February 2015

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 aplenty which we handed to... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

PfaP numbers are not just digits. They confirm that generosity and graciousness are universal and contagious. They record the commitment of travelers to have impactful journeys by contributing useful items to local communities. We are thrilled to share our latest numbers, the metric by which we measure our success. PfaP metrics for 2014: In all... Continue reading

Impactful Trip Inspires Grandchildren

My husband and I visited Turks and Caicos about 15 years ago and fell in love with Grace Bay. We have been married for 44 years and over these years we have been very fortunate to be able to travel. Growing up, we did not have the opportunity to travel much, so on our first... Continue reading

Holiday Joy at Hamanasi

Pack for a Purpose is excited to share this holiday story from the Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort in Belize. Hamanasi has been partnered with Pack for a Purpose since 2010 and currently supports the Holy Family Hopkins School and the Hopkins Belize Humane Society. Read the story below, originally published by Hamanasi, to learn... Continue reading

Amazing Arrival at Kariega Game Reserve

Photo by photographer and Kariega ranger Jacques Matthysen Pack for a Purpose is thrilled to learn about Kariega Game Reserve’s newest arrival, a baby rhino born on the reserve. Kariega Game Reserve has been partnered with Pack for a Purpose for more than two years now. When travelers visit Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa,... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome Michael Rim, one of our newest interns! Michael is a junior at NC State University who started off at Pack for a Purpose as a volunteer and discovered Pack for a Purpose through the Career Development Center’s website, ePACK, at NCSU. After volunteering 30 hours, Michael realized... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome one of our new interns for the Spring Semester, Sydni Collins! Sydni is a senior at NC State University and will be graduating in May. She found Pack for a Purpose through her internship program at NCSU.  Sydni studies Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and... Continue reading