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Double the Honor for Pack for a Purpose!

October has been a month of major honors for Pack for Purpose. On October 9 th , National Geographic Traveler magazine recognized ten “ordinary travelers doing extraordinary things in their journeys around the world.” Rebecca Rothney, Founder and Chairperson of Pack for a Purpose, was recognized as... Continue reading »

The MAV Award

In the last 5 days, I have been the recipient of two amazing honors. The first was to be honored as a 2014 National Geographic Traveler of the Year . The second was to be honored by the News & Observer as “ The Tar Heel of the Week ”. For those of us who live in North Carolina, being named “Tar... Continue reading »

Supplies Sail into Scrub Island from Black Boaters and Friends

Black Boaters Summit is a yearly event planned by Cap’n Paul Mixon and his wife Marvelle. The Black Boaters Summit event brings together sailors that hail from all over the United States. Last month, Black Boaters concluded its 17th annual sailing summit in the British Virgin Islands. Every year... Continue reading »

PfaP Supplies Enrich Twabuka School

We are first time PfaP participants! We discovered PfaP on the website of our safari provider, Toka Leya Camp , a Wilderness Safaris property on the Zambezi River near Livingstone, Zambia. Packing for a Purpose seemed like such a great idea that we decided immediately to pack needed supplies for... Continue reading »

Kilos of Kindness Continue at Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort

Being a participant on the Pack for a Purpose website has been a big success so far for the three projects we support at Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort . Our guests drop off requested supplies for the three good causes we support and even Meeting Planners and Wholesalers ask what they can do... Continue reading »

Extra Benefit at No Extra Cost

PfaP is thrilled to be a registered charity with AmazonSmile. Every time you shop with AmazonSmile, whether for everyday needs, school supplies, gifts, or the upcoming holidays, you can help Pack for a Purpose. It's Easy. Go to AmazonSmile, sign in with your Amazon ID, and choose Pack for a Purpose... Continue reading »

Great Read Benefits Great Causes

Pack for a Purpose is pleased to announce its partnership with Mark Thacker, author of Beyond the Mountaintop: Observations on Selling, Living and Achieving . PfaP is extremely grateful to Mark for donating half of the sales proceeds to PfaP from his compelling book, available on Amazon. Continue reading »

School Supplies at Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos

As you maybe aware, one of the worst hurricane to strike the Los Cabos area of Mexico hit this community on September 15th with devastating results. Sandos Finnisterra hopes to be able to reopen in early October. Now more than ever, they will need supplies for the community project they support... 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 from PfaP

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 »

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