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children without a choice. when a parent drives drunk with a child in the car, tragedy can result. madd wants to ensure that this very real form of child endangerment is not ignored

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the mission of mothers against drunk driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking madd is the largest crime victim assistance organization in the world

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For information on victim rights, financial assistance for crime victims through the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparation Program or other free and confidential help, please contact MADD Victim Services at 1-800-487-6233.

About MADD Minnesota
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is more than just moms—MADD is also dads, young people, impaired driving victims, concerned citizens and others who are helping to make a difference on our roadways and in our communities.

Founded in 1980 by a woman whose daughter was killed by a repeat drunk driving offender, MADD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, grassroots organization with 600 affiliates and approximately 2 million members and supporters nationwide.

MADD’s Mission
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.


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Empowering Youth

What You Can Do

Since MADD was founded, thousands of anti-drunk driving laws have been passed nationwide, including the federal 21 Minimum Drinking Age Law, Zero Tolerance Laws and .08 blood alcohol content as the national standard. MADD continues to strive toward ensuring that all states adopt the established .08 blood alcohol content standard and for stricter penalties for repeat offenders, drivers with high blood alcohol content levels and other higher-risk drivers.

Minnesota 2003 vs 2004 Fatality Statistics

Join Youth In Action on March 21, 2006 for a day at the Capitol spent educating lawmakers on passing new laws that prevent access for youth to America’s #1 drug of choice for young people: alcohol. Last year, almost 400 youth and adults converged at the Capitol in St. Paul to make their voices heard. This year, we need your help more than ever to keep young people like you safe from the dangers of underage drinking.
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