Established: September 5, 1980

"Mother's Against Drunk Driving"


Founded in 1980 by Candy Lightner. She formed this organization to fight against drunk drivers after her daughter Cari was killed in a hit and run by a drunk driver. This organization continues to show support for others with tragedys in this area and share awareness and try to stop drunk driving.  


 To end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking. 

* Every 2 minutes a person is injured in a drunk driving crash.

* On average, two in three people will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime.

* Drunk driving costs the United States $132 billion dollars every year. 



Kellie Wheatley was riding bikes with her husband and son on July 4th when a drunk driver hit and killed her. She was just 24 when she was killed. The drunk driver only served 7 months in prison for reckless homicide. 

Stories of Victims:

Hannah Morales went to a New Year's party on December 30, 2015 and didn't make it home. She was 16 and went to a party where there was underage drinking. She decided to get in a car with a driver that was drunk, they got in a crash and she was thrown from the car killing her. The driver of the car survived and was sentenced to 5 years probation.

Drunk Driving is a big problem and we need to be the generation to change!!