October 2012

Elizabeth’s Story

When my husband and I made a reservation to stay at Nisbet Plantation on the island of Nevis in the West Indies, we were invited to bring school supplies. This seemed like a great idea because, as a former teacher, I know that a fresh box of crayons and new (rather than tattered) books help... Continue reading

PfaP Connects in the Big Apple

On a warm autumn day last week, I had the wonderful pleasure of attending a luncheon in New York City for the 2012 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards. The accolade Pack for a Purpose received as the Editor’s Pick for Digital Initiative was an incredible honor. To have received this recognition in less than... Continue reading

Cheryl and James Wallace’s Story

My Husband and I made our first trip to Placencia Belize and stayed at The Inn at Robert’s Grove and Singing Sands. I noticed when booking our trip that both were involved with Packing for a Purpose. As an ER RN I immediately knew it was something I wanted to do. I also have a... Continue reading

PfaP Triumphs in Tanzania

To celebrate our 50th milestones, my husband John and I booked a trip to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro and go on safari. Although, this was our trip of a lifetime, we also wanted to do something for the people of Africa but were unsure of how to go about it. Coincidentally, my Costco Connections newsletter... Continue reading

PfaP Delivers in Dominica

  At the end of each month, children at the Grand Fond Primary School in Dominica get very excited. Not because it’s the end of another day at school, but because it marks their shopping day. This is the day when they take their small paper coins they’ve earned for good behavior throughout the week,... Continue reading