Updates

Hello World! : Our Very First Post for a Purpose

Pack for a Purpose, or PfaP as we tend to refer to ourselves, is thrilled to announce the start of its blog! We intend to use Blog for a Purpose as a way to inform you of all of the relevant, hot off the press PfaP items. In addition there will be as in-depth information... Continue reading

“O-mazing!”

Pack for a Purpose is thrilled beyond words to be included in the December issue of “O: The Oprah Magazine”.   When you check out page 56 you will find a wonderful story on Pack for a Purpose, giving our web address and information about our initiative.  If even a small percentage of Oprah’s legions of... Continue reading

Kilos of Kindness Continues

It is with great joy that we affirm the continued generosity of travelers from around the world. From January to October 2011, Pack for a Purpose travelers delivered more than 1,187 kg of supplies. In fewer than two years of being on the internet, Pack for a Purpose travelers have delivered more than one ton of supplies.Continue reading

Baraa School Benefits

Pack for a Purpose travelers Farah Jamani and her husband James Pencharz, were among the guests at the Onsea House in Tanzania who generously brought supplies for the Baraa Primary School in Arusha.  Baraa Primary School is the local project Onsea House supports.  So far in 2011, guests have brought more than 50 kg of... Continue reading

PfaP receives Google Grant

PfaP was delighted to receive a Google AdWords grant through the assistance of James Boyce, owner of Common Sense NMS. This will provide another resource to spread the word about Pack for a Purpose during 2012. Victoria Brooks and Nathan Cavicchi have generously volunteered to manage the campaign for us. We are extremely grateful for... Continue reading

PfaP Founder Visits Zambia

 This article is about community, generosity, and partnership. With the help of the local community in Raleigh North Carolina, specifically Peace College, Exploris Middle School, and many of our friends we were able to collect and purchase 205 kilograms of supplies to take to Zambia. PfaP’s partnership with Sharon Luggage and Gifts made it possible... Continue reading

Muchas Gracias from Mexico

Belissa of Hacienda Chichen emailed us the following news: I am pleased to inform you that indeed Pack for a Purpose has brought a wonderful social service that our guests contribute to our NGO ventures! This June we got over 70 pounds of goods from various guests, but mainly a dear couple who brought 40... Continue reading

Turkish Delight

Yasemin Uygurmen, Manager of Public Relations at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, related the following: Our generous guests have provided us with 54 kilograms of supplies which were delivered to Mus, Pekcan Primary School. We want to add our Thank You! to the generous guests who stayed at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul and packed for a purpose. The school supplies they... Continue reading

PfaP Wings Its Way to South Africa Again

Through the generous donation of PfaP travelers, the Wilderness Angels of Wilderness Safaris once again have been able to assist two community-based projects in Johannesburg. The Patterson Party, a group of eight incredibly generous guests, brought six duffel bags, weighing 23 kilograms each, full of warm clothing and school supplies. Michelle Pudu of the Wilderness... Continue reading

Kilos of Kindness

Pack for a Purpose travelers have taken more than 625 kilograms of supplies to community-based projects on five continents since January. We are appreciative of your desire to assist the local communities you visit. Your efforts have made a big impact for children around the world. We hope you will let all your friends and... Continue reading