​​​​​​​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.

​​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 2018 local chapters contributions totaled over $3.4 million and 211,000 volunteer hours to local and national charities.


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

We Contribute Time, Energy,

Money And Effort

    In 2019 Heartland LakeSharks:

  • Volunteered 2557 hours to community projects.
  • Donated $1,300 of pet supplies and cash to Barktoberfest.
  • Donated $1,900 Items for vet's Ditty bags made by Finishing Touches in Lake Placid, FL.
  • Donated 1164 pounds of food to Heartland Food Bank.
  • Stuffed and donated 29 Easter baskets to Childeren in Foster Care and RCMA.
  • Donated $3,100 of supplies and gifts to Highlands School Board including sponsoring four families.
  • Donated 297 pounds of food to Mana Ministries.
  • Donated $950 worth of clothing, toiletries and toys to peace River Women's Shelter.
  • Donated $1,200 worth of items to RCMA.
  • Donated 500 pounds of non-perishables to the Vets Food Drive.