Blog

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. The law provides individuals with disabilities, rights and basic needs, including the right to discrimination-free employment. This was a major milestone in American history for the...
“I remember kneeling in front of Junior’s casket, promising him no one will ever forget how or why he died.  MADD has allowed me to keep that promise.” Dell Russell-Wallace, March 20, 2017   And for 23 years, Dell fulfilled...
Madd_Panel_de_Impacto_Flyer Preguntas Frecuentes en Espanol   Go to https://online.maddvip.org/ and click the “language” button to switch to Spanish. Participants can enter where they live in the search bar and the site will check that the class is available in their...
  • July 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...
  • Impact of Covid 19 statement graphic web version
Guest Author:  Phaedra Marriott-Olsen, MADD Tennessee State Program Director As you are aware, the COVID 19 pandemic has crucially impacted all of us in a variety of ways.  On March 17th when we closed our office for staff to work...
  • Chalk the walk web version
There are plenty of ways to take part in our Virtual Walk from the safety of your own neighborhood! One way is to Chalk the Walk! Draw messages on your sidewalk or driveway to let others know you are participating....
  • Walk Remembrance Board Middle TN
  During our live Walk Like MADD events, walkers carry a Walk Remembrance Board.  It has a photo and/or name on it that tells everyone for whom they are walking.   For our Virtual event, we want you to have an...
  • 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...
  • Josh kissing in bed 300x
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...