HLSPHC is a non -profit organization assisting in community and environmental concerns, providing social activities that promote and encourage tropical music, and the lifestyle it represents.

We Contribute Time, Energy,

Money And Effort

​​​​​​We support local charities  Manna Ministries, Peace River and Highlands Veterans Food Bank throughout the year.  Additional charities are identified  for special event support, like the July collection of school supplies for use for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Heartland LakeSharks is affiliated with Parrot Heads In Paradise National Organization. The purpose of the organization is to promote the international network of Parrot Head Clubs as a humanitarian group sharing information and social activities for mutual benefit. The organization will engage in activities that are charitable, educational and that promote the general welfare of the community. Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc. is a Not-For-Profit Corporation, whose purpose is to assist in community and environmental concerns. We sponsor a variety of social activities for people who are interested in the music of Jimmy Buffett and the tropical lifestyle he personifies.
In 2017 local chapters contributions totaled over $4.1 million and 198,000 volunteer hours to local and national charities.


What we're about

  In 2018 Heartland LakeSharks:

  • Volunteered over 1900 hours to community projects.
  • Donated over 135 pounds of food, toiletries, diapers, toothpaste and blankets to Manna Ministries.
  • Donated baby formula, stuffed animals, toiletries, blankets and woman's clothing to Peace River.
  • Donated $1,785 worth of supplies to RCMA and Lake Placid Schools.
  • Donated approximately 220 pounds of food to the Highlands Veterans Food Bank.
  • ​Made 80 Easter baskets for Heartland for Children.