Posts filed under: Victims’ Services

  • August 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • The Effect of Impaired Driving Crashes On First Responders web version
They are the first to arrive when 911 is called.  The scene before them is utter chaos:  broken glass, bent metal, debris and someone crying for help, or worse, silence. First responders can include emergency medical service (EMS) personnel, firefighters,...
  • VATI training cover sheet cropped web size
Seventeen MADD Tennessee volunteers and staff were trained at the Tennessee Victim Assistance Training Institute (VATI) held in Nashville, TN, June 12 & 13, 2019.  The training was meant to provide them with a foundation of knowledge and advocacy tools...
  • Dallas Downs Memorial Sign web version
On Friday, March 29, 2019, a group of friends and family gathered on Main Street in Erin, Tennessee, near the Erin Church of the Nazarene at the site where 19-year-old Dallas “Bubba” Downs was killed in an impaired driving crash...
Family and friends gathered at the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor and remember the life of Angie Michelle Kirk in a ceremony to commemorate the new State Memorial Sign to be erected...
  • February 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • Victim Services Monthly Meeting Graphic with Title and logo cropped web version
We are happy to announce that we have two new Victims/Survivors Support Groups starting in February!  We will now be hosting a monthly East Tennessee Victims/Survivors Support Group in Maryville at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 429 Sandy Springs Road. ...
Two women have been unimaginably connected for the last twenty-five years. At first, it might be easy to confuse them. One is named Aline and the other is named Alene. But Aline Skelley’s and Alene Davidson’s lives are intertwined in...
  • Tyler Head Memorial Bridge cropped 300x250
After 20 year-old Tyler Head was killed by a drunk driver in 2012, his family bought the farm he had always dreamed of owning.  It was a way to honor him and keep him close.  Now, not far from the...
  • MADD plate with 0000 web version
MADD Tennessee is happy to report that we have been granted a one-year extension to pre-sell the minimum 1,000 plates necessary for the state to reinstate the MADD Specialty License plate! The new deadline is June 30, 2019. While that...