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Our Approach

We are a foundation that works to encourage best practices and efficient, business-like work in the prevention, intervention, and recovery fight against the opioid crisis.

Our Story

Chase Loveless died of opioid overdose January 22, 2014.  He was a tall, strong, smart young man with great potential.  His parents gave the impetus and energy to start the Palmetto Foundation for Prevention and Recovery.  This is a grassroots group of ordinary citizens.

The Palmetto Foundation for Prevention and Recovery Board  appointed Bruce Loveless as President; Lee Macilwinen as Vice President, Bill Pruett as Treasurer, and Martine Helou as Secretary.   We also hired Martine Helou as our Executive Director.