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PfaP as a Random Act of Kindness

A day spent doing random acts of kindness, April 1 st two years ago, was a turning point for me in my grief. I lost my husband Doug in a helicopter training accident on September 20 th , 2009. My son had just turned one and I had just celebrated my 35 th birthday the day before. April 1 st was Doug... Continue reading »

One Family, One Goal- PfaP in Africa

This past summer, we traveled with our family to southern Africa. We’d been begging to go on this trip for what seemed like ages, and finally, it was just around the corner. We had safaris, a cage dive, excursions, and all other activities under the sun planned for this trip of a lifetime. However... 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 »

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 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 »
We love to travel. I imagine that this was instilled in me as a child when I would accompany my parents to the country of their birth, Antigua & Barbuda, every couple of years for several weeks each summer. I know that my husband only realized the possibilities travel opens to you on his first... Continue reading »

Extraordinary PfaP Experience in Zambia

Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Pack for a Purpose teamed up together to bring five hundred pounds of supplies to two schools and an orphanage in Zambia. The first step was to have a packing party to collect and pack all of the supplies that we would be taking with us. Thanks to... Continue reading »

PfaP Participants Protect Rhinos

The following lodgings and tour companies on our website in Africa and Asia work to conserve and protect the rhino: Samara Private Game Reserve , Siroki Lodge , Solio Lodge , John Stevens Guided Safaris Africa , Kariega Game Reserve , Inyati Game Lodge , Ride Kenya , ol Donyo Lodge , Lewa Wildlife... Continue reading »

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