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Stacy's Story

We have Packed for a Purpose twice now while visiting Africa. We were staying at Inyati Game Lodge and they support three different organizations: Justicia Nursery School, The Tshemba Hosi Care Centre and their Anti-poaching project. We decided to take one bag full of supplies to help with all... Continue reading »

Sajan Shroff

This summer my family and I took a trip to Fiji. To find an orphanage to support in Fiji, I went to Pack for a Purpose, and I found Treasure House Children’s Home, an orphanage located in Nadi. This project is supported by Rosie Holidays . Treasure House currently serves 37 children ages 2-18 and... Continue reading »

Jen's Story

When heading to Zambia for a visit, my company ResRequest helped me shop for supplies so that I didn't go empty handed. I Packed for Purpose since I was visiting Remote Africa Safaris camps and took supplies to Mkasanga School , one of the projects they support. The supplies included balls,... Continue reading »

Sarah's Story

Big Caribbean Cruise III was about to launch from St. Maarten -- a cruise on a StarClipper ship in the British Virgin Islands with our favorite band -- BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS. More than 160 fans and band members looked forward to sailing through the beautiful BVIs, private concerts and jam... Continue reading »

Don's Story

Participants in the class pose with William "Teacher Willie" Puga in front of the Alejandro Alvear School. I am the instructor for a course on the Natural History of the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador at The College of New Jersey. We just returned from our trip to the Galapagos Islands with... Continue reading »

Dawn's Story

I was introduced to Pack for a Purpose on our November 2014 cruise. Another member of the cruise organized a group of us to bring school supplies—which we did. We then booked a cruise for May 2015, and I was the organizer. I provided fellow cruisers with information about the program and we had a... Continue reading »

Chris and Melissa's Story

We love to travel and help other people, so when we discovered Pack for a Purpose we were excited because it combined both. Pack for a Purpose made it easy for us to bring supplies to where they are needed. We were able to visit the beautiful island of Grenada and drop off a whole suitcase full of... Continue reading »

Aziel's Story

My wife and I started a tradition to travel somewhere different every year that we are married. This year we picked Curacao. When we found out about Pack for Purpose, we immediately thought of how great it would be to make some extra room in our luggage and bring some school supplies to the... Continue reading »

Elaine's Story

Pack for a Purpose made my vacation more meaningful. This January was our second trip to Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort . We knew it participated in Pack for a Purpose, so when my mom asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I told her I had enough and instead asked for supplies to take on my trip for the... Continue reading »

Becky Shedd 's Story

My husband and I signed up for a 10-day organized tour of Turkey. I immediately checked to see if there was a Pack for a Purpose destination and found it in Istanbul. I assumed we would have some free time to make the connection. We asked our guide how to get from our hotel across town to The Ritz-... Continue reading »

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