Serving Sun City Hilton Head
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.
Watch and listen to the heartfelt testimonials from some of our members and volunteers. Our continued success depends on
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
Black'n White Gala
the "Smoking Valley Chef". (BYOB) Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the link: 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
"Black and White Gala Tickets"
Group tickets of 4 or more are available by contacting Lorie Huss at:
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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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.
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.