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After conducting our Power of You(th) Program on the Eastern half of Missouri, we would hand out an anonymous survey to those participants in grades 8-12.  We have been conducting this survey for the past 10 months and have reached...
The Event The St. Louis Auto Show took place at The Dome in St. Louis from 1/23 through 1/26 and MADD was there with victim tributes, information and an impaired crashed car display. A shout out and very special thank...
On November 20th, 2019, MADD Heartland Chapter held their annual Tie One on For Safety ® campaign with a press conference. It was located at Kauffman Stadium with law enforcement and other supporters in attendance. Tie One On For Safety...
Law Enforcement officers play a big role in helping MADD reach their goal of no more futures. Law Enforcement officers are the “boots on the ground” that help keep our communities safe. MADD appreciates all officers and likes to take...
What is Red Ribbon Week? The annual and nation’s largest and oldest drug prevention campaign, Red Ribbon Week, reaches over 80 million people each year throughout the United States. Following the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena in 1985, the...
What is the Youth Empowerment Coalition… The MADD Gateway Office is currently in the process of creating a Youth Empowerment Coalition within St. Louis County.  We are recruiting Juniors and Seniors from these local schools to be a part of...
The day our story began… Our story began October 9, 1993 when our son Marcus was injured in a car crash, on a cold autumn night during his freshman year of college following a Saturday night Blues hockey game in...
Helping victims… First there’s the crash, then the lifelong impact… Driving while impaired is, without a doubt, an absolutely preventable crime. Deciding to drink, or use other impairing substances, and then get behind the wheel is not an unfortunate accident,...
Have you ever wondered what it was like to intern at MADD? Tristan Ritter, MADD Program Coordinator, talked with Dylynn Otte, intern at MADD MO State Office, to see just what it was like to intern for a national nonprofit...
A lift gone to soon Austin, Tex. – Jacqui Saburido, the woman whose disfigured face became a symbol of the dangers of drunk driving after she suffered horrific burns in a 1999 crash, has died, according to the Texas Alcoholic...