November 2014

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... Continue reading

PfaP as a Random Act of Kindness

A day spent doing random acts of kindness, April 1st two years ago, was a turning point for me in my grief. I lost my husband Doug in a helicopter training accident on September 20th, 2009. My son had just turned one and I had just celebrated my 35th birthday the day before. April 1st... 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. Thanks... Continue reading

Frank’s Story

On our family vacation to Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa we decided to Pack for a Purpose. Participating was very convenient and we were happy to bring supplies, particularly some deflated soccer balls for the children to use at the local primary school. We will Pack for a Purpose again on all of... Continue reading

PfaP Partner Participates

Su Holshausen at Lazy Lizard Travel has always packed with a purpose! Traveling back to her native Africa, Su has always delighted in carrying a soccer ball or school supplies to the communities supported by the various safari lodges. Then, Su discovered Pack for a Purpose and was delighted to know that an organization existed to coordinate such... Continue reading

Carmen and John’s Story

My husband and I just returned from vacation in Curacao and wanted to thank PfaP and the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort for allowing us this opportunity. We brought supplies for Fundashon Amigunan di Cristo, and since have done nothing but sing your praises to our friends and family – especially those with upcoming... Continue reading

Lisa’s Story

It has been my pleasure as a travel consultant to do more than just see the world, but to help those that live in it as well. The past two Septembers, (2013 and 2014) I have had the privilege of being a traveler who Packed for a Purpose through participation in Sandals Foundation. Sandals Foundation... Continue reading

Gifts Galore for the Children at Grand Fond School on Dominica

3 Rivers & Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge, is very proud to announce that as part of our partnership program with Pack for a Purpose Mrs. Angela Bailey and 50, yes 50, of her friends self-named the “Splendidors” all disembarked The Carnival Splendor cruise ship today, bearing bags and bundles of useful items and gifts for... Continue reading

One Family, One Goal- PfaP in Africa

This past summer, we traveled with our family to southern Africa. We’d been begging to go on this trip for what seemed like ages, and finally, it was just around the corner. We had safaris, a cage dive, excursions, and all other activities under the sun planned for this trip of a lifetime. However, we... Continue reading