MADD, Orange County
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
MADD, Orange County is comprised of concerned citizens within our community who are helping to make a difference on our roadways and in our communities. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption or against individuals, but a grassroots movement against the action of driving under the influence. Our focus is to look for effective solutions to the drunk driving and underage drinking problems, while supporting those who have already experienced the pain of these senseless crimes.
Founded in 1980 by a woman whose daughter was killed by a repeat drunk driving offender, MADD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with more than 600 chapters and approximately 2 million members and supporters nationwide. MADD also has international affiliates in Australia, Canada, England, Guam, Japan, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.
If you would like to get involved with MADD in an area other than Orange County, California please visit www.madd.org and enter your zip code in the field "Find A Chapter."