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Erica was always known for her big heart. It touched so many people, near and far. She had a contagious smile and a beautiful soul that was one of a kind. Erica’s love for family and friends was very important...
Five years after a drunk and drugged driver killed my 16-year-old daughter, I went to work in the school system where she’d been a student. I was a college advisor, but as a volunteer victim advocate for MADD, my two...
MADD interviewed Stephen’s dad, Michael DiPatri and his stepmom, Linda DiPatri. Stephen DiPatri: The Adrenaline Junkie Stephen DiPatri lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed taking risks even at a young age. When he saw a warning not to try...
MADD would like to thank Mocktail Beverages, Inc. for their support of our Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving. We have developed an exciting, new integrated marketing partnership that will remind the public that there is absolutely no excuse to drink...
Who was Joey? My son Joey Pasqualini was born on March 2, 1988 in Sterling, VA.  Joe moved with me to Vienna, Austria during high school years when I was transferred overseas with my job.  He graduated from the American...
Last month, Mothers Against Drunk Driving joined the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington, DC, to help kick off this year’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. From Aug. 16 through Labor Day – one of the deadliest...
While MADD has cut drunk driving deaths by half since 1982, drunk driving is still the leading threat on our roadways. As part of our Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving and in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...
On December 17, 2004, Krystal Foster’s husband Chris and daughter Raven picked her up from work at 10:30 p.m. Thirteen minutes later, they were hit by an underage drunk driver. The driver was high on drugs and had a BAC...
It’s that time again! Let’s vote! Even while the 2019 Walk Like MADD season is in full swing, we’ve started looking forward to the 2020 season. Our Walks are about hope … about healing … and about finding a way...
I still remember my daughter’s first day of third grade. That morning, Helen Marie and her younger brother, John, posed on the brick patio with their new lunch boxes—the latest in a series of back-to-school snapshots. By that afternoon, though,...