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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

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PfaP is delighted to welcome Marcus Blyden as one of our 3 new outstanding interns this semester. I am proud to say that I am one of the newest Pack for a Purpose interns. With graduation looming over my head like a medieval guillotine, I was frantically sending out resumes for an internship for much-needed... Continue reading

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PfaP is delighted to welcome Julia Carmody as one of our 3 new outstanding interns this semester. I’m a junior at North Carolina State University studying English with a minor in Business Administration. If there is one thing you need to know about me, it is that I am passionate about music, writing, and helping others.... Continue reading

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PfaP is delighted to welcome Kensey Covert as one of our 3 new outstanding interns this semester. I am a Junior at Meredith College who discovered Pack for a Purpose through my Marketing professor, Dr. Mishra, when she encouraged the students to check out what Pack for a Purpose was all about. After seeing the... Continue reading

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Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome Michael Rim, one of our newest interns! Michael is a junior at NC State University who started off at Pack for a Purpose as a volunteer and discovered Pack for a Purpose through the Career Development Center’s website, ePACK, at NCSU. After volunteering 30 hours, Michael realized... Continue reading

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  Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome one of our new interns for the Spring Semester, Sydni Collins! Sydni is a senior at NC State University and will be graduating in May. She found Pack for a Purpose through her internship program at NCSU.  Sydni studies Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing... Continue reading

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  Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome our newest intern, Elizabeth Hodges! Elizabeth discovered Pack for a Purpose on ePack while searching for an internship. Elizabeth interviewed for several internships before choosing to intern at Pack for a Purpose. Elizabeth expressed that, after all the interviews, Pack for a Purpose was the best... Continue reading

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  Pack for a Purpose is excited to welcome its newest volunteer, Megan Ellisor! Megan is a junior at NC State studying communication. She is also pursuing minors in Spanish and international studies. She heard about Pack for a Purpose from a former intern in her English internships class, and the organization immediately sparked her... Continue reading

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Hi there! We are delighted to introduce ourselves as Pack for a Purpose volunteers and newly found friends of Rebecca & Scott. This handsome fella is Adam and I’m Gina.  We happily discovered Pack for a Purpose by chance. Back in 2013, Departures magazine published an article on 108 of their favorite things, which of course... Continue reading

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Our first introduction to Lindani and his wonderful wife Linda was as friends. We met, found out we all loved chili and board games for a start, and a fabulous friendship blossomed. As PfaP continued to grow and we were looking for additional expertise, Lindani and his skill sets came to mind. Lindani is originally... Continue reading