March 31, 2021

Young Friends Topgolf Silent Auction Items

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There will be many great silent auction items available at the Young Friends Topgolf Open on April 18th! Click here to view all items with full descriptions. 
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 […]
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 […]