Together with Nationwide and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), MADD
launched this research-based program to equip parents with the resources they need to talk with their children about the dangers and consequences of alcohol.
also sponsors events such as the annual ``Every 15 Minutes,'' which rotates through the local high schools and Sober Spring Break events at colleges, as well as supporting the DUI trailer that travels throughout the valley as a grim reminder of drunken driving consequences.
For additional information, contact Jennifer Alban at MADD
Florida 813-935-2676 or jenn.
In Texas, PowerTalk 21 is supported by the Texas Department of Transportation Highway Safety Program through the MADD
Take the Wheel program.
Hamilton said she became involved with MADD
following a September 19, 1984, car crash that killed her 32year-old sister Becky and 22-monthold nephew Timmy.
is grateful for the support of Florida's lawmakers' efforts to strengthen the state's ignition interlock laws," said Don Murray, Executive Director of MADD
But thoughts of Joshua are always with her, said Linda Finerty, former executive director of the Ventura County MADD
chapter, currently a victim advocate for the District Attorney's office.
Locally presented by GEICO for the fourth consecutive year, Walk Like MADD
is a pledge-based, non-competitive 5K walk benefiting the mission of MADD
to prevent drunk driving, support victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
Uber will donate $1 to MADD
for every trip taken on Sunday, February 1, 2015 between 3:00 PM and 12:00 AM ET when users enter the promo code THINKANDRIDE .
officials said the effort to battle drunk drivers has suffered because there are too many charities to which government entities and private individuals divvy up their funds nowadays.
With the University of Florida, one of the nation's largest universities, located in Gainesville, and the epidemic proportions of underage drinking and binge drinking sweeping our nation, MADD
wishes to support the significant efforts of the University as they endeavor to provide crucial information for all undergraduate, first year and transfer students through their New Student Alcohol Education Program.
's One Good Turn program provides the public an easy and cost-effective way to help us keep families and roadways safe by donating their used vehicles," said Jan Withers, MADD