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Click HERE to register for MADD Victim Impact Panel (VIP) classes.  Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions about VIP Classes in Tennessee.

NOTICE OF VIP LOCATION CHANGE:
The Nashville VIP Location has been changed as of January 2018.  The new location is now at the Scarritt-Bennett Center at 1008 19th Avenue South in Nashville, TN.

The Knoxville VIP Location has been changed as of December 2018.  The new location is now at the Lawson McGee Library, Community Meeting Room, 500 West Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902. (posted October 23, 2018)

NOTICE OF VIP CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULE:

  • The Claiborne County Victim Impact Panel scheduled for Monday, December 10, 2018, has been CANCELLED due to inclement weather. (posted Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:20pm EST)
  • Past 2018 VIP Cancellation/Reschedule List

NOTICE OF EVENT CANCELLATIONS:

The East TN Monthly Victim’s Survivors Support Group scheduled for Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 6pm has been CANCELLED.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  If you are a victim in need of assistance, you may contact our 24/7 Helpline at 1-877-MADD-HELP. (posted Oct 23, 2018)

The East TN Monthly Victim’s Survivors Support Group scheduled for Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 7pm has been CANCELLED.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  If you are a victim in need of assistance, you may contact our 24/7 Helpline at 1-877-MADD-HELP. (posted Oct 25, 2018)

INCIDENTS A DAY

Adults drank too much and drove about 121 million times per year-over 300,00 incidents of drinking and driving a day.

DEATHS A YEAR

That’s 28 deaths every day and one death every 51 minutes. Each and every one of them 100% preventable

INJURIES PER YEAR

290,000 injuries per year means exponentially more friends, family members and loved ones, unnecessarily effected by this preventable crime

THE HUMAN TOLL

Drunk Driving comes with a cost - and it is one that robs us of mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, spouses and friends. Meet the people behind the statistics.

Joshua A. Guillén Lopez was his mama’s world.  An only son, he was a hard worker who started working the day he turned 16, paying his own cell phone bill, internet, and giving his mom money to help with water or electric bills.  He was a generous kid, often taking his mom and/or others out...

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Why We're Here: Joshua A. Guillén Lopez
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Samia Lucas was a beautiful girl with a promising future. She had just begun her freshman year at Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tennessee, majoring in Occupational Therapy, and was set to start working part-time at a local restaurant. She loved to travel and had recently told her mother she was interested in a program...

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Why We're Here: Samia Lucas
This month, Stephanie (Brown) Kuehl should have had her 46th birthday with her 21-old-daugher, Zadie, and her 19-year-old son, Thomas, by her side. And though, 46 isn’t typically a “big” celebration, it’s another reminder of the normal, every day, little and big celebrations of which the Brown and Kuehl families have been robbed… It was...

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Why We're Here: Stefanie and Zadie Kuehl
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Alice, or “Peaches,” as everyone knew her, and her husband, Bryan Young could not have been prouder of nephew, Delanie Walker!  He was playing in the biggest game in the universe:  the SuperBowl!  They wouldn’t miss it for the world! Delanie, who now plays for the Tennessee Titans, personally tells their story:  a story of...

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Why We're Here: Alice "Peaches" and Bryan Young
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Chris Conatser was a remarkable young man. He was so giving and unselfish that he often put others first. He would literally give his last dollar to another in need. (His sister, Aline Skelley, says she knows this to be true because there were times he had to ask his dad for lunch money because...

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Why We're Here: Chris Conatser
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December 2018: MADD Remembers

MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We...Read More
December 6, 2018
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Why We’re Here: Joshua A. Guillén Lopez

Joshua A. Guillén Lopez was his mama’s world.  An only son, he was a hard...Read More
November 7, 2018

Why We’re Here: Samia Lucas

Samia Lucas was a beautiful girl with a promising future. She had just begun her...Read More
November 7, 2018
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MADD TN Welcomes Jami Wilson, East TN Victims’ Services Specialist

 MADD Tennessee is happy to welcome Jami Wilson as our new East Tennessee Victims’ Service...Read More
November 1, 2018
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Why We’re Here: Stefanie and Zadie Kuehl

This month, Stephanie (Brown) Kuehl should have had her 46th birthday with her 21-old-daugher, Zadie,...Read More
October 25, 2018

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