Updates

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

PfaP by the Numbers

COVID-19 has had an extremely negative impact on global travel. On the plus side, borders are starting to open up again. As travel returns, PfaP travelers are more committed than ever to bringing needed supplies to the destinations they visit. The number of PfaP travelers has increased. They are going to countries such as Tanzania,... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

PfaP is delighted to welcome Amelia Cook as our summer intern. As my senior year at NC State University was nearing its close, I began to self-assess, and think about what kind of jobs would make me feel happy and fulfilled following an incredible four years of school.   As a member of the Public... Continue reading

Angie’s Journey to the Board

The global community has always been welcoming and endearing towards me. My Dad, as a lover of the sea, introduced me to the joy of traveling to remote destinations apart from tourist attractions and crowds, where we could dine with locals and even meet their families. I studied abroad in San Sabastian, Spain, and anticipated... Continue reading

Kristen’s Journey to the Board

The feature story below was written by Gregory Ingraham as part of an assignment for The Selling Power of Storytelling class, Spring 2021, at St. John Fisher College. Doctor Monica A. Hodis, Associate Professor of Marketing, selected Pack for a Purpose as a client for her class. Gregory Ingraham chose Marcus Cotton as the person... Continue reading

My Journey to Pack for a Purpose Board Service

Kenya 2020 I first came across Pack for a Purpose in 2019, when I was traveling to Mozambique.  I stayed in a hotel that had partnered with Pack for a Purpose, and I instantly wished I had come across it sooner. Mozambique, 2019 I am an ethically conscious traveller and a lawyer with more than... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

PfaP is delighted to welcome Stacey Minter as of our intern for the spring semester. We are especially grateful in this difficult time of the pandemic that Stacey is able to work remotely and be very effective. Stacey took a COVID-19 test, and as it was negative, we had the pleasure of meeting her masked-face... Continue reading

Introducing Our New Pack for a Purpose Filters

We are excited to now offer our PfaP travelers Instagram and Facebook filters! Next time you choose to Pack for a Purpose, make sure to download the filters here. Spread your gratitude on social media and make a Big Impact. We look forward to seeing all our frameous travelers around the web.Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers: The Year of COVID

2020 has been a devastating year for people around the world and most certainly for the travel industry. However, even in 2020, there have been positive developments. On the plus side, we have added 20 new Participants this year. PfaP travelers brought 1,426 kilos (3,137 lbs) of supplies to support community projects at the destinations... Continue reading