(KMOV)-- The 24th annual Guns ‘N Hoses boxing match between St. Louis area firefighters and police officers raised $302,864.33 for Backstoppers this year.
The event, held on Nov. 24 at Scottrade Center, attracted 16,000 spectators.
The firefighters took home the trophy that night, winning 9-8.
The 2009 event raised $274,000.
The total contributions included corporate gifts.
Guns ‘N Hoses has raised $3.2 million for Backstoppers since its beginning in 1987.