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PfaP: A two-way street

Packing for a purpose is not just for when you go overseas. Our local guests from Cape Town visited African Game Lodge and brought with them a lovely selection of items for two of our projects, Tenikwa Wildlife Hospital and Come To Learn Creche. In March 2013, we also contributed by taking items across to... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Alicia Richards Alicia Richards reached out to Pack for a Purpose through the senior internship program at The Ravenscroft School with the hopes of learning more about what it takes to run an international nonprofit organization. She looks forward to helping with the organization in the future as she heads off to the University of... Continue reading

PfaP Portraits

Megan Bahamonde Pack for a Purpose was absolutely thrilled when Megan contacted us in September in 2012 to offer her talents and skills to Pack for a Purpose. Her work ethic is fabulous and the skills and dedication she brought to PfaP have been very useful. Like all our interns, she is always teaching Rebecca... Continue reading

Amazing Partner-Amazing Auction

Once again, our partner and major contributor, Luxury Link, held a vacation auction on behalf of PfaP. This time, 100 percent of the proceeds, which added up to over $2,200 dollars, went to Pack for a Purpose. The Landings at St. Lucia, one of the lodgings on the PfaP website, generously donated a fabulous five-night... Continue reading

Great Gift for the Eyelanders of Fiji

In the winter of 2012, I had a wonderful call from Patricia Kesten, President and Chief Design Officer of ICU Eyewear (based in California). She wanted to know if Pack for a Purpose would have a use for brand new, high-end readers’ glasses as they had an excess of samples they had been saving for... Continue reading

A Warm Welcome

Pack for a Purpose is proud to announce our partnership with FleishmanHillard, the world’s most complete global communications firm. FleishmanHillard delivers on The power of true, reflecting the firm’s high values and unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency. FleishmanHillard is working to raise awareness of the Pack for... Continue reading

Hats Off to Costco

In hockey, it is called a hat trick. In the PR world, it is called amazing! We tip our hats to Costco, who featured Pack for a Purpose as the Member Connection in all three magazines on two different continents. PfaP was featured in Canada for the July/August 2012 issue, in the U.S. for the... Continue reading

PfaPers Weigh In at Turtle Inn

In the first 60 days since Turtle Inn Resort joined Pack for a Purpose, their guests brought over 193 lbs/88 kilos of supplies for St.John Memorial and Seine Bight Primary School which serves 300 children. Francis Ford Coppola’s Turtle Inn Resort in Placencia, Belize joined Pack for a Purpose in March and has collected school... Continue reading

Surprise Supplies Spread Smiles

By: Alison Alexander Rainbow of Hope orphanage in the Cape Town area of South Africa provides a place of care, safety, love and nourishment for 12 babies and children who would otherwise have no real hope of survival. Their project manager, Alison Alexander, reported the following set of events to us: I received a text... Continue reading

PfaP Pride with Serengeti Pride

Here at Serengeti Pride – Safaris & Kilimanjaro Climbs, we have found it so rewarding to be partnered with Pack for a Purpose. Our current project is donating school supplies to the Uraki Primary School, a local public school right near our headquarters outside Arusha, Tanzania. My business partner, Lema Peter, attended this school as... Continue reading