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Our Mission

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.  

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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.


Support Services

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Watch and listen to the heartfelt testimonials from some of our members and volunteers.  Our continued success depends on

our volunteers.

Operational Statistics

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

Reassuring Calls

             12/2022 - 460 Calls                                  2022 - 6,659 Calls

Miles Driven by Volunteers                              2022 - 41,200 miles

Volunteer Hours Posted                                    2022 - 12,300 hours


Black'n White Gala

  You are cordially invited to attend Staying Connected's 2nd Annual "Black'n White Gala".  It will be held on April 29th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  (Doors open at 5:30)  at the Pinckney Hall Carolina Ballroom.  The cost is $60.00 per person.  The mode of dress is Black and White, Formal or Smart Casual.  There will be a gourmet dinner served by the "Smoking Valley Chef". (BYOB)  Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the link: 

"Black and White Gala Tickets"

Group tickets of 4 or more are available by contacting Lorie Huss at:

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gala Invitation

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 .

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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COVID-19 Response  

Fast Facts through January 2023 


Members: 394 Households, 515 Residents – 30% turnover annually


Volunteers: 320 total – 110 have posted time; 110 posted same time


Direct Services - YTD 

Transportation – 114 vs 131 LY (-13%); / 25-35 week

Home Visits – 33 vs 44 LY (-25%); 10-12 / week

Home Maintenance– 52 vs 34 LY (+53%); 10-12 / week

Daily Reassuring Calls YTD: 526

Resource Hub Visits YTD: Walk-in Visitors – 88; Calls Taken – 348

Through 8 years 

More than 395,000 miles driven – to the moon and nearly halfway home!

Over 112,000 hours

Transports – nearly 16,000

Home Visits / CGR – over 4,700

Home Maintenance – over 2,100

Resource Hub - nearly 37,000 Daily Reassuring Calls, over 10,000 visitors, 28,500 inbound calls

Everyone is encouraged to follow CDC guidelines and do what is appropriate for him/her and his/her personal health.

COVID-19 Precautions

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.

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