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  • VATI training cover sheet cropped web size
Seventeen MADD Tennessee volunteers and staff were trained at the Tennessee Victim Assistance Training Institute (VATI) held in Nashville, TN, June 12 & 13, 2019.  The training was meant to provide them with a foundation of knowledge and advocacy tools...
  • Knoxville DUI car with Zoo characters cropped 300x250
Walkers seemed to love having the East Tennessee Walk Like MADD on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Knoxville Zoo.  The intimate event, attended by 55 participants from eight teams kicked-off with an Opening Ceremony in the event room with...
  • PowerTalk 21 2019 Report 300x250 version
PowerTalk 21 has traditionally been MADD’s annual day in April designated for parents to talk to their kids about alcohol.  But this year, we expanded the event to focus on the entire spring time period of March 1 through May...
  • June 2019 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...
  • MADD Tennessee 2019 Legislative Report
(Updated June 4, 2019) Our MADD team worked very hard this session on several pieces of legislation designed to improve DUI law and save lives.  We are happy to report that we had some successes with much needed changes to...
  • Nick and mom 300x250
Nicolas Townsend Read had an incredible depth of faith and love for God, country, and family. He knew what he wanted and he wasn’t afraid to chase his dreams. At 17, in addition to playing soccer, he was actively involved...
  • May 2019 TN 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...
  • Dallas Downs Memorial Sign web version
On Friday, March 29, 2019, a group of friends and family gathered on Main Street in Erin, Tennessee, near the Erin Church of the Nazarene at the site where 19-year-old Dallas “Bubba” Downs was killed in an impaired driving crash...
Family and friends gathered at the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor and remember the life of Angie Michelle Kirk in a ceremony to commemorate the new State Memorial Sign to be erected...
  • April 2019 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...