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The Hirsh Family's Story

For the last five years, the Hirsh family has vacationed at Half Moon in Jamaica. This is the second year that we have Packed for a Purpose. We were so happy to be able to involve our granddaughters who are seven and five years old in this wonderful philanthropic endeavor. We went shopping together... Continue reading »

Tom and Marilyn's Story

Thanks to the generous donation from PassBack Soccer, we were able to give soccer balls to both Buffalo Tours in Luang Prabang, Laos and Sojourn in Reap, Cambodia along with school supplies. After witnessing the extreme need in both countries we were happy that we Packed for a Purpose and added... Continue reading »

PfaP by the Numbers

PfaP numbers are not just digits. They confirm that generosity and graciousness are universal and contagious. They record the commitment of travelers to have impactful journeys by contributing useful items to local communities. We are thrilled to share our latest numbers, the metric by which we... Continue reading »

Impactful Trip Inspires Grandchildren

My husband and I visited Turks and Caicos about 15 years ago and fell in love with Grace Bay. We have been married for 44 years and over these years we have been very fortunate to be able to travel. Growing up, we did not have the opportunity to travel much, so on our first ventures outside the... Continue reading »

Great Goings on in Grenada!

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you begin to ask yourself questions regarding the meaning of life, what is your purpose, and when you leave this planet, how do you want to be remembered? These are just some of the questions that the management team at Le Phare Bleu asked themselves... Continue reading »

Kilos of Kindness for Kenya

The purpose of life is different to all people. Some of us figure out what that means to us and some never do. Every day we are solicited for donations to help the world and we should help those who are less fortunate than us. However, there is something much different when one packs up their bag,... Continue reading »

PfaP Wedding Provides for Children in Curacao

Weddings are always a time of major planning. However, Darrell and I wanted to spend less time planning and more time celebrating with friends and family. Based on this desire, we decided to have a destination wedding. Curacao would be the place. We informed family and friends and the countdown... Continue reading »

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 »

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