Updates

Pack for a Purpose Travelers Provide Oceans of Supplies for Barbados

The three Ocean Hotels in Barbados (Sea Breeze Beach House, Ocean Two Resort and Residences, and South Beach Hotel) are committed to being a responsible corporate and community citizens. As a group, we support a number of different charities, environmental initiatives, and educational programs to further develop the community we seek to grow in. Pack... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers – The Plus and Minus of it All

At Pack for a Purpose (PfaP), we are committed to total transparency. We want all PfaP travelers to be able to trust the information on our website and to trust that the supplies they take are being delivered to the projects they were taken for. Because of this, while our favorite activity is addition, we... Continue reading

Learning the “Two Gs” Starts Young

There are all types of “G” networks to help people connect with one another – 4G networks to help people communicate by phone, and before that there was 3G. Most important, however, are the 2Gs: graciousness and gratitude. When you have graciousness and gratitude in your relationships with others, you can help form a lifelong... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Sail to St. Lucia with Needed Supplies in Tow

The Moorings in St. Lucia, which supports the Caribaid Foundation, was added to the PfaP website in late April 2016. The Caribaid Foundation is a non-profit focused on fostering happiness and prosperity in young, single mothers by providing a place for their children to stay during the day. Sometimes when an accommodation or tour company... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Support Science at Shiva Shakti School in Nepal

Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge in Nepal joined Pack for a Purpose in 2010. With the recent increases in tourism to Nepal, we are seeing a great boost to the supplies for our local schools – currently our focus is on Shiva Shakti Primary School. Our tourist season runs from September to June and, since September... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

In January 2018, we requested, as we do each trimester, that all our participants send us the weight of the supplies they received from September 1 through December 31, 2017. After the devastation from Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, these numbers, as we suspected, were down almost 36% from the same trimester in 2016, as... Continue reading

PfaP Portrait

Pack for a Purpose is excited to welcome our newest intern, Tabatha Centano! I am a senior at North Carolina State University finishing a degree in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. I enjoy reading, writing, and traveling. While I have learned a lot in my studies in Communication, my first passion has always... Continue reading

A Helping Hand for Hananani Primary School

At Pack for a Purpose, we always love to hear how the supplies travelers donate are making a difference for communities around the world. Read below how Pack for a Purpose travelers to Arathusa Safari Lodge in South Africa are making a Big Impact at the Hananani Primary School.  Many of you may have heard of Pack for... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

We’re ending 2017 on a positive note. The benefits to communities across the globe keep multiplying as more and more travelers choose to Pack for a Purpose. From 2010 through August 31, 2017, Pack for a Purpose travelers have taken over 93,799 kilos (206,358 pounds) of requested supplies meeting essential needs in over 60 countries.... Continue reading