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Partnership with a Purpose. To learn more about sponsoring a Walk Like MADD event, click the link below. 2022 MADD Mid-Atlantic Regional Sponsorship packet...
Mike Goodove, a partner with the Norfolk Law Firm Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz and Goodove, has been a MADD volunteer in the Tidewater area of Virginia for 29 years. Motivated by the death of his younger brother Jeffrey in an alcohol...
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Vanessa became a MADD VA volunteer in 2015 after the death of her daughter, Melissa. Melissa, 23, was a proud, recent graduate of the School of Nursing at Longwood College. She was killed on her way home from work when...
By Robin Stimson, LCSW As 2021 comes to a close, MADD Mid-Atlantic Victim Services has some new services and supports for 2022 and wanted to notify you about some of the changes to our current slate of resources and events....
On October 20th 2021, MADD Virginia held a statewide law enforcement recognition ceremony. We do this each year to honor and recognize the officers who have been identified by their localities as having the most impaired driving arrests for their...
Carter Hill came to MADD after his son, Carter Hill Jr., was killed in an alcohol related crash in 1997. After a night out at a bar with friends, Carter, Jr. worried that if he was caught driving, he would...
Debbie joined us as a MADD VA volunteer in April 2005, after the death of her stepdaughter, Lauren Grace Sausville. Lauren was 16, and had only had her driver’s license for 3 weeks, when she died driving impaired after an...
The kitchen table. It’s a location for family gatherings…a place to share emotional and physical sustenance…the spot where children tell their parents about what happened at school that day. And, after a tragedy, the table also serves as an all...
Feature photo is of Kristine Villatoro and her daughter Anna Marie Dalton. Photo above is of Kristine recording her story in Shenandoah National Park, where Anna worked before she was killed. Volunteer Kristine Villatoro, of Front Royal, first reached out...