British Virgin Islands

BVI Benefits from PfaP Supplies

Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to Pack for a Purpose! Items collected at Mainsail’s Corporate office were brought down to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina by Mainsail Lodging & Development’s Vice President, Juli Corlew. Based in Tampa, Florida, Mainsail Lodging & Development has been in business for nearly 20 years. Scrub Island is... Continue reading

More Supplies for The Moorings

The Moorings is delighted to be a member of Pack for a Purpose. Our charter guests have fully embraced giving back by packing extra light for their boating vacations to leave room for donations for Family Support Network in the British Virgin Islands. The Moorings crew aboard Allons-Y shared a photo of school supplies, vitamins... Continue reading

Laura’s Story

We spent Thanksgiving in the British Virgin Islands, and as a last thought during packing, I remembered Pack for a Purpose and saw that one of the islands we were visiting, Scrub Island, was listed with a need.  Together with my sons aged 9 and 10, we bought and delivered 9 lbs of supplies. What a... Continue reading

Black Boaters Make a Big Impact in the BVI

I’ve been back from sailing almost one month, and in my mind’s eye, I still see the warm waters of the British Virgin Isles. One of my strongest memories is of our visit to the Autism Centre on Tortola. This was no chance visit, but the culmination of our “Pack for a Purpose” activities for... Continue reading

Marvelle’s Story

This year we saw the number of participants who answered my request to donate through Pack for a Purpose double! Sixteen members of our flotilla donated books, paper, paints, crayons and various other items requested by the Autism Centre in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. I personally witnessed a couple of our boaters arriving in the... 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 the sailing itinerary includes spending time... Continue reading

Gerardina’s Story

I was grateful for the opportunity to be a part of “Pack for a Purpose” by way of the Black Boaters Summit Sail.  It always gives me great pleasure to be able to contribute to those in need.  I was delighted to be able to bring supplies for the Autism Center, the project supported by... Continue reading