From Communities

BVI Benefits from PfaP Supplies

Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to Pack for a Purpose! Items collected at Mainsail’s Corporate office were brought down to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina by Mainsail Lodging & Development’s Vice President, Juli Corlew. Based in Tampa, Florida, Mainsail Lodging & Development has been in business for nearly 20 years. Scrub Island is... Continue reading

From Surfboards to Blackboards: PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact at Safari Surf School

The end of another school year quickly approaches families in the United States. With it, mounds of old lunch boxes, scribbled folders, used Ziploc’s, pens and tethered backpacks collect on the shelves and in the corners of houses all across America. Do we worry about reclaiming and re-using any of these items? Hardly ever. Why hold onto pencils... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Hit the Road in Ecuador

We wish to extend our profound thanks to all of our customers who have spared a little extra room in the luggage to bring school supplies to donate to the schools on our tour routes. Today we made large deliveries of puzzles, soccer balls, and school supplies to the schools in the hamlet of El... Continue reading

Sweet Success at the Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa

On February 8th, a Big Impact was made at Rowland Edwards’ primary school by two generous PfaP travelers. This school is the project supported by the Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa. We admire their commitment to community and are pleased they have chosen to be Pack for a Purpose participants so we can showcase... Continue reading

What Color is Joy?

As one of the newest PfaP interns, I was very excited when I was invited (based on my passion for writing) to create a fictional story about Pack for a Purpose. Spending the early years of my childhood in the Virgin Islands, I couldn’t wait to put my writing talents to good use to come... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose Supplies for Song Saa Stimulate Student Success

Here at Song Saa, we are so proud and grateful to be members of Pack for a Purpose. In the last three years our incredibly generous resort guests have packed a vast amount of donations, including educational supplies, sports equipment, clothing, toothbrushes, and toys, all of which have gone to help local communities in the... Continue reading

Riding for a Purpose in Ecuador: Ecuador Freedom Bike Rentals has it ‘Saddlebagged’

  For many, motorcycling is the ideal way to explore a new country. No other means of transportation can get you so deeply immersed into the landscapes, the wildlife, and the local culture. Adventure riding on a motorcycle profoundly connects you with your surroundings—the aromas, local color, vistas, road surfaces and weather can’t be ignored.... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers + Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre = ‘Triple Threat!’

One cannot work in a vacuum when it comes to wildlife conservation, the environment and the community; with Pack for a Purpose, we are able to incorporate all of these together. Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, offers visitors the opportunity for a close encounter with indigenous cats and other creatures of... Continue reading

Gracious Guests Deliver Kilos at Kwa Maritane

In today’s world where everything is computerized, we want everything faster and see it as better. I mean, you can order your groceries while driving to work and have them delivered before you get home. Life has become so convenient. We live in our own little fast track world with our own social life online... Continue reading