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ABLEnow Gift Guide

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You’ve created your holiday wish list, which includes requesting gift contributions to your ABLEnow account. Now, you may be searching for the perfect gift for your friends and family. Consider these products produced by ABLEnow customers.

ABLEnow is proud to celebrate the creative talents and entrepreneurial spirit of these self-advocates as they generate income to grow their ABLE savings account. Use this gift guide to find the perfect presents for your loved ones – or yourself – while supporting talented members of the disability community.

Soap Artisan Zach Wincent

Zack Wincent holding a box of artisan soap

With everyone washing their hands more frequently these days, a soothing soap made from goat milk and honey provides a welcome bit of calm. Zach Wincent independently produces these beautiful soaps. Zach sells his soaps in local shops and the BeyondAble.org online store, a foundation that supports projects impacting the independence of children and adults with disabilities. He recently launched his own website at soapbyzach.com

Jewelry by Mallory Paige Designs

Mallory making jewelry with her sister Tiffany

Mallory Snellen designs and packages her signature “faith of a mustard seed” jewelry. Produced with her sister Tiffany, all of Mallory’s designs are made with 100% real leather. Purchase her beautiful jewelry at mallorypaigedesigns.com and learn more about their company’s inspiring story and mission on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok @mallorypaigedesigns.

Artist Sophia Pineda

Sophia standing in front of the logo for her work.

Sophia Pineda is a talented young woman who has a passion for dancing, music and fun. She also loves expressing herself through her art. Sophia uses painting as a heartfelt and focused way to display her joy and imagination. Find her work online at sophiola.com, on Instagram @sososophiola and Facebook @sophiola321.

Custom Doormats by Jacob Kiefor

Jacob holding his gone fishin' doormat

Jacob Kiefor designs custom doormats and t-shirts as the CEO of his own business, This is Jacob, LLC. Jacob uses social media to share his clever designs as well as to spread awareness of his experiences running a business as a self-advocate with Down syndrome. Find his most current designs on Facebook at @thisisjacobsrugs, Instagram @this_is_jacobs_rugs or his website thisisjacobsrugs.com.

Artist Charlie French

Charlie standing next to one of his pieces of art

Abstract artist Charlie French works in his art studio almost daily. Charlie’s paintings mirror the joy of his imagination, and share with the world a piece of his happiness. This Texas-based artist has found meaningful employment selling his prints and paintings online, as well as through art galleries and shows. Find his work at justcharliefrench.org and on Instagram @justcharliefrench.

 

Is ABLEnow helping you save like never before? We want to hear from you! Complete the ABLEnow Ambassador application. Ambassadors may be featured on the ABLEnow website, in media interviews and other outreach opportunities throughout the year to share how the program is making an impact on lives across the United States.

 

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