​​​​​​​We support local charities  RCMA, Manna Ministries, Peace River, Highlands Food Bank, Highlands County School Board and Highlands Veterans Food Bank . Additional charities are identified  for special event support throughout the year.

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.

What we're about

    In 2020 Heartland LakeSharks:

  • Volunteered 2203 hours to community projects
  • Donated $2,700 to St Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Donated 1,017 pounds of food to the Veterans Food Drive
  • Donated $1,200 to the Golden Coral feed the Hungry (Thank you Jay and Cathy Sockwell for your generous donation!)
  • Donated our $500 winnings from the Five Five O'clock Cruise contest to RCMA
  • Donated 385 pounds of items to the Vet's Ditty Bag project
  • Donated 583 pounds of items to the Peace River Women's Shelter
  • Donated 2,122 pounds of food to the Heartland Food Bank
  • Donated 385 pounds of food plus 20 back packs to the Highlands County School Board Student Activities Department
  • Donated 800 pounds of pet care items to Pawsitive Effects

We Contribute Time, Energy,

Money And Effort

​​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 2020 local chapters contributions totaled over $1.4 million and 101,00 volunteer hours to local and national charities. Nineteen year total: $58.3 Million and 4,555,000 volunteer hours.