July 2015

PfaP Portraits

We would like to express our gratitude to our summer volunteer, Natalie Hianik. Natalie learned about Pack for a Purpose when her sister traveled to Zambia with their high school, Ravenscroft and took supplies for two projects on the PfaP website. As part of her school’s senior year internship requirement, Natalie choose to volunteer at... Continue reading

With Pack for a Purpose, ‘Somethings Become Everythings’

“Pack for a Purpose.” The name is more than a title. It is a suggestion, a request, an invitation to invest something small that unfolds from a crowded dark into a greater good. “Small Space. Little Effort. Big Impact.” I have always believed that the little things are the things that matter the most. And... Continue reading

Stacy’s Story

We have Packed for a Purpose twice now while visiting Africa. We were staying at Inyati Game Lodge and they support three different organizations: Justicia Nursery School, The Tshemba Hosi Care Centre and their Anti-poaching project. We decided to take one bag full of supplies to help with all three organizations and shared one bag... Continue reading

Sajan Shroff’s Story

This summer my family and I took a trip to Fiji. To find an orphanage to support in Fiji, I went to Pack for a Purpose, and I found Treasure House Children’s Home, an orphanage located in Nadi. This project is supported by Rosie Holidays. Treasure House currently serves 37 children ages 2-18 and are... Continue reading

One Year with Pack for a Purpose

A year has passed since Blue Water Divers joined the Pack for a Purpose project and visitors to Grand Turk have been delighted to participate! We received our first donations from Kevin and Drew Ayres on May 13, 2014, and Shaleza Rouse and her family on May 29, 2014. Since then, 24 more guests and... Continue reading

Jen’s Story

When heading to Zambia for a visit, my company ResRequest helped me shop for supplies so that I didn’t go empty handed. I Packed for Purpose since I was visiting Remote Africa Safaris camps and took supplies to Mkasanga School, one of the projects they support. The supplies included balls, skipping ropes, stickers and calculators. It was our pleasure... Continue reading

Sarah’s Story

Big Caribbean Cruise III was about to launch from St. Maarten  — a cruise on a StarClipper ship in the British Virgin Islands with our favorite band — BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS.  More than 160 fans and band members looked forward to sailing through the beautiful BVIs, private concerts and jam sessions by... Continue reading