PfaP by the Numbers

PfaP travelers continue to make a Big Impact across the globe. Their contributions are immeasurable, and they really count for communities in need. From January 2016 through the end of August, PfaP travelers have taken more than 12,444 kilos (27,376 pounds) of supplies to community projects around the world. Since the first supplies were delivered in 2010,... Continue reading

Sherellia’s Story

Little did we know, some of our vacation time would turn into a spiritual experience. As we prepared for a trip of a lifetime to South Africa from the United States, our group decided to incorporate a service element. We researched opportunities on giving back with traveling and came across Little Eden Place, a home... Continue reading

From Canada to Costa Rica, A Family’s Meaningful PfaP Journey

When we first started planning our family vacation to Costa Rica in March 2016, we knew that in addition to exploring this beautiful country we also wanted to help out in some capacity. We started to do some research online and came across an organization called Pack for a Purpose. There were several projects listed... Continue reading

Shop for a Purpose this Holiday Season With Giving Assistant

Pack for a Purpose makes it easy for travelers to take needed supplies to the destinations they visit. Now, Giving Assistant makes it easy for shoppers to help Pack for a Purpose continue to make a Big Impact around the world. When you sign up for Giving Assistant, you’ll earn a percentage of cash back... Continue reading

Praise for a PfaP Traveler

Becky Shedd is a PfaP traveler whose generous spirit and actions have made a Big Impact on two continents. Not only has Becky Packed for a Purpose in Turkey, but she also continued to spread the word about PfaP during her travels. Last year Becky visited Churchill, Canada, to see the polar bears and experience the wonders... Continue reading

Dana’s Story

In October 2016 my husband and I enjoyed our “holiday of a lifetime ” – safaris adventure to Kenya. We stayed in the Samburu and the Massai Mara. Prior to leaving I read about Pack for Purpose via our wonderful lodge’s website (Saruni Lodges) and was keen to get involved. It’s easy to do –... Continue reading

Warm Hearts = Warm Mittens & Clothes

The children from Come To Learn Creche excitedly display their warm mittens, gloves and goodies received to ward off the cold. These desperately needed gifts were received from one of our guests staying at African Game Lodge who “Packed for a Purpose”. This little creche operating out a container, keeps the children safe whilst their... Continue reading

Canadians Pack for a Purpose in Curacao

We are delighted to share this story posted by our participant, Avila Beach Hotel on Curacao. Our belief that travelers can add meaning to their trips and make a Big Impact is constantly affirmed by stories like this. Meet our hotel guest Laura Batey from Flamborough Travel Plus (Canada). She and 19 escorting women visited... Continue reading

Girl Scouts Give Generously in the Turks & Caicos

We live in New Jersey! Our two families decided to take a trip together to Beaches Turks and Caicos in the beginning of May of 2016.  We had been talking about all the fun we were going to have for months before.  My mom went on Trip Advisor and read some reviews.  We had been... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome our new intern, Reina Murayama. Reina is a senior English major at N.C. State. She received her first degree from Keio University in Japan and spent the next thirteen years in the corporate world. When her husband was moved to Raleigh in 2013, Reina decided to go... Continue reading