April 6, 2020
Give STL Day 2020 Begins!
The BackStoppers is participating in Give STL 2020! Give STL Day, hosted by the St. Louis Community Foundation, is a 24-hour, online day-of-giving event, designed to ignite the spirit of giving across the region. Since 2015, over $13,000 has been raised for our mission through […]
April 2, 2020
Honoring Our Fallen Heroes
We will never forget those that made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting. We will honor their life and legacy by serving their families. Please watch this scroll, that was to be viewed at our Annual Member Dinner, in remembrance and respect of these […]
March 27, 2020
Riverview Rivalries Come Together to Support BackStoppers
Another Polive vs. Fire friendly competition took place in February which brought first responders and the community together to support one mission. Riverview Fire Protection District and the Riverview Police Department battled one another in competition for the best chili in town. Droves of people packed […]
March 19, 2020
From the Jansen Family
Officer Grant Jansen was killed in the line of duty in a single vehicle crash with his K9 partner who was not harmed. Officer Jansen was a 20-year law enforcement veteran. He left behind his expectant wife and son and daughter. His wife, Annette, shares her […]
March 16, 2020
Annual Membership Dinner Update
In response to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, The BackStoppers will not hold this years' Annual Membership Dinner, which was scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020. We are committed to the safety of BackStoppers families and supporters and have decided to forego the Dinner to […]
February 19, 2020
Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses Raises $900,000!
Another extraordinary year for Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses is in the books! Today Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses presented $900,000 to BackStoppers! Since 1987, Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses has raised $8 million for our mission of serving families of fallen heroes. Support in these great bounds […]
January 31, 2020
BackStopper Month is Back!
OG Hospitality Group Presents BackStopper Month BackStopper Month presented by OG Hospitality Group is back for it's 12th year! Beginning February 1st through the entire month of February, customers that dine at any Shack Breakfast and Lunch, The Corner Pub and Grill and The Tavern Kitchen […]
January 29, 2020
Remembering Det. Willie Neal, Jr.
The BackStoppers honors and remembers Det. Willie Neal, Jr. who gave his life serving our community. Det. Neal was shot and killed in the line of duty while performing an undercover operation, leaving behind his wife and two young daughters. 23 years later, the St. Louis Post […]
December 3, 2019
Spotlight Supporters: Washington County
The BackStoppers serves 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Because our coverage area extends beyond St. Louis, we rely on groups of supporters who volunteer their time in the outlying counties. These Outlying County Supporter Groups are integral to the growth of our cause. We […]
December 3, 2019
The Hicks Family Tradition: Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses
Since 1987, Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses has honored fallen heroes by bringing together local firefighters and police officers for an evening of boxing and support for BackStoppers. Since that first ring of the bell, Guns ‘N Hoses has raised $7.6 million for BackStoppers and has […]