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MADD Windsor & Essex County

MADD Windsor & Essex County is a volunteer-based, charitable, grass-roots organization supporting all communities within the Windsor & Essex County area.

Each and every year, thousands of Canadians are killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is a terrible crime that touches all our lives. It is an irresponsible, dangerous and intolerable act. MADD Canada strives to offers support services to victims/survivors, heighten awareness about the dangers of alcohol and/or drug-impaired driving, and to save lives and prevent injuries on our roads.

Efforts are focused on five key areas:

  • Youth Services
  • Victim/Survivor Services
  • Public Awareness and Education
  • Public Policy
  • Anti-Impaired Driving Technology

MADD Windsor & Essex County is made up of mothers, fathers, students, business professionals and concerned citizens who are changing things for the better. We believe you do not need to be a victim/survivor of impaired driving to take action on this vital issue, though many of our supporters have been affected deeply by impaired driving.

If you need help, or would like to join MADD Canada’s efforts, call our toll free line at 1-800-665-6233.

All donations made to MADD Windsor & Essex County stay in our region and help us provide victim/survivor support, public awareness campaigns, school outreach programs, support for legislative change, community events, Project Red Ribbon and many more important initiatives.

MADD Canada

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) is a Registered Canadian Charitable Organization (Reg. No. 13907 2060 RR0001) which is volunteer-driven. The organization has a National Board of Directors representing membership from all regions of Canada. MADD Canada’s National Office is located in Oakville, Ontario. The National Office can be reached at: 1-800-665-6233 (toll free).

Fast Facts

  • MADD Canada’s mission: to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.
  • Over 100 Chapters and Community Leaders and 7,500 volunteers across Canada deliver our programs and services.
  • Millions of red ribbons are distributed each year as part of MADD Canada’s longest running public awareness program, Project Red Ribbon.
  • Over 400,000 pieces of mail sent each year to donors and supporters.
  • 730,000 unique visits to our website annually, for a total of over 4,450,000 page views.
  • Over 1 million students in Grades 7 to 12 see our School Assembly Program annually.
  • Our work includes programs and services for victims, public awareness, legal research, Chapters and Community Leaders, youth and anti-impaired driving technology.
  • On average, 4 Canadians are killed and 175 are injured every day in Canada.
  • Approximately 65,000 Canadians are impacted by impaired drivers annually.
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