Community and Charitable Relationships
Lakeland Automall and our brands have been part of the Lakeland Community for 70 years and through the years and owners, a commitment to the growth of our community has been at the forefront of our business. Working closely with the Chamber of Commerce, Lakeland Economic Development Council, the Lakeland Rotary Club, SPCA, Humane Society, Lighthouse Ministries and hundreds of other charities and events, Lakeland Automall has been a fixture of our community and continues to be a vital part of the city’s growth.
Please find links to some of our sponsored charities:
Polk Education Foundation: The Polk Education Foundation was created in 1988, as a 501(C)(3) direct-support organization for the Polk County School Board. The Foundation serves as the fiscal agent and manager of many educational programs for Polk County Public Schools. Lakeland Automall supports the Teacher of the Year annual event promoting excellence in Polk COunty Education.
Lakeland Chamber of Commerce:
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is your one-stop resource for those
living, working and playing in Lakeland, FL and the surrounding areas. Our web
site contains information for individuals visiting our attractions, relocating
to our lakeshores, attending our institutions of higher education and working
in our vibrant business community.
Development Council: Promoting our members, providing insider
information to them and identifying and addressing their needs is priority one
for us. Our members count on us to excel at recruiting and retaining
business. We do this by marketing Lakeland and its assets. This
leads to the creation of jobs, square footage absorption and capital investment
in our community.
SPCA Florida: Founded
in 1979, SPCA Florida is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization headquartered in
Lakeland. Dedicated to improving the lives of pets and people in the community,
SPCA Florida provides caring, compassion and hope to more than 6,000 homeless
animals entering our doors each year.
Lakeland Rotary: The
Lakeland Rotary Club was founded February 15, 1918, the sixth club in the state
of Florida. For the past 99 years, this club has served its community and
others throughout the world in need; growing to its current membership of more
than 160, one of the largest in the state.
United Way of
Central Florida (UWCF) was established in 1980 with the merger of United
Ways of Greater Lakeland, Bartow and Winter Haven. Originally, the
United Way served the Greater Lakeland area beginning in 1944, Winter
Haven in 1958 and Bartow in 1966.
American Heart Association: The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event that brings communities together to raise funds and celebrate progress in the fight against this country's No. 1
and No. 5
killers, heart diseases and stroke.
Ford's Garage: Ford's Garage Lakeland is your top pit stop for the most delicious prime
burgers, comfort food and delectable deserts. Conveniently located
between Tampa and Orlando in Lakeland, you can't miss us right off
Lighthouse Ministries: Helping the Homeless & at Risk Population
Humane Society of
Tampa Bay: For more than 100 years, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay has
been dedicated to ending animal homelessness and providing care and comfort for
companion animals in need.
Lakeland Automall, Lakeland Ford and Lakeland Hyundai makes donations to local organizations, groups and events. All donation requests can be submitted by clicking on the “Talk to the Owner” link on any of our websites or by clicking here: https://www.lakelandautomall.com/talk-to-the-dealer