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PfaP Needs Your Skills!

Pack for a Purpose is still an all-volunteer non-profit, and we need the talents of our wonderful supporters to help us out our best foot forward. Some Former and Current Volunteers   PfaP is looking for someone to design a set of infographics for us the help us highlight our amazing accomplishments. We will of... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

Even though the world was still dealing with a pandemic in January of 2021, there were still people compelled to travel who made a Big Impact in this most critical time. Pack for a Purpose was truly encouraged that with everything that was going on, PfaP travelers still made a point of supporting community projects... Continue reading

Educating Girls Ensures the Future

When a young girl first starts menstruating, it can be an exciting time, but also a huge problem regarding her education. Without the proper hygiene products, girls around the world can miss up to a week of school every month, setting them further and further back from male students. Fortunately, for the young women in... Continue reading

Joy, Generosity, and Gratitude

On every trip where my husband Scott and I Pack for a Purpose, we also like to take a small gift from the two of us for the staff in the camps. This, in addition to the normal tips, is a way to express our special gratitude for the wonderful service and care they provide.... Continue reading

Our Partner, OC Not Just Tourists, Amazing Contribution to Ukraine

    Pack for a Purpose is honored to work with and promote the fantastic mission of OC Not Just Tourists (NJT), which is run by retirees Tara and Carl. Many PfaP travelers, because of this partnership, have been able to provide suitcases filled with requested medical supplies to local clinics listed on the PfaP... Continue reading

The Clock is Ticking and We’re TikToking

Pack for a Purpose is pleased to announce that the time has come for us to be on TikTok! We have already posted several videos on our new TikTok page, found at https://www.tiktok.com/@packforapurpose. If you already have a TikTok account, we encourage you to follow our page, like, and watch our videos featuring homemade cookies... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

We are delighted to welcome Jack Scheef as our newest intern at Pack for a Purpose. We had the pleasure of working with Jack over the summer and know he will be an outstanding intern.    I am a junior in the International Baccalaureate program at Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. I have... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

The metrics are in and the news is encouraging. PfaP travelers brought 6,890 kilos, (15,189 pounds) of needed supplies to support local projects from Jan 1, 2021 through the end of August 2021. This was a 352% increase over the total supplies received in all of 2020.   While the pandemic is not over and... Continue reading

Scorpion Bay Hotel Promotes a Community of Giving that PfaP Travelers Embrace

Scorpion Bay a hotel located in a small town called San Juanico, Mexico that has about 900 inhabitants., Its main economic activity is fishing. It is also known worldwide for having one of the best surfing spots in the world as it has the second longest wave in the world. As we like to help... Continue reading

Sometimes PfaP is for The Birds

Many of our participants have loyal guests who return again and again and always Pack for a Purpose. The pandemic has severely limited travel and therefore, the amount of supplies being received being received by the community projects on our website. So it is with exceptional joy that we want to share the experience of... Continue reading