BackStoppers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1959 that provides needed financial assistance to the spouses and dependent children of all first responders. Those that receive support from Backstoppers include: Police officers, firefighters, volunteer firefighters, publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs who lose their lives or suffer a catastrophic injury in the line of duty in 18 counties in Missouri and Illinois.


KTRS is proud to promote our annual Radiothon to Support Backstoppers

On January 25th, be sure to help us collect for an support our first-responder families across the nation. 

Also be sure to review and reach out to the sponsors of this year’s Backstoppers Radiothon below!