You’ve heard from us, now hear from them – the account owners, families, advocates and community partners who have seen firsthand how the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program is helping individuals with disabilities save for their future.

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Jerry Bernard

Jerry, CEO of the Charles Lea Center, discusses how the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program has made a positive impact on the lives of his clients in Upstate South Carolina.

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William Farrior
Account Owner

William shares how his Palmetto ABLE® account has helped improve his saving habits for the future.

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Tracy and Thom Spittle
Account Owners

The Spittles discuss both the short-term and long-term benefits of using their Palmetto ABLE accounts.

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Nick Fisher

Nick tells of the importance of planning for the future needs of an adult child with a disability and how the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program has helped.

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Bill Lindsey

Bill, Executive Director of NAMI SC, discusses the stigma of mental illness and how the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program is meeting the needs of the mental health community.

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Alicia and Edwin Sharpe

The Sharpe family shares how the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program has helped them plan long-term for their daughter’s future without compromising her government benefits.

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Kirk Garrett, Jr.
Account Owner

Kirk tells how a Palmetto ABLE account levels the playing field for him and other individuals with disabilities.

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Meredith and Adam Bugenske

The Bugenskes share how they’ll be able to use the funds saved in their son’s Palmetto ABLE account and the tax-advantaged benefits it offers.