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The Many Faces of PfaP Travelers

As an intern, I have been blown away by the many different faces I have seen Pack for a Purpose. From dimples to wrinkles, from children to seniors, people from across the globe have chosen to help someone in need and make their travels more meaningful. Whether it is an elementary school student, a bride... Continue reading

Sixthman Cruises into Jamaica with Boat Loads of Pack for a Purpose Supplies

Pack for a Purpose was delighted in 2015 when Sixthman, industry leader in festivals at sea, asked guests of the 311 Cruise to truly Pack for a Purpose as they prepared to visit Jamaica. Partnering with this generous company gave us the opportunity to reach thousands of additional travelers. The supplies donated by the cruisers... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Pour Out Love for Kwa Maritane’s Projects

Just when we at Kwa Maritane thought that we had reached the end of an amazing year with donations that show traveller’s out pour of love and support, 2015 was not finished giving. This was thanks to an unbelievable corporate sponsor – T Good Africa. Let me start from the beginning. Due to a huge... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers “Dive” into Literacy

Thanks to the generosity of our guests at the Solomon Island Dive Expeditions, we were able to donated 20kg of books to the Literacy League. This supported two local schools along with the public library in Honiara. Lots of happy school children! Thanks to Pack for a Purpose for helping us create this program!Continue reading

A Bucket List Filled With Generosity

Retired Diana and Cliff Cunningham are visiting South Africa as part of their bucket list. After 9 months of planning, we were surprised when they contacted us to tell us they handmade 155 pencil cases for the Dingani Primary students in Zimbabwe. As part of our responsible tourism initiative Grow Africa, all our guests can... Continue reading

BVI Benefits from PfaP Supplies

Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to Pack for a Purpose! Items collected at Mainsail’s Corporate office were brought down to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina by Mainsail Lodging & Development’s Vice President, Juli Corlew. Based in Tampa, Florida, Mainsail Lodging & Development has been in business for nearly 20 years. Scrub Island is... Continue reading

Generosity Overflows in the Serengeti at Lamai

Nomad Lamai Serengeti is proud to be part of the Pack for a Purpose initiative. It warms our hearts when guests arrive for their safari bringing invaluable donations for one of our local schools and clinics. In February, Camp Managers Clyde and Helen took the scenic 3 hour drive with Transfer Guide Filbert to visit... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

How do you measure your impact? At Pack for a Purpose, we know that each kilo of supplies a traveler takes makes a Big Impact for every child, animal, family, and community that receives them. We measure our impact by the weight of supplies travelers take to local community projects during their trips. The numbers... Continue reading

PfaP Portrait

PfaP is delighted to welcome Marcus Blyden as one of our 3 new outstanding interns this semester. I am proud to say that I am one of the newest Pack for a Purpose interns. With graduation looming over my head like a medieval guillotine, I was frantically sending out resumes for an internship for much-needed... Continue reading

PfaP Portrait

PfaP is delighted to welcome Julia Carmody as one of our 3 new outstanding interns this semester. I’m a junior at North Carolina State University studying English with a minor in Business Administration. If there is one thing you need to know about me, it is that I am passionate about music, writing, and helping others.... Continue reading