Hilton Head Heroes we are making a difference...one
child, one family, one week at a time...."
Russell, President & Director
mission at Hilton Head Heroes is to bring families
with children between the ages of four and eighteen
suffering from life threatening illnesses to Hilton
Head Island, South Carolina for a resort vacation.
Children are referred to our program through doctors,
healthcare providers and hospital administrators.
families are housed in the Hilton Head Island HERO
house located in Sea Pines Resort. (click
here to view photos!) They are given gift certificates
to local restaurants, grocery stores as well as
Founded in 1998 by longtime island
resident and family entertainer Gregg Russell and
his wife Lindy, Hilton Head Heroes was born out
of a desire to help
very ill children and their entire family enjoy
a vacation that would
not be ordinarily possible.
April 9-15, 2018
Harbour Town Golf Links
Head Heroes is again participating in
the Heritage Classic Foundation's Birdies
for Charity program. Each year we collect
pledges based on the number of birdies
scored by PGA professionals during the
RBC Heritage Golf Classic presented by
Boeing on Hilton Head Island.
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are in the business of helping children
gracefully become angels, while unselfish acts of love
and kindness help everyday people become Heroes.
I am so grateful for being in the presence of both...."
Gregg M. Russell, Founder & Public
With a strong Hilton
Head Island Board of
Directors made up of local business people and the
support of serveral high profile Honorary Board Members
such as Corey Pavin of the PGA tour, Jim Nantz of CBS
Sports and former Wimbledon Champion Stan Smith, Hilton
Head Heroes has been fortunate to receive donations
and support from many individuals and corporations.
Organization of the Year 2010
Presented by the Hilton Head Island/ Bluffton Chamber
State of South Carolina Angel Charity 2015
PGA Charity of the year finalist 2017