This week is Child Passenger Safety Week, a time to evaluate how to keep our kids safe on the roads.
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Phone: (615) 360-8055
Toll Free: 1-800-544-6233
Fax: (615) 360-9022
State Farm recently announced the 2014 details for its signature program, Celebrate My Drive® including BIG money available for High Schools
We are excited to announce “The Band Perry” will be the grand prize winning concert artists for two high schools! In addition, they will be sharing the message of safe driving throughout the program.
Below is more information about this exciting program, and how YOUR school can be a part!
- Any public, private or charter high school can register now until October 7, 2014.
- During National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 15 – October 24, 2014), high schools will rally their communities to commit to safe driving.
- The 100 high schools across the US and Canada with the most safe driving commitments will win BIG!
- 2 high schools will win $100K + a private concert by The Band Perry!
- 8 high schools will win $100K
- 90 high schools will win $25K
To register or learn more, visit www.celebratemydrive.com.
Please Plan for a Safe Labor Day!
Over Labor Day Weekend in 2012, 275 people were killed in drunk driving crashes nationwide and many more were injured. If your Labor Day weekend activities will include alcohol, please plan for a non-drinking designated driver! And for tips on what to do if you see a drunk driver, visit www.madd.org/whattodo.
Help MADD by Donating
Unwanted Clothes & Shoes
The weather is changing and you may find yourself rearranging the clothes in your closet to accommodate the changing seasons. Did you know you can help raise funds for MADD by donating your unwanted clothes and shoes? All over Middle Tennessee, you’ll see brown donation boxes brought to you by the folks at American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) where you can donate, and MADD reaps the benefits!
Here's one location where you can find a brown ATRS Recyling Box: Walmart, 7044 Charlotte Pk, Nashville, TN 37209
Locations may change frequently. But you can contact ATRS to find a box near you at email@example.com.
Do you have a vehicle that you no longer use? Is there a car in your garage taking up needed space? Donate it to MADD TN and your vehicle will be used to help drive our mission forward.
Donating is simple. One phone call, one form, changes many lives. You are one click way. Visit https://www.carsformadd.org/ and make your vehicle donation today!
Middle Tennesse Chapter Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.
Starting September 2013, they will be held at a new location at the IHOP at 4098 Nolensville Rd at the corner of Nolensville and Harding. (If you need help with directions, IHOP phone # is 615-832-9633.)
Anyone wishing to learn more about MADD and/or how to help with our mission is welcome to attend.
Next meeting scheduled for August 19, 2014
MADD Tennessee License Plate available now!
MADD Tennessee has saved its license plate this year! To help us keep our plate funding for next year, visit your county clerk's office today to purchase a MADD Tennessee's license plate--no form required.
For specialized plates with 3 to 4 characters, Click Here for the Tennessee Personalized License Plates application. Be sure to indicate MADD Tennessee on your order form! Proceeds are used to support free services to victims of impaired driving crimes.
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America’s roads. PowerTalk 21™ is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents, It’s Your Influence™ to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 10 minutes at 1-877-MADD-HELP.