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2014-01-25 20:20:06

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado kicked off its first annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event during an afternoon of bowling to "STRIKE out drunk driving." MADD supporters, volunteers, and community partners bowled to raise awareness and funds to keep Colorado communities safe. The kickoff bowling event was designed to give Walk teams the opportunity to sign up their walkers and raise funds -- all...

2013-10-24 12:20:11

Grant will fund community support services and prevention education DETROIT, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $150,000 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving to expand prevention education initiatives and provide support services to victims of drunk driving crashes and their families. In 2011, drunk driving killed more than 9,800 people and injured approximately 315,000. To aid in recovery, MADD provides services to one victim every 8.6 minutes at no...

2013-08-20 12:20:22

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - What: - In an effort to promote road safety in Canada, Kia Canada Inc. and York Regional Police have partnered to increase community awareness regarding the dangers of impaired driving. Wednesday, August 21 is Drive Change Day and York Regional Police will be conducting a R.I.D.E spot-check in the area of New Roads Kia in Newmarket in order to drive home the message...

2012-09-28 18:20:17

-- MADD presents 17 National President's Awards, 8 Media Recognition Awards, and 14 Partner Recognition Awards -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of the 2012 MADD National Conference, Mothers Against Drunk Driving recognized its top volunteers and staff, along with partners in the community and media who have helped further MADD's mission to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. During tonight's...

2012-09-05 02:21:55

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of another deadly Labor Day weekend for drunk driving crashes in Texas, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Texas offers support to victims of drunk driving crashes and their families. When such tragedies and injuries occur and families must navigate emotional, legal and financial challenges, MADD's doors remain open to victims, and its message clear to drivers: Always plan ahead for a safe, sober way home. In 2011, more than 3,000...

2012-04-29 14:20:02

-More than 300 people gather in Denver to Honor those killed in drunk and drugged driving crashes-- DENVER, April 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Colorado today, held its annual Celebration of Life Candlelight Vigil for the state's victims and survivors of drunk and drugged driving crashes. MADD hosted more than 300 attendees including victims, survivors, community partners and MADD volunteers at the Inn at Hudson Gardens. Attendees...

2012-02-25 11:00:00

MADDvocate Appreciation event recognizes the efforts of volunteers, sponsors, donors and community supporters DENVER, Feb. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado held its annual MADDvocate Appreciation event honoring the efforts of dedicated volunteers, sponsors, donors and community supporters. The "MADD loves MADDvocates"-themed brunch and an awards ceremony took place at the Downtown Aquarium in Denver. "Without the dedication...

2011-12-08 11:48:00

Updated Data Reveals Almost Five Percent Drop in Annual Drunk Driving Fatalities DALLAS, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) new 2010 drunk driving fatality data, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is pleased to announce that this decline in fatalities means that drunk driving deaths have now been cut by more than half since MADD's founding 31 years ago. New data from NHTSA shows that...

2011-05-24 16:37:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) of Tennessee will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Nashville on June 4th, 2011. The walk begins at 9:15am at Bicentennial Mall State Park and will raise funds and rally support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving®. This year MADD Tennessee is thrilled to welcome Direct Auto Insurance as our...

2011-03-05 09:00:00

MADD Colorado celebrates the efforts of volunteers, sponsors, donors and community supporters DENVER, March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado held their annual MADDvocate Appreciation event honoring the efforts of their dedicated volunteers, sponsors, donors and community supporters. The 2011 MADDvocate Appreciation event took place at The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center in Englewood, Colo. The morning included brunch and an...