August 16, 2016

Alibi 25’s First BackStoppers Event a Success!

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Alibi 25 kept six bands playing all day long while serving up BBQ, drinks, and a great atmosphere under a large tent at their first fundraiser for The BackStoppers. Owner and Manager Denise Gestring was overwhelmed with the outpouring of support from the community.  Local businesses donated fantastic […]
August 12, 2016

Gateway Classic Cars supports BackStoppers with Cars & Coffee

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Gateway Classic Cars raised $1,324.50 for The BackStoppers at the July Cars & Coffee event! Sarah Boothby with Gateway Classic Cars presents a check for $1,324.50 to The BackStoppers Executive Director Chief Ron Battelle On the last Saturday of each month, Gateway Classic Cars invites all car […]
August 11, 2016

Daddy Daughter Garage Sale raises $233 for BackStoppers!

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Alana Wilson and Det. Juan Wilson with the St. Charles City Police Department showed their support for The BackStoppers this summer by donating the proceeds from their Daddy Daughter Garage Sale.  The fundraiser totaled $233.00. Alana Wilson and Det. Juan Wilson with the St. Charles City […]
August 3, 2016

Assisting the Family of Paramedic Jonathan Noce

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The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Paramedic Jonathan Noce of the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District who died in the line of duty on May 25, 2016. Paramedic Noce was serving with both the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District and Osage County Ambulance District.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Our thoughts […]
July 24, 2016

Roderick and Victoria Support The BackStoppers!

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When Roderick and Victoria and each of their siblings were tasked with deciding on a project to complete this summer, Roderick chose organizing a lemonade stand and donating the proceeds to BackStoppers. 7-year old Roderick and 4-year old Victoria worked the lemonade stand all morning […]
July 23, 2016

Team BackStoppers is Ready to Ride

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Team BackStoppers is ready for RAGBRAI XLIV! The Team leaves today for Iowa where they will ride 420 miles across the state in one week on this year's RAGBRAI course, raising awareness and funds for BackStoppers. Team BackStoppers Members fueling up Members of Team BackStoppers during RAGBRAI 2015 Team […]
July 19, 2016

Ashtynn’s Lemonade Stand for BackStoppers

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Ashtynn at her lemonade stand for BackStoppers 6-year old Ashtynn saw a YouTube video of a lemonade stand for charity and decided to do the same for BackStoppers.  After sitting at her lemonade stand for six hours and selling every cup herself, Ashtynn had raised $1,105.05 for […]
July 11, 2016

Assistance for Officer Mike Flamion

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The BackStoppers has provided assistance to Officer Michael Flamion who was shot on July 8th, 2016, and remains in critical but stable condition. Officer Flamion is a nine year veteran of law enforcement who joined the Ballwin Police Department in 2014 and previously served with the De […]
June 24, 2016

Introducing The BackStoppers Newsletter

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The first issue of The BackStoppers Newsletter is in the mail!  We wish to thank Jerry Kiske, Jr and Mulligan Printing, Firefighter Dave Marlo and the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri IAFF Local 2665, and Heather Hussey for making our first edition possible. Front and Back Cover Inside Pages If […]
April 7, 2016

Thank you, Caravus!

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The BackStoppers has received a generous donation of $10,000 from Caravus!  Thank you Chairman Paul Flotken, Managing Partner J.J. Flotken, and Caravus for this great support of our mission. Caravus Managing Partner J.J. Flotken (left) and Chairman Paul Flotken (right) present a check for $10,00 to BackStoppers […]