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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...
MADD SC would like to remember Willie Brown, Jr., of Walterboro, who was killed on his way to work at the VA on February 9, 2019. On Sunday, June 2, at 5:00 p.m., Willie’s family gathered to place a memorial...
MADD SC is happy to introduce the newest member of our team, Chandler Boatwright.  Chandler started June 3rd and will be taking over the Coastal Court Monitoring project that is monitoring misdemeanor DUI cases in Berkeley, Charleston, and Horry Counties. ...
Jessica Doreen Mendenhall’s Victim Impact Statement that she read in court during the sentencing of the woman who killed her grandfather, Gordon Ward, in 2016. Beaufort, SC Your Honor, I am Jessica Doreen Mendenhall, proud granddaughter of Gordon McQuinn Ward...
MADD South Carolina and our supporters were incredibly active in the legislature this year, but as is often the case in the world of policy making, it was a year of successes and shortcomings.  Our main push has been around...
“In 2017, there were 313 drunk driving fatalities in South Carolina.  My daughter was one of them.” Lisa Hagberg’s daughter, Challissah was just 26 years old and at the beginning of her life when it was tragically cut short by...
 Thank you to everyone who came out on March 23rd to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving South Carolina for Walk Like MADD Columbia 2019 Presented by Yarborough Applegate and Uber.  We had a wonderful turnout, which helped us to exceed our $35,000...
“The Death of a Four-Year-Old” Written By: Skylar Wallace, Aynor, SC June 20, 2009, the day that changed an eight-year-old girl’s life forever. May 6, 2005- Angelina’s birthday quote- “Cherish that which is within you.” – Chuang Tzu June 18,...
MADD SC is gearing up for our underage drinking programs to activate during the next couple of months. With prom season, alcohol awareness month, and Power Talk 21 season coming up we anticipate having a great few months meeting students...
Share the love with MADD South Carolina.  We are so excited to announce that due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, starting Valentine’s Day, any donation to Walk Like MADD Columbia of $50 or more will be matched up...
Rebecca L. Woodard-DeHay is MADD SC’s new Volunteer Resources Specialist. With a background in Home Health Coordination for local homebound senior citizens, and event planning for recruitment and retention of more than 700 volunteers, she now dedicates her attention to...