All posts by: MADD

“Ok, I’ll see you in a little bit…” That morning was no different than any other morning. The air was clear and crisp as I returned home from my overnight shift as a tow truck driver. When I got home...
Getting spooky during Halloween is a fun time of year but it can also be a dangerous night. If you’re out trick or treating with the kids or dancing and winning costume contests, be careful out there. Don’t take any...
Her small shoes are here with me. Size one and a half, white with embroidered flowers and small red hearts across the top of the toe. Long gone is the little pink metal flake bicycle with handlebar streamers, the yellow...
This time of year brings the beginning of the holidays and all the traditions that children love the most —  Halloween and its sweet treats, families gathered around the table for a Thanksgiving feast and presents stacked neatly under a...
Why We Walk: Rosanne Lehnen and Family We want to share a difficult story because we do not want to see any other family have to lose a loved one due to the 100% preventable crime of drunk driving. Who...
Technology has given us amazing capabilities. Our lives are improved and innovation changes how we work, live, play, and interact with each other. One day in the future, cars will be capable of driving unassisted by humans and ending drunk...
Why We Walk:  Nicole Hutchinson My little sister, Darcie, was killed by a drunk driver. I can still vividly recall the night 22 years ago that my life was forever changed. It was Friday the 13th, and I was working...
Louis Bianco, a drunk driving victim whom I met at PowerTalk 21 conference in Los Angeles Saturday, April 21 will be in my heart forever. Despite his severe injuries from an underage drunk driving crash, Louis spoke at the conference...
Patty’s Legacy Celebrations of life like anniversaries, birthdays, and holidays haven’t been commemorated with joy in my family for over 30 years. Some people call it our “new normal” but there is nothing normal about it. On March 29th the...
Walk Like MADD 10th Anniversary: Why We Walk – Diana Battell I learned about MADD through my sister when my nephew was killed by a drunk driver in October of 1983. My nephew, Christopher Thater, was a graduate of Charminade...