Giving Back

Highland Homes supports the communities where we live, work, and build through sponsorships, donations, and volunteer hours. Here are some of the non-profit organizations and educational institutions we are proud to support.


Achievement Academy

Achievement Academy's mission is to help children with special needs or at risk for developmental delays achieve their maximum potential by providing early intervention, education, therapy, and family support.

American Heart Association

A big thumbs up to the American Heart Association - We had a great time sponsoring their Heart Walk in Lakeland in 2023 and contributing to such a fantastic cause and fundraising event.

Blended Family Foundation

This 501c3 non-profit in central Florida provides socks, shoes, and hygiene items, along with coaching and mentoring support, to make a positive impact on the lives of families in need.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Polk County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County provide parents with peace of mind knowing that their children are safe and supervised, with after-school programs that increase academic success and improve healthy lifestyles.

Building Homes for Heroes

In 2022, Highland Homes and Building Homes for Heroes partnered to build a specially adapted, mortgage-free home in Lakeland for USAF TSG Rahmeka Hopkins and her family.

Watch Rahmeka's Welcome Home celebration >

Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team

We are proud sponsors since 2015 of the Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team, started by former skiers from Cypress Gardens Theme Park who want to pass on their show skiing legacy to the next generation.

See the show schedule + more >

Florida High School Athletic Association

The FHSAA is the non-profit governing organization to regulate all interscholastic activities of high schools in Florida. We are proud sponsors of the Florida High School Basketball State Championship.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat Hillsborough supports local veterans through homeownership, home repair, and volunteer programs. We are proud to sponsor their Veteran Home Build.

Learn more about the Habitat Veterans Initiative >

Harrison School for the Arts

Thanks to donors, Harrison students learn in a technologically-advanced environment with donations covering expenses related to school productions, purchasing equipment, and more.

Learn more about Harrison's Programs + Events >

Johns Hopkins All Children's Foundation

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation was created to steward charitable donations directly to patients and the greatest needs of the hospital, changing the future of pediatric medicine for kids in Florida and beyond.


From food drives to volunteer hours, we're proud to support kidsPACK, a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding disadvantaged children on weekends when they do not have access to subsidized school meals.

Kiwanis Club of Lakeland - Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus is the largest back-to-school campaign of its kind in Central Florida, collecting school supplies for kids in need.

Donate to Stuff the Bus >

Lakeland Police Foundation

Providing support to past, present and future members of the Lakeland Police Department, the Foundation is supported through generous donations and fundraising events such as the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial 5K run.

Get info on the Fallen Heroes Memorial 5K >

Lakeland Regional Health Foundation - Promise Run

The Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center Promise Run is inspired by people who believe that a community can come together to conquer cancer. We are honored to support and participate in this annual event.

Lighthouse Ministries

We are proud to donate and volunteer with this non-profit serving the less fortunate in Polk County, most recently helping Santa bring some special deliveries and holiday cheer to local children in our community.

McKeel Academy of Technology

McKeel Academy is a Polk County choice school that educates students through relevant and innovative curriculum, the integration of technology, and real life endeavors.

National Association of Realtors

Highland Homes supports our local Florida REALTORS® as well as the national REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), protecting and promoting the real estate industry across the United States. 

Polk County Builders Association

The Polk County Builders Association (PCBA) empowers the American dream by advocating for the housing industry, creating the highest-quality communities, and offering the resources builders need to achieve success.

Project Care Outreach

Through initiatives such as a Back to School Drive, Easter Basket Drive, and Holiday Dinners, this 501(C)3 serves and supports the disadvantaged, less fortunate, and senior citizens of Lakeland and surrounding cities.

South McKeel Academy

We are proud to sponsor the annual Wildcat Walk-A-Thon supporting the PTO, which helps fund programs and projects such as a second playground, movie night, sidewalk art, and grants for teachers.

Talbot House Ministries

Talbot House provides services to homeless men and women in Polk County including food, shelter, free medical and dental care, employment training and placement, affordable housing opportunities, and more.

Victory Christian Academy

Students at Victory Christian Academy now have 50 iPads and two iPad charging carts to use in classrooms, courtesy of Highland Homes.


Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE)'s mission is to enable elderly persons to remain safe and independent in their own homes by providing transportation, hot meals, and more, assisted by donations & community volunteers.

Youth Sports

We are proud to support local athletes and youth sports teams in the communities where we live, work, and build.

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