David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation helps raise money for the The Carmines Family Recreation Scholarship Fund, Gullah Institute, Port Royal Sound Foundation, Coastal Discovery Museum and the Medical University of South Carolina. The David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation was established by the Carmines family, owners of Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks, in memory of their son.
Hilton Head Seafood Festival
The Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival is the organization's main fundraiser. This week-long culinary and cultural tourism event features local seafood, celebrity guest chefs, master culinary classes, live music and more in a family friendly atmosphere.