Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a non-profit, national (Canadian) organization committed to STOPPING IMPAIRED DRIVING AND SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF THIS VIOLENT CRIME.
It has been working toward this for over 30 years, lobbying the Canadian Federal Government to enact stricter laws enforcing ZERO tolerance of drunk driving, developing education awareness programmes in schools and beyond, supporting victims of drunk driving financially and professionally and initiating better testing protocol for law enforcement personnel.
Thus, when I was approached by the COO of MADD to once again be the co-race director for the 2014 Strides For Change 5 kilometre run/walk & 1 kilometre memorial walk, I jumped at the opportunity. To me, it is a privilege to be involved in such a selfless organization that makes a difference daily.
Last year’s event sold out (400 is the maximum allowed on the park route by the City of Mississauga…
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