Updates

In Rememberance

Cindy Wittmer, my cherished friend and Pack for a Purpose Board member, lost her 16 year battle with breast cancer on July 20th.  Cindy was courageous beyond words and inspired me daily. Cindy was a valued Board member who also provided pro bono legal counsel for PfaP.  She and her husband John Sarratt Packed for... Continue reading

Gratitude Crosses Borders Through PfaP Travelers

A BIG THANK YOU to Jacqui Romer and her family and friends. In June 2019 we were contacted by awesome people that asked us how they could donate supplies for one of the pre-schools that we have been building with our Bush Ways Foundation here in Botswana. After a few emails we found out that... Continue reading

Family Visiting South Africa Chooses to Make a Big Impact

Our client Debbie from the United States was travelling to see South Africa for the first time in her life. Her mom, Martha, who also live in the US, had previously visited South Africa before and wanted her daughter to experience the country and people like she had previously. It sounds like she had had... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

PfaP is delighted to welcome Justin Capoccia as one of our 2 new outstanding interns this summer. Justin is a public relations and arts marketing student at NC State University and standing senior. After immersing in sports journalism for Pack Pride and Technician, along with working with WKNC HD-1, he felt the need to be... Continue reading

Generosity in the Galapagos Provided by Surprise PfaP Traveler

One of the magical things about Pack for a Purpose is that there’s no way of knowing how many people are just doing it because there’s no sign up or registration. Sometimes it’s not until drop-off that we hear that someone is taking part. Recently a young woman Sooki Hong, who was visiting the Galapagos... Continue reading

Princess Hotels and PfaP Travelers Provide Joy to Elders in the Dominican Republic

On May 10th, the Princess Hotels of the Dominican Republic, supported by Pack For a Purpose and within its social responsibility plan Princess and You 360, visited the Higuey  “Divina Providencia” nursing home. All donations collected thanks to the generosity of our customers, employees and the company itself were delivered to the benefit of the... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers from Doha Determined to Deliver Supplies

From Doha to Kenya – nothing deters a family willing to go the extra mile to make a difference during a safari. Charlotte Szul and her family who live in Doha, Qatar, planned a Kenyan trip with Cheli & Peacock Safaris to the amazing Maasai Mara and they chose Elewana’s Elephant Pepper Camp for their... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

PfaP is delighted to welcome Rocio Antelis as one of our 2 new outstanding interns this summer. Rocio is a senior at NC State University double majoring in Business Administration and International Studies. She found Pack for a Purpose through ePACK, a career development website provided by NC State. She was drawn to the international... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

At Pack for a Purpose our favorite math is addition and multiplication. We are always thrilled when the number of supplies multiplies every year and we add more and more Pack for a Purpose travelers who choose to make a Big Impact. 2018 was a very positive year for the community projects that benefit from... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Provide in Panama

Here at Canopy Camp, Darien of Panama, we have had the pleasure of working with the indigenous Embera people of Nuevo Vigia since 2014 when we opened up the lodge for tourism. Approximately 500 people live in the village and dedicate their lives to farming, fishing, and artisan work. There are almost zero prospects for... Continue reading