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  • Theresa and Rosalind
Drunk driving victim, long time MADD volunteer and WLKY Bell Award recipient Theresa Martinez shares her story of tragedy, pain and purpose....
On Saturday, September 16th, more than 150 youth and parents came together at Orange Coast College for MADD Southern California’s first Annual Teen Influencer Summit. What is the Teen Influencer Summit? With the support of Hyundai, students across five counties joined...
In July, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals held the world’s largest conference for treatment courts and criminal justice reform.  More than 5,000 people gathered at the National Harbor Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland to take part in more...
By Rosalind Donald, MADD Kentucky Victim Services Specialist This story is about a mother who has paid her daughter’s cell phone bills since 2012. What situation caused this parent to pay for her adult daughter’s cell phone bill for the past...
Today, the National Traffic Safety Administration released new data that shows drunk driving and overall traffic fatalities have increased for the second straight year. MADD is saddened to learn that there were 10,497 lives lost to drunk driving in 2016....
Maine is MADD’s newest chapter thanks to the tremendous efforts of Nicole Hutchinson and her group of dedicated volunteers.  Twenty-one years ago, Nicole’s sister Darcie was killed by a drunk driver and ever since, Nicole has worked to create something...
I never could imagine how much my life would change in just a matter of seconds. On May 11, 1996 everything was going as planned. My friends and I had decided to go to a concert at which we laughed,...
Anniversaries represent a date when something began; a new relationship was formed, a special event celebrated, or a day of remembrance of something significant (and sometimes life changing) that happened. For Joyce Wisdom, September 1st 1992, marks a day that...