Mothers Against Drunk Driving
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Mothers Against Drunk Driving|
|Alternate Name(s):||MADD California, Bay Area Affiliate |
|Address:||7027 Dublin Blvd., Suite 110 |
Dublin, CA 94568
|Description:||Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving(MADD) is the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving will end this danger on America's roads. PowerTalk 21 is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents, It's Your Influence to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 10 minutes at 1-877-MADD-HELP.
ELIGIBILITY: Victims or family members of victims of drunk driving; anyone who is interested in joining us in our efforts. Aimed at the general public.
|Mission:||To aid the victims of crimes performed by individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to aid the families of such victims and to increase public awareness of the problem of drinking and drugged driving.|
|Volunteer Info:||Be an Advocate for change-work to strengthen existing laws and enact new ones.
Lend a Shoulder-become a trained victim advocate and provide emotional support to drunk driving victims/survivors as well as guide them through the criminal justice system.
Speak Out-Join the Speaker's Bureau program and speak at schools, civic groups, clubs and other organizations.
Raise Funds-Get involved with Walk Like MADD, our fun and family-friendly 5K in your community to help raise awareness and funds for MADD.
Roll Up Your Sleeves-Participate in our public awareness events such as parades, fairs, and safe proms and graduation events.
Tie One On-Distribute MADD red ribbons to encourage people not to drink and drive. Tie a MADD red ribbon on your vehicle to show your commitment to driving safe and sober.
Be a Role Model-Assist youth in learning about the dangers of underage drinking and lead the way in making positive changes.
Help a Victim be Heard-Coordinate a victim impact panel by assigning victim speakers and registering drunk driving offenders.
Drop a Line-Contact law enforcement agencies and read local newspapers to find out about drunk driving crashes, then send out "We Care" cards to the victims of these tragic events.
Utilize Office Skills-Answer phones, file, copy, type or perform other office support duties.
Visit the Courts-Ensure that drunk driving offenders are punished to the fullest extent of the law by monitoring court cases and reporting outcomes to the community and media.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Call for information|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
|Physical Location:||San Jose|
|Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention|
Bereavement Support Groups
Political Action/Lobbying Groups
|This record last modified February 14, 2013|