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  • June 2020 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving and...
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by Phaedra Marriott-Olsen   On Mother’s Day weekend in 1996 my life was forever changed in just a moment when a drunk driver crossed the centerline hitting my car nearly head-on. From that crash I sustained many injuries. Numerous broken...
  • Brady by tree day before he died cropped web version
Brady Singleton was an adorable 3-year-old little boy who attracted attention everywhere he went. He never met a stranger and he loved giving high-fives. Sitting in a restraurant, he would yell “hi” to everyone that walked in, rather he knew...
If you need to complete a Victim Impact Panel (VIP) class in Tennessee, an online option is available at https://online.maddvip.org/ See the information below for details. Online VIP Flyer TN COVIDCHANGES (PDF version) Note:  If you are currently pre-registered for...
  • Illegal Shipping web version
Included in the state’s laws regarding alcohol sales in Tennessee is a special section regarding direct shipping.  These vendors must meet the requirements for a Direct Shipper’s license and follow the state’s laws for the sale of alcohol including specific...
  • May 2020 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • East Tennessee Virtual Walk Logo 200x
Due to the current uncertainty surrounding the extension of the various Stay-at-Home orders in our cities, counties, state, and country, we have decided to convert the East Tennessee Walk Like MADD that was originally scheduled for late May in Knoxville...
  • MADD_#MADDWorld_FB_V2 web version
We are living in a #MADDWorld with social distancing becoming the new normal as we band together (separately) to help stop the spread of COVID-19. As the world is turning to video conferencing and FaceTime to stay connected to family,...
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Dallas Downs, or “Bubba” as he was known to family and friends, was a huge University of Kentucky fan, played the guitar, loved the outdoors and was always up for an adventure! His favorite things were hunting, fishing, camping, kayaking,...