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PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome Olivia Rudiak as our newest intern! I am a senior at North Carolina State University, finishing a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Language, Writing, and Rhetoric. A fluent French-speaker, I have always held a special place in my heart for language, travel, and culture. As... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome Lindsey Walston as our newest intern! I am a junior studying English at NC State University. I recently transferred to State after finishing two years at my local community college. Since I am already on a solid path to graduate next year, I wanted to find an internship... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Pack for a Purpose is delighted that Valina Hassaram has chosen to become our newest volunteer! I am a senior at North Carolina State University, where I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. I was looking for an internship in my field at a PR agency, and found... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Share Their Success Stories

No matter where you’re coming from or going to, you can Pack for a Purpose. This is confirmed every month by the PfaP travelers who share their stories about how they added more meaning to their trips. In the month of November, three women from three different countries shared their PfaP success stories. Terri Stanfield,... Continue reading

Educate a Girl, Sustain a Community!

With your generous donations, we have raised enough money to help 515 girls stay in school across southern Africa every day of the month! Donations for this initiative are now closed. We will be delivering the Be Girl panties to the Children in the Wilderness project in May. Check back on our blog in June to read about... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

PfaP travelers continue to make a Big Impact across the globe. Their contributions are immeasurable, and they really count for communities in need. From January 2016 through the end of August, PfaP travelers have taken more than 12,444 kilos (27,376 pounds) of supplies to community projects around the world. Since the first supplies were delivered in 2010,... Continue reading

Shop for a Purpose this Holiday Season With Giving Assistant

Pack for a Purpose makes it easy for travelers to take needed supplies to the destinations they visit. Now, Giving Assistant makes it easy for shoppers to help Pack for a Purpose continue to make a Big Impact around the world. When you sign up for Giving Assistant, you’ll earn a percentage of cash back... Continue reading

Praise for a PfaP Traveler

Becky Shedd is a PfaP traveler whose generous spirit and actions have made a Big Impact on two continents. Not only has Becky Packed for a Purpose in Turkey, but she also continued to spread the word about PfaP during her travels. Last year Becky visited Churchill, Canada, to see the polar bears and experience the wonders... Continue reading

Warm Hearts = Warm Mittens & Clothes

The children from Come To Learn Creche excitedly display their warm mittens, gloves and goodies received to ward off the cold. These desperately needed gifts were received from one of our guests staying at African Game Lodge who “Packed for a Purpose”. This little creche operating out a container, keeps the children safe whilst their... Continue reading

Canadians Pack for a Purpose in Curacao

We are delighted to share this story posted by our participant, Avila Beach Hotel on Curacao. Our belief that travelers can add meaning to their trips and make a Big Impact is constantly affirmed by stories like this. Meet our hotel guest Laura Batey from Flamborough Travel Plus (Canada). She and 19 escorting women visited... Continue reading