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Beach Cleanup: How You Can Help

Beach Cleanup Programs in Pensacola, Destin, and Gulf Shores Looking to make a difference during your time at the beach? There are volunteer opportunities for beach cleanup in Pensacola, Destin, and Gulf Shores. As you may know, litter left behind on the beach can be harmful to wildlife and marine animals that inhabit the Gulf. It is important to give back to the area that gives so much to us by keeping it clean and safe. As part of our voluntourism initiative, we invite guests to volunteer with a local organization during their stay. Our team works to stay [...]

2021-08-05T16:54:34-05:00August 6th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Volunteerism in Pensacola Beach

Southern Cares: Ronald McDonald House in Pensacola Here at Southern, we strive to give back to the communities along the Gulf Coast that give so much to us. We love what we do, and our team works in different ways to volunteer in the different areas the make up the Gulf Coast. Whether it is donating funding or our time, we work to do our part in giving back to the community! The Ronald McDonald House The Ronald McDonald House in Pensacola is a charity in Northwest Florida that keeps families with sick [...]

2021-06-18T13:33:22-05:00June 18th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Sustainable Travel Tips

How to Travel Sustainably So many people travel to the beach every year. Because of this, we always encourage our guests to travel sustainably. It is important to consider the environment anywhere adventure takes you, but because the beaches are such an important landmark along the Gulf Coast, we hope this encourages you to consider ways to help us keep it beautiful. We have listed below six different ways of how to travel sustainably on your next trip to the beach! Here at Southern, we are driven to have a positive impact not only on the lives we touch [...]

2021-05-18T10:09:00-05:00May 18th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

How You Can Help Save the Turtles? Here at Southern, we not only strive to take care of our guests and make their trip to the beach feel like home, but we also focus on our community and do our best to give back. We work with multiple different programs with our Southern Cares team to give back whether that is time, donations, or raising awareness. Read on to learn how you can help save the turtles that call the Gulf Coast home! Sea turtles are always such a fun sight to see when visiting the beach! Nesting [...]

2021-04-22T01:28:40-05:00April 16th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Keep Pensacola Beautiful

Southern Cares: Keep Pensacola Beautiful Here on the Gulf Coast, we are famous for our sunshine and sandy white beaches. During the spring and summer months, our beaches flood with excited tourists who are excited to soak up the sun and enjoy a couple of days off from the stress of work. Keeping our beaches clean not only for our tourism season but also to protect our wildlife is of the utmost importance along the Florida panhandle. One way Southern Vacation Rentals does our part in maintaining the beauty of the area is by supporting Keep Pensacola Beautiful. We [...]

2021-03-05T08:52:18-06:00March 5th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Southern Cares: Ronald McDonald House

Our Partnership with the Ronald McDonald House ~ Southern Vacation Rentals We are proud to partner with the Ronald McDonald House through our Southern Cares program. Our partnership with the Ronald McDonald House is near and dear to us, and we are honored to be able to support them. Specifically, we work closely with our local Ronald McDonald House chapter - the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida. The Ronald McDonald House provides care and resources to families with sick children while keeping them close together. At little to no cost, the Ronald McDonald House is able to [...]

2020-10-27T09:53:14-05:00October 27th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

The Alzheimer’s Walk Goes Virtual

2020 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Fort Walton Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Here at Southern Vacation Rentals, we are proud sponsors of the Alzheimer's Association. More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, and it's likely you know someone who has been affected. There is no cure for Alzheimer's, but through the efforts of the Alzheimer's Association, we can work toward finding a cure. As members of our local Central and North Florida chapter, we show our support through volunteer efforts and donations. In addition, each year we participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Fort [...]

2020-10-06T09:18:50-05:00October 6th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Southern Volunteers in Action

Volunteer with United Way Emerald Coast ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Here at Southern, we are proud to volunteer with United Way Emerald Coast. Covering Okaloosa and Walton counties, United Way Emerald Coast is focused on improving health, education, and financial stability in our communities. When everyone has these, they thrive, and so do our communities! Through our Southern Cares program, we work hard to embody our vision of being the most caring company along the Gulf Coast. Each year our team participates in the United Way Day of Caring, a dedicated day to volunteer and give back in our [...]

2020-09-29T09:14:01-05:00September 29th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Get Involved at the Beach

Beach Cleanup Programs in Pensacola, Destin, and Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Looking to make a difference at the beach? Get involved in some of the beach cleanup programs in Pensacola, Destin, and Gulf Shores. Litter left behind on the beach causes harm to marine and shoreline wildlife. It's important to keep our beaches clean and clear: just the way we found them! As part of our voluntourism initiative, we invite guests to volunteer with a local organization during their stay. We're active in our communities, and we invite you to do the same during your vacation here! [...]

2020-06-16T13:04:36-05:00June 16th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|