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 […]
January 4, 2022

Spotlight Supporters: BBQ for BackStoppers Hosted by Screaming Eagle Team

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If you are a resident of Jefferson County then you have probably heard about the BBQ for BackStoppers at a local business, read about it in the local newspaper or saw a shared post on social media promoting the event. This community BBQ held in […]
December 23, 2021

Payton and Dakota’s Pumpkin Patch

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What started out as a seed of an idea has blossomed into a successful annual event that is an entire family affair. Payton (14) and Dakota (8), daughters of Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District Paramedic Jonathan Noce, EOW 5/25/16, presented their Second Annual Pumpkin Patch Selling Day […]
December 6, 2021

Honoring the Legacy of Captain Ivan LaGrand

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We are honoring the legacy of Captain Ivan LaGrand of the Cape Girardeau Fire Department who died in the line of duty on December 1, 2021 after battling COVID-19. Captain LaGrand was 54 years old and had dedicated 34 years to emergency services. He served […]
December 2, 2021

We are Now Assisting the Family of Det. Antonio Valentine

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We are now assisting the family of Det. Antonio Valentine of the St. Louis County Police Department who died in the line of duty on December 1, 2021 as a result of injuries sustained from a vehicle crash. He leaves behind his children. We are holding the […]
November 8, 2021

Honoring the Legacy of Battalion Chief Marvin Shaffrey

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We are now assisting the family of Battalion Chief Marvin Shaffrey of the Cedar Hill Fire Protection District who died in the line of duty on November 2, 2021 after battling COVID-19. Battalion Chief Shaffrey was 55 years old. He served with the Cedar Hill Fire […]
October 26, 2021

Honoring the Legacy of the Officer Tyler Timmins

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We are now honoring the legacy of Officer Tyler Timmins of the Pontoon Beach Illinois Police Department who was shot and killed in the line of duty on October 26, 2021 while approaching a suspect of a stolen vehicle. Officer Tyler Timmins was 36 years old […]
September 21, 2021

Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses Tickets Now On Sale!

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Tickets for the 34th Annual Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses event are now sale! Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses is a treasured Thanksgiving Eve tradition held at the Enterprise Center showcasing local first responders in a friendly boxing match benefiting BackStoppers. We hope to see you there! Click […]