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On December 2nd, 2017 MADD SC hosted the annual State Candlelight Vigil for victims and survivors of impaired driving. The event was hosted at the SC State Museum in the Vista Room and was presented by the Yarborough Applegate Law...
Join MADD SOUTH CAROLINA as we WALK LIKE MADD in the Upstate. This year’s Walk event is sponsored by HOT SPOT and will be held at Love Where You Live Park in Spartanburg on Saturday, September 25, 2021! Register your...
Visitors to our MADD South Carolina Facebook page know that we’re well into the season often called The 100 Deadly Days of Summer, acknowledging the increased risk for impaired driving crashes between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  Summer and holiday...
On January 12th, our Legislature convened to begin the 2021 session. MADD’s voice will be loud that drunk driving reform MUST be addressed this year. The failure to do so last year was a major disappointment. We cannot accept it...
NHTSA recently released the 2019 drunk driving fatality numbers for SC and the nation. South Carolina had 285 drunk driving deaths, down 5 from 2018. We remain 10th highest among all states while being 23rd in population. While we are...
Earlier today, MADD SC released to the media our 2020 Court Monitoring Report titled “Refusal to Change.” Credit to the Court Monitoring team whose hard work has led to this important report and all the many local partners whose wisdom...
We’re so excited to share this news with everyone! For the first time, MADD SC has a Statewide Sponsor, our highest support level. Please welcome Foothills Community Foundation to the MADD family! The Foothills Community Foundation stewards philanthropy from individuals...
Have you heard the news about Walk Like MADD Columbia presented by Yarborough Applegate and Uber on August 22nd? While the impact of COVID-19 has caused us to change the look of the 2020 Walk, we still have developed some...
On July 27th, Megan Diffee was awarded the 2020 Distinguished Survivor Award from SCVAN(South Carolina Victim Assistance Network). This award is given to a crime victim/ survivor or a family member of a victim that has persevered through adversity and...
So many of our MADD supporters know that DUI prosecution is one of the huge challenges in our state’s fight against impaired driving. In this latest MADD SC Partner Profile, we meet our state’s Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP), a...
MADD SC is so proud to announce that HotSpot Convenience Stores will once again be our Presenting Sponsor for Walk Like MADD Upstate on Sept. 26th! This will be the fourth year of Presenting Sponsorship from HotSpot for this event,...