Pensacola provides a peachy place for a fun-filled getaway. Snuggled up next to the Gulf of Mexico, it offers beautiful white-sand beaches, miles of forest to hike and canoe, and notable nightlife in its Seville Quarter. Plus, it’s home to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, as well as the National Naval Aviation Museum. 

It’s also a peachy place for you to roll up your shorts, learn about unique eco-systems, and give back to the environment. Opportunities to help include varied tasks for various projects – from planting seagrass, to cleaning and sorting artifacts, to picking up the beach or even helping to build a house.

Here are some organizations that need your help:

·    Project Greenshores
·    Gulf Islands National Seashore
·    Florida Public Archaeology Network
·    Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida
·    Habitat for Humanity

Whether you have a few hours or a few days, check out all the ways you can give back on your getaway. You’re sure to find one that floats your flip-flops!

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