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 with the St. Louis Fire Department and all who knew and loved Firefighter Polson. We hold you in our hearts.

“A brave and heroic public servant lost his life today, and this is a devastating loss to our community. We will never forget Firefighter Polson’s sacrifice, and my prayers are with his friends and family.” – Chief Ron Battelle, BackStoppers Executive Director

We recognize the tremendous sacrifices that public servants make every day when they go to work. We understand the burdens placed on surviving spouses and children when tragedies occur. We believe our community has an obligation to care for the loved ones of those who have protected us. We accept the responsibility to make that happen.  Join us in our cause.  Help us provide life-long support for families of fallen heroes by donating or joining online or by mail to the address below.

The BackStoppers, Inc.
PO Box 795168
Saint Louis, MO 63179-0700

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Firefighter Benjamin Polson