June 28, 2021

Paramedic Erik Bedwell’s Challenge Coin Collection

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A challenge coin is a unique token that symbolizes a representation of a group or organization. Challenge coins are often collected and traded in the military and first responder communities, and some are harder to come by than others. Paramedic Erik Bedwell of the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance […]
June 21, 2021

Alexis Bohannon

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On August 29, 2021, Officer Tamarris Bohannon of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department was shot and killed while responding to a call. Officer Bohannon was only 29 years old, and he left behind his wife, Alexis, and their three children. He dedicated over three […]
June 17, 2021

Volunteer Opportunity

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There is a volunteer opportunity for The Greek Open event benefiting BackStoppers and the Hellenic Spirit Foundation on Monday, June 28th. Details may be found below. Date: Monday, June 28th Time: 8am Arrival Time through 6:30pm Location: Meadowbrook Country Club- 200 Meadowbrook Country Club Est. Ballwin, MO 63011 Interested? […]
June 16, 2021

Assisting the Family of Firefighter Rodney L. Heard

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The BackStoppers is now assisting the family of Firefighter Rodney L. Heard of the St. Louis Fire Department who died in the line of duty on June 15, 2021 after battling COVID-19. Firefighter Heard served nearly 23 years with the St. Louis Fire Department. He leaves […]
June 2, 2021

BackStoppers Assists two Police Officers Severely Injured On Duty

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Our mission needs your help to support families of the fallen and first responders who have suffered a catastrophic injury in the line of duty. The BackStoppers is providing $10,000 in assistance to two law enforcement officers who were shot in the line of duty on […]
May 10, 2021

Joe Buck Announces Sustaining Partner Program

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BackStoppers supporter and sportscaster, Joe Buck, stopped by the BackStoppers office to help promote our new Sustaining Partner giving option! For $10 each month you can make an everlasting impact to our mission. Click here to become a Sustaining Partner.
May 7, 2021

Give STL Day 2021 Results

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Because of your fervent dedication and support Give STL Day 2021 brought in $26,155 in donations plus the $25,000 matching gift from Advanced Training and Rehab bringing a grand total of $50,155! We can not fully express our gratitude to our supporters that made this outstanding […]
April 23, 2021

Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses Presents 2020 Donation to BackStoppers

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Despite the great challenges of 2020, Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses presented $500,000 to BackStoppers from their 2020 fundraising efforts. This donation is the result of the unwavering dedication of the Guns 'N Hoses committee, volunteers and supporters. Our deepest gratitude is extended to everyone who […]
April 19, 2021

BackStoppers Assists Police Officer Severely Injured On Duty

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The BackStoppers has provided assistance to a Ste. Genevieve Police Officer who has suffered severe burns while responding to call on April 16, 2021. This officer has served in law enforcement for 13 years. The officer will be given assistance to aid with medical costs […]
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.