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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 »

Philippa's Story

My husband and I recently had a wonderful holiday at Little Arches Hotel in Barbados and were very interested to read about Pack For A Purpose on the hotel's website. We made sure we left space in our suitcase to pack pencils, erasers, glue sticks, compasses, protractors and pencil sharpeners... Continue reading »

Jim's Story

I am a travel agent and for years have sent clients all over the world. I remember when I was in Fiji 12 years ago and went to a local school and saw the joy it brought the kids to receive something as simple as a pencil or crayons. Ever since then I have recommended bringing school supplies to my... Continue reading »

Anna's Family Story

For the past several years, we have taken a winter cruise to the Caribbean. This year, my husband found the website Pack for a Purpose and we loaded up a small suitcase to capacity with supplies. When our cruise ship docked in St. Kitts, we took a private tour of the island with a stop at Ottley's... Continue reading »

Debbie and Walt's Story

We Pack for a Purpose every trip out of country whether through this website or through our local dive shop. We always top up every suitcase to our maximum weight and generally take at least 20 pounds. We have hauled clothes, shoes, medical supplies, and hygienic items. Our most recent trip was to... Continue reading »

Tanya's Story

My family and I went to Curacao this past Christmas and stayed at the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort . Instead of buying presents for each other we thought that taking the trip would be a great experience and buying gifts for children in Curacao would be the best gift of all. It was great... Continue reading »

Caroline's Story

Le Phare Bleu Marina & Boutique Hotel' s guests are making a big difference in the lives of the children at Woburn Methodist School, St. George's Grenada, with their Pack for a Purpose donations. On December 11, 2014, Caroline Edwards, HR Manager and Cheryl Rennie, Marketing Manager, delivered... Continue reading »

Marleen's Story

My husband and I won a luxury trip in the lottery (Vriendenloterij) to the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort in Curacao. Usually, we travel very light, so we were excited to read on the website of the hotel that they are linked to Pack for a Purpose. Now we could use all that extra suitcase space... Continue reading »

Suzanne's Story

My friend Janet and I were able to drop off our donations at Hotel Capitan Suizo for the community schools they support about two weeks ago. All of the soccer balls we requested from soccer.com arrived just in time! This was our second time Packing for a Purpose and we were excited to participate... Continue reading »

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