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Loads of School Supplies at Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos

Companies often reward their outstanding employees with travel. An employee from Merck contacted me after hearing my radio interview on NPR because she was receiving such a trip to Los Cabos, Mexico. She wanted to Pack for a Purpose and involve as many people in the company as possible. While the... Continue reading »

Planes, Trains, and PfaP

From Kenya to Peru, Pack for a Purpose not only has accommodations and tour companies, but transportation options as well. Within the last three months, we were thrilled to add a railroad in Peru, Inca Rail , and an airline in Kenya, Safarilink Aviation Ltd .! If you are traveling to Machu Picchu,... Continue reading »

Belize Benefits at Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort from Pack for a Purpose

Each year, Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort in Hopkins, Belize is able to donate nearly 200 backpacks, full to the brim with school supplies, to children from nearby villages through the Pack for a Purpose initiative. Before guests arrive, Hamanasi informs them about the Pack for a Purpose... Continue reading »

Brothers Busker & Bake to Pack for a Purpose in Costa Rica!

Packing for a Purpose is often a family affair involving both adults and children. Travel is always an enhancing experience and a wonderful way to enrich children's lives. The experience helps inform and enlarge their worldview. Pack for a Purpose traveling families often tell us about how much... Continue reading »

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose would like to welcome its newest intern, Cameron Vandenboom! Cameron is a senior at NC State University and found Pack for a Purpose through the English internship program at NCSU. Cameron studies English with a concentration in Secondary Teacher Education. She will be graduating... Continue reading »

PfaP Transforms Travelers in Kenya

Prior to our trip to Kenya with extended family and friends, we spoke with our travel agent. Our travel agent told us, “You should try to keep your safari luggage down to a carry-on and a backpack per person… Pack simple,” which made sense. He also included in our itinerary the link for Pack for a... Continue reading »

Curacao's Children Continue to Benefit from PfaP Travelers

“Curacao” … the name sounds exotic but the charm and beauty of this amazing Caribbean island are more than one can envision. Imagine my delight when I learned my husband had a week of meetings at the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in May 2014! When I discovered the resort was also a “Pack... Continue reading »

PfaP Travelers Delight DJ School in Brazil

Last month my husband and I did an 18 day cruise from Miami to Rio de Janeiro. We knew we wanted to spend a couple of days in that marvelous city so I did a random search of “things to do” on the computer. Quite by accident, I stumbled upon the “Pack for a Purpose” website, and I had that big “Aha... Continue reading »

Delivering Delight in the Dominican Republic

When Outback Adventures was founded 17 years ago, our goal was to ensure that every tourist that chooses our tour got to see a bit more of the real Dominican Republic than just the beautiful beaches and five star hotels. We work closely with farmers and producing families to maintain a fair trade... Continue reading »

Grand Gesture on Grand Turk!

At Blue Water Divers , Grand Turk, our company motto has always been “Have Fun, Do Good.” When the wonderful Rouse family from Georgia wrote to us in April asking if there was some kind of voluntary work they could do to help others during their brief visit to Grand Turk, we jumped at the chance to... Continue reading »

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