Mother's Against Drunk Driving Texas
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.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of MADD. It is their compassion and determination that drives the organization and it is their tireless efforts that have accomplished so much. Join these ordinary citizens who have become extraordinary activists in saving lives.
Whether you’re interested in volunteering a couple of time a year or a couple of times a week, there’s a place for you at MADD. And we have a wide variety of opportunities to match your interests and expertise.
Are you new to MADD and want to learn all about what we do and how you can help? Or maybe you've been around a while and want to know the latest and greatest in programs and services. Whatever your motivation, please plan to join us for a Volunteer Orientation!
We'll teach you all about MADD's history, mission and what's going on right here in central Texas. You will learn about all the exciting volunteer opportunities we have, and will leave with the tools to help spread the word to put and end to drunk driving.
We've got a lot of work to do, and need your help to do it, so come learn how to get started!
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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.