Got SC Food Stamps?! Get These Perks!

(Last Updated On: August 8, 2019)

Got SC food stamps? In South Carolina, your EBT card can do so much more than just buy food. Use your SC food stamps to get cheap admission to several museums, low-cost internet service and so much more!

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Got a SC food stamps card? Get FREE stuff and discounts on services!

Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive EBT or Medicaid benefits! Amazon Prime includes FREE two-day shipping and FREE streaming access to thousands of titles. You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service may be available FREE in your area! Choose a provider here.

Internet from Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T and more for just $5-$10 per month?! It’s true! Click here to see all the discounted Internet programs you could qualify for.

Plant a garden! You can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your EBT card! It’s actually part of the federal food stamps law.

Power companies often have low income programs, including special low rates or free home improvement services! We received over $18,000 in free home improvements through these programs. Discover what your company offers here.

Property tax exemptions are often available for low income seniors and disabled veterans! For more info on what it is and how to apply, contact your local county assessor’s office. We even received a refund for the last two years of property taxes!

Student loan payments could be as low as ZERO dollars per month with an income based repayment plan!

Summer food services offer free meals for children 18 and under during the summer months when free and low-cost school meals aren’t available.

Veterinary care assistance is available! If you have a pet, you need to know about these agencies that may be able to assist with your pet’s vet bills.

YMCA organizations often have discounts for low income families! Contact your local YMCA for details.

Wait — you can’t afford to miss this!

You could qualify for more food stamps funds! When I was receiving food stamps, I filled out the paperwork completely wrong. I didn’t know it at the time but I could’ve received hundreds of dollars per month in extra food stamps! If you are struggling to buy enough groceries each month, then you really need to read this post!

You can even get cash back from your food stamps card! It’s true and it’s legal – no cash benefits required. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 just by shopping with her food stamps card. She uses that extra money to buy diapers, wipes and other essentials. Here’s how.

happy woman gets EBT freebies and food stamps discounts

Did you know you could shop here (and buy this?!) with your SC food stamps?

You can buy gift baskets and even shop at Costco with your food stamps card!

Buy gift baskets and more! No joke – this is all part of the actual federal food stamps law. Here’s a list of unexpected things you can actually buy with your food stamps funds. 

Shop at these retailers! Did you know that Costco, farmer’s markets and even you-pick strawberry fields can accept EBT benefits? Some retailers even give you discounts or free stuff if you shop there with your food stamps card!

Get admission discounts with your SC food stamps card!

Many museums around South Carolina offer discounted admission for guests with SC food stamps cards.

To make this list easy to read, we’ve organized it alphabetically by city and we’ve used green titles to indicate museums that accept EBT cards from all 50 states. You don’t have to live in that city to receive that discount!

It is important to remember that you cannot pay for admission with your EBT card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.


Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry – $1 per family

Explore the Children’s Museum, including the interactive water room and Art Room, for just $1 per family! Up to six people can enter the museum for just $1. That’s a fantastic and generous program that the museum offers through a partnership with Museums for All.

Other exhibits in the children’s museum include a medieval castle, fire truck, raceway, and kid’s garden. For more about the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, check out their website.


EdVenture Children’s Museum – $2 per person

Learn to love learning at EdVenture’s exciting, multi-floor children’s museum. From anatomy to veterinary care, from tinkering to backyard exploring, there are adventures for every interest. Learn more here.

Anyone who receives SC food stamps, WIC or Medicaid benefits can go to EdVenture for just $2 per person!

SC Philharmonic – $2 balcony tickets

If you have a SC food stamps card, you can purchase up to six balcony tickets for just $2 per ticket! This deal is only valid on standard Masterworks concerts and the seating is subject to availability.


Carolina Music Museum – $2 per person

The Carolina Music Museum features the world-famous Carolian Clavier Collection that includes more than 40 pianos and harpsichords. Some date back to 1570! They also showcase other important instruments, offer concert spaces and more.

Children’s Museum of the Upstate – $3 per person

As the 7th largest children’s museum in the US (and the 10th largest in the world), Children’s Museum of the Upstate spans 80,000 square feet and has 19 exhibit galleries! It is a truly amazing place to visit and is suitable for children up to 15 years old. Engaging exhibits include a news studio, children’s hospital, construction zone, art studio, climbing structure and more.

According to their website, up to four family members can visit for $3 per person with an EBT card. At their Greenville location, all children under the age of one visit free.

Upcountry History Museum – $3 per person

Present an EBT card and a valid photo ID to receive discounted admission for up to four people per EBT card. This museum is also a Blue Star Museum.

Find out more about the exhibits and programs offered by the museum on their website.

Hilton Head Island

The Sandbox – $3 per person

The Sandbox is a great place for kids to play! The museum is geared toward children ages 9 and under.


Children’s Museum of the Upstate – $3 per person

At the Spartanburg location, children can visit the market, climb the treehouse, play at the water table and more! According to their website, up to four family members can visit for $3 per person with an EBT card. At their Greenville location, all children under the age of one visit free.

You can get discounts in North Carolina, too!
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