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You can give a voice to the voiceless…

2016/11/07|Categories: Campaigns, Project Red Ribbon|

Dear Friend, Kim and Dean Hancock will never forget the night their 18-year-old son's voice was silenced, his life ripped from him. They were there when the tragedy happened. They were following DJ's car as he drove home after a hockey try-out. Kim and Dean stopped at a coffee shop then continued on their way [...]

I never thought anything so tragic and senseless could happen to our family.

2016/10/04|Categories: Campaigns|Tags: |

Dear Friend: I never thought anything so tragic and senseless could happen to our family. But then there was my husband, Terry, watching his son being wheeled quickly to the operating room, leaving a trail of blood behind him. There was the doctor saying, "I'm sorry. There's nothing we could do. Nicholas is gone." That [...]

In the blink of an eye…everything can change.

2016/08/30|Categories: Campaigns|Tags: |

It was the day before Lily Fisher's birthday. While Lily was out for the day, two of her four kids, Jamie and Nicole, wrapped gifts and put them on the table. They bought flowers and cooked a special dinner. It was going to be a celebration and then, in the blink of an eye, everything [...]

What does summer mean to you?

2016/06/30|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, Perhaps summer means long sunny days at the beach or cottage. Barbeques and patio time with friends. Family vacations and road trips that stretch on for miles. For most of us, summer means happiness. It used to mean that for Sandra Clements and her family too, but not anymore. Not since her 23-year-old [...]

All we are left with are broken hearts and shattered dreams

2016/04/18|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, Terry and Patricia Coates had such wonderful dreams for their 27-year-old son and step son, Nicholas. They dreamed of seeing the joy and pride on his face while he stood at the alter waiting for the love of his life, Elizabeth, to join him. They dreamed of holding Nicholas's future children in their [...]

You can be there!

2016/02/25|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, With your support for MADD Canada you can be there - not for the organization, but for the people who turn to us for help. When one of our members sits across from a devastated family and offers them the emotional support they desperately need - you can be there! When a teen [...]

You can help improve the world. It only takes a moment!

2016/01/07|Categories: Campaigns|

Wouldn't it be amazing if we could improve the world around us – if we could make it a better place for ourselves and loved ones? And yet, we are overcome by how hard we think that would be. Today, I'm writing to tell you it's not hard at all. By supporting the vital work [...]

A special gift at a special time of year!

2015/11/09|Categories: Campaigns|Tags: |

Dear Friend, On December 3rd 2012, Beth Harris went to bed early with sharp pains in her stomach. Before that terrible night was over, she was at the hospital identifying the lifeless body of her youngest child. William, age 15, had been killed instantly by a repeat impaired driving offender. "I touched William's hand and [...]

Live every moment as if it were your last!

2015/10/01|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, In her final moments of life, Christa Michaud was on her way to see the man she loved. Christa, age 28, was riding her bike on the sidewalk. She was going to meet her husband, Ryan, when she was struck by a truck that veered off the road. She died almost instantly. "I [...]

What a difference a day can make…just 24 little hours.

2015/09/03|Categories: Campaigns|

Molly Burton discovered that one evening while walking home from the movies. She heard the car before she saw it. There was no time to get out of the way. Molly flew 40 feet before landing in a thicket of blackberry bushes at the bottom of an embankment. "I remember the sound of tires driving [...]