November 2012

Generous Guests at The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

Over the past year, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul have enthusiastically donated over 110 pounds of supplies, clothing, and toys to students at Dinçba Elementary School through Pack for a Purpose. This has been an easy and meaningful way for our guests to add value to their travels and make a Big Impact for the... Continue reading

PfaP Partners Continue to Participate

Since our partnership in March 2012, the Interim CEO Julie Bell, the President Diane McDavitt and three other employees at our partner Luxury Link all packed for a purpose when they travelled for business and pleasure. They travelled to Costa Rica, Mexico, Cambodia and India bringing a total of over 45 kilos of requested supplies... Continue reading

Bounty for Belize

The generosity of Cheryl Wallace and her husband James first came to my attention from the Facebook page of the Inn at Robert’s Grove. This wonderful couple took three full suitcases of supplies for the projects. The following is an account of their PfaP experience in Cheryl’s words. By Cheryl Wallace My Husband and I... Continue reading

Supplies Ship to the Galapagos

Generous guests travelling to the Galapagos Islands aboard Ecoventura Yachts brought much needed supplies for the two projects supported by the company, New Era Galapagos Foundation and Alejandro Alvear School. The New Era Galapagos Foundation runs art, eco scout and English activities for children and adults living on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos. During... Continue reading

September Supply Bonanza for Baraa

Baraa Primary School was delighted to receive, in the month of September, 115 kilos of donated supplies from Pack for a Purpose travellers who stayed at Onsea House, Machweo and other hotels in the Arusha area. In addition, we received another 20 kilos by mid November. The donations ranged from jump ropes to footballs, books... Continue reading

Jennifer Stanigar’s Story

Two faculty and two graduate students from North Carolina State University were planning an international field research experience for the summer 2012. At a global research expo poster session where we presented our ideas to engage with workforce development partners in Jamaica, I learned about Pack For a Purpose from Rebecca. It seemed like a... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Provide Supplies in Zambia

This year Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) has been very grateful to receive at least 25 kilos worth of school supplies and first aid kit supplies from guests at Chiawa Camp, Old Mondoro Bush Camp and Sausage Tree Camp. These supplies have been used in our environmental education program and by anti-poaching teams protecting the wildlife... Continue reading

Over the Moon at Half Moon

Over the Moon at Half Moon A Pack for A Purpose Story (Half Moon, a RockResort) Mr. and Mrs. Rosen, decided that they wanted their children to know and appreciate the act of giving as there are so many children in need. They decided to partner with Half Moon, A RockResort, mainly because they have... Continue reading

Perfect Travel Gifts Support PfaP

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to let you know that we have wonderful travel luggage and accessories for purchase on our eBay page! Everything came together for our launch this 2012 holiday season. The first step was to be vetted and approved under the Mission Fish Program on eBay. Mission Fish is a program... Continue reading