As the temperatures rise and schools let out, more and more people head to the closest body of water to rest and relax. Tragically, some people make the decision to drink while operating a water vehicle, a deadly decision for...
Founded in 1980 by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to end Founded in 1980 by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver,...
Since 2008, the Dream Giveaway® brand has been licensed by a variety of 501(c)(3) charitable organizations for the purpose of conducting sponsored fundraising promotions. Since that time donations received from millions of individual donors to these sponsored Dream Giveaway promotions...
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...
Following Spring Giving Day and Mother’s Day, we find ourselves in National Police Week. President Kennedy first set aside these 7 days in 1962 to honor law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. There will be a memorial...
As we leave another winter behind and welcome the arrival of sunny days and blossoms, the Mothers Against Drunk Driving is preparing a campaign of hope. Spring Giving Day falls on May 10th, and our aim this year is to...
Lisa Foster was an elementary school teacher. She loved playing softball, teaching, the Orioles and Cal Ripken. Lis was the fun one and so full of life. She had accomplished so much in her short 23 years.  You always knew the...
The specific mission of the national Crime Victims’ Rights Week this year is to Expand the Circle, and reach all victims. A victim of drunk driving is someone whose life is cut short because of it: someone who is killed...