Show Your Support for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Every Monday
MADD Monday is an initiative developed by MADD volunteer Mischelle Davis that dedicates the first day of every week to raising awareness among teens, parents, schools, individuals and organizations in an effort to promote healthy behaviors that will eliminate drunk driving while raising money to support the mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
What can you do on MADD Monday? Here are just a few ideas for quick and easy things that you can do to support MADD on Monday.
- Make a donation to your local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
- ‘Like’ MADD’s Facebook page.
- Make a post on Facebook letting others know about your commitment to drive sober.
- Post your state’s drunk driving statistics on Facebook.
- Post an anti-drinking and driving YouTube video on your Facebook page.
- Follow MADD on Twitter.
- Visit MADD’s website and order a copy of ‘Power of Parents’ MADD's research-based parent handbook and learn the best way to talk with your teenager about underage drinking.
- Register for a ‘Walk Like MADD’ fundraiser walk in your area.
- Write a letter or email to your local and federal lawmakers letting them know that you want tougher sentences for drunk driving offenders.
- Register for MADD’s online newsletter so you can stay up-to-date on the latest MADD news, issues and events.
- Send an email to your friends volunteering to be the designated driver for your next night out on the town.
- Volunteer to help at an upcoming MADD event.
- Ask the president of your local PTA/PTO to include information about drunk driving and MADD’s mission in your child’s school newsletter.
- Ask the minister or elders of your church to include information about drunk driving and MADD’s mission on your church’s bulletin.
- As a ‘thank you’ for their commitment take plans to buy dinner or non-alcoholic drinks for your group’s designated driver the next time you go out.
- Call or email your favorite teenager and let them know that you love them and that you support their commitment to NOT drinking while underage.