Hoses Association, and there will be plans for this tradition in 2021. We would like […]
November 6, 2020

Get Ready for Thanksgiving Eve!

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We are very close to the 34th Annual St. Louis Metro Boxing Showdown! Whether you plan to attend a watch party or view from your home, we hope that you join us on Thanksgiving Eve and support our mission. Looking for a watch party near you […]