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.
Stand By Applications for
2017 Hero Vacations
mission is to bring children between the ages
of two and twenty years old who have been diagnosed
with a serious illness, and their families to
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina for a resort
The Hilton Head Hero house is now full for 2017.
We are however accepting applications that are
being put on a stand by list should cancellations
occur. All applicants that are not chosen for
2017 will be rolled over to 2018. Please apply
To apply for a 2017 Hero Vacation, please
click here to submit your application.
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
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.
We've recently launched an online page to simplify
your donations to Hilton Head Heroes. Please click
the button below!
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