Staying Connected is committed to assist Sun City Hilton Head residents to remain engaged in our active adult community by providing a helping hand and access to information, support and services which allow them to address life’s challenges.
Staying Connected is a not for profit volunteer organization
that provides information and services to residents of
Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, SC.
For ALL Sun City residents
Assistance, information and resources regarding service providers, agencies, and other sources of support to address life’s challenges.
For Staying Connected Members
Transportation to and from medical appointments and for grocery shopping (currently limited to medical only).
Home visits for those who would benefit from companionship from time to time.
Caregiver Relief visits so a family member who is a caregiver can get some time away for themselves.
Basic home maintenance assistance (a limited list of tasks).
Reassuring phone calls to check on the well-being of concerned members.
Transportation for medically related needs and grocery shopping.
12/2022 - 82 Trips 2022 - 1,412 Trips
Home Visits for companionship and caregiver relief.
12/2022 - 33 Visits 2022 - 473 Visits
Basic Home Maintenance
12/2022 - 43 Visits 2022 - 398 Visits
12/2022 - 460 Calls 2022 - 6,659 Calls
Miles Driven by Volunteers 2022 - 41,200 miles
Volunteer Hours Posted 2022 - 12,300 hours
100+ SC Women Who Care
Staying Connected was selected as the 100+ Sun City Women Who Care recipient of their November donation. This philanthropic group of “Women who collectively make a difference” presented 137 personal checks written to Staying Connected, totaling $13,700. The donation will help Staying Connected help Sun City neighbors who need a little help as they face life’s challenges. This wonderful group of women meets quarterly to consider 3 nominated non-
profit organizations to receive a $100 donation from each member. Staying Connected is honored and grateful for their generosity. Hugh Armstrong, President and Mary O’Brien, Vice
President received the group’s collective donation on November 30th .
Sun City Car Club
Supports Staying Connected
The Sun City Car Club supports Staying Connected by donating proceeds from their 2022 Car Show held at Magnolia Hall on October 22nd. It was a beautiful day for a show with sunny skies and 113 exquisite cars competing in 10 different classes. As part of the event, Staying Connected held a 50/50 Raffle which was one by Gary Tancredi, a club member. The Staying Connected Favorite Car Award went to a bright red 1999 Plymouth Prowler owned by Bill Blank. Although the check hasn’t been presented with the final total dollars raised yet, we want to thank the Club for their continuing support of our mission.
Fast Facts through September 2022
Members: 366 Households, 484 Residents – 30% turnover annually
Volunteers: 305 total – 200 have posted time; 166 posted same time last year (+20%) Direct Services - YTD
Transportation – 1,085 vs 1,119 LY (-3 %); / 25-35 week
Home Visits – 355 vs 166 LY (+113%); 10-12 / week
Home Maintenance– 280 vs 190 LY (+47%); 10-12 / week
Daily Reassuring Calls YTD: 5,069
Resource Hub Visits YTD: Walk-in Visitors – 707; Calls Taken – 2,256
Through 7 years
More than 354,000 miles driven – to the moon and we’ve started our way home! Over 100,000 hours
Transports – nearly 15,000
Home Visits / CGR – over 4,200
Home Maintenance – over 1,700
Resource Hub - nearly 33,400 Daily Reassuring Calls, over 9,000 visitors, 25,000 inbound calls
Information & Assistance
Contact (843) 705-2259 or visit our
RESOURCE HUB located in the Yemassee Crafts Center to receive assistance from a trained volunteer.
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
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Everyone is encouraged to follow CDC guidelines and do what is appropriate for him/her and his/her personal health.
Staying Connected, Inc. is an independent, not for profit, charitable 501(c)(3) corporation and has no affiliation with the SCHH Community Association, or the Pulte Group.