September 2014

Anne and Alexis’s Story

Once travelers have Packed for a Purpose, they most often Pack for a Purpose at every opportunity! We were delighted to learn that our very first Pack for a Purpose bride and groom went back to Zanzibar and once again brought needed medical supplies. I have included a link here to their original blog with... Continue reading

The Eales’ Family Story

In August we visited Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa. We had heard of Pack for Purpose and after getting in touch, we were put in contact with the team at Kariega. They support a local farm school with volunteers and providing supplies. We decided that participating in Pack for a Purpose was something that we... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Enrich Twabuka School

We are first time PfaP participants!  We discovered PfaP on the website of our safari provider, Toka Leya Camp, a Wilderness Safaris property on the Zambezi River near Livingstone, Zambia. Packing for a Purpose seemed like such a great idea that we decided immediately to pack needed supplies for the listed school. The camp provided... Continue reading

The Stahr Family’s Story

Our family traveled to South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe last month. As part of our trip we wanted our children ages sixteen, fourteen, twelve, ten, and eight to participate in a service project. Our sixteen-year-old headed up a school supply collection drive as part of his Eagle Scout Project. Our other Scout children helped with... Continue reading

Kilos of Kindness Continue at Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort

Being a participant on the Pack for a Purpose website has been a big success so far for the three projects we support at Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort. Our guests drop off requested supplies for the three good causes we support and even Meeting Planners and Wholesalers ask what they can do to contribute.... Continue reading

Cheryl Roder- Quill’s Story

Last month, my son, husband and I (plus my parents) spent two weeks in South Africa. In the past, I have made a point of packing an extra bag of school supplies, books, art supplies, puzzles, etc… (previously on trips to South Africa and Zambia). Prior to leaving on holiday, I went online in search... Continue reading

Carol Livingston’s Story

I was traveling with a photography tour when we went to Siem Reap.  The owner at our hotel Phka Villas – was very kind and told us about the organizations he supports through Pack for Purpose.  We all brought school supplies for the children there.  I was so excited to receive a thank you email... Continue reading

Extra Benefit at No Extra Cost

PfaP is thrilled to be a registered charity with AmazonSmile. Every time you shop with AmazonSmile, whether for everyday needs, school supplies, gifts, or the upcoming holidays, you can help Pack for a Purpose. It’s Easy. Go to AmazonSmile, sign in with your Amazon ID, and choose Pack for a Purpose Inc. as your charity... Continue reading

Great Read Benefits Great Causes

Pack for a Purpose is pleased to announce its partnership with Mark Thacker, author of Beyond the Mountaintop: Observations on Selling, Living and Achieving. PfaP is extremely grateful to Mark for donating half of the sales proceeds to PfaP from his compelling book, available on Amazon. Purchase this book for yourself, friends, and co-workers. It... Continue reading

Sarah Choi’s Story

We are three friends in our mid-20s who love exploring this magnificent world. We feel very fortunate and blessed to have that kind of luxury, so for our trip to Kenya, we wanted to see if there was more we could do with our travels. We knew we wanted to donate school supplies, but we... Continue reading