Quick Answer: How Many Lives MADD Saved?

Who founded Mothers Against Drunk Drivers?

Candy LightnerMothers Against Drunk Driving/FoundersCandy Lightner, who founded Mothers Against Drunk Driving after a drunken driver killed her daughter in 1980, was stripped of two posts and much of her authority yesterday in an apparent power struggle within the organization..

How long are MADD victim impact panels?

about one hourThe panel lasts for about one hour, and typically consists of members of our community who speak about how drunk driving has affected their lives.

What is the MADD victim impact panel?

The purpose of the Victim Impact Panel (VIP) program is to help drunk and drugged driving offenders to recognize and internalize the lasting and long-term effects of substance-impaired driving.

How long does a MADD class last?

around 2 hoursThe course takes around 2 hours to complete. You may pause and come back to the class whenever you need to.

How does MADD spend its money?

MADD reported that it spent 24.4% of its total expenses on fundraising that year. In 2014 MADD spent over $9 million on fundraising activities according to its 2014 tax return.

How much does the CEO of MADD make?

Compensation of Leaders (FYE 12/2018)Compensation% of ExpensesPaid to$223,8490.69%Vicki KnoxOther Salaries of Note$229,8460.71%Lista Hightower

When did Mothers Against Drunk Drivers start?

September 5, 1980, California, United StatesMothers Against Drunk Driving/Founded

What started MADD?

Candy LightnerMothers Against Drunk Driving/Founders

How much do MADD classes cost?

The fee is $25 and the class lasts approximately one hour. Classes are held once a month in English and once a month in Spanish. In Riverside County, the MADD VIP program lasts two hours and is held in three locations – Moreno Valley, Palm Desert and Temecula. The fee is also $25 and classes are offered once per month.

Is MADD a good charity?

MADD also ranks poorly with another charitable giving guide. Charity Navigator gives MADD an overall rating of 1 of 4 stars, the lowest level rating reserved only for a charity that “fails to meet industry standards.”

How much money does MADD have?

MADD has $24,000,000.00 in assets. MADD receives $141,000,000.00 in annual contributions.

Is MADD still around?

MADD today Today, MADD is still as dedicated and as active as they were 35 years ago. Their education campaign and their lobbying continue. To this organization, the work won’t be done until not a single person dies or is injured in a traffic accident involving a drunk driver.

Did MADD reduce drunk driving?

MADD has helped to save more than 350,000 lives, reduce drunk driving deaths by more than 50 percent and promote designating a non-drinking driver. MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® calls for law enforcement support, ignition interlocks for all offenders and advanced vehicle technology.

How does MADD help victims?

MADD Victim Advocates are available, 24 hours a day, to help you connect with Crime Victim Compensation—a government financial assistance program that may help compensate you for things like: Funeral expenses. Medical, rehabilitation and prescription expenses. Lost wages.

Why is MADD important?

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.