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David Palm

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Review for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Irving, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am on the local board of one of the MADD state orgnizations. I have witnessed for the past five years on the Board what great organizaiton it is. The quality of the victim advocates is outstanding. They have helped numerous familes through very difficult times.

Our local MADD chapter has fought have been able to increase the penalties for drunk drivers, lower the BAC threshold to .08, and made the seat belt law a primary offense. The organization is also fiscally strong locally. MADD is a great organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen the compassion and support given to victims at events like court appearances and vigils.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Allow the local affiliates to have greater control over fiscal and personnel decisions.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?


How much of an impact do you think this organization has?


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How did you learn about this organization?

I was recruited by a MADD staff member to be on the board.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

Assist victims of drunk driving.

What is its top priority in the long run?

Eliminate drunk driving.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Board Member & I serve on the Board of Directors of our local affiliate. I also have volunteered for several events like Walk Like MADD and our state recognition event. I have also assited with fundraising.