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Pack for a Purpose & Naia Resort Making an Impact on Communities in Southern Belize

At Naia Resort and Spa in Placencia, Belize, one of our primary goals is to help our guests create wholesome new experiences that reinvigorate and strengthen their passion and zest for life. This goal is emphasized and expressed through every aspect of our warm, welcoming, and free-spirited nature. It is woven into the fabric of... Continue reading

From Raleigh to Zambia, Gratitude Takes Flight

  Wilderness Safaris states “we believe in creating life-changing journeys” and they certainly changed ours! From the beginning Wilderness Safaris has believed in our mission .The belief of such a high profile and well respected company added much  recognition for Pack for a Purpose when we were an unknow entity. We are forever grateful. My... Continue reading

Joy, Generosity, and Gratitude

On every trip where my husband Scott and I Pack for a Purpose, we also like to take a small gift from the two of us for the staff in the camps. This, in addition to the normal tips, is a way to express our special gratitude for the wonderful service and care they provide.... Continue reading

Gracious Guests Making a Difference in Guanaja, Honduras

This past year has been a challenging one worldwide. It was particularly difficult for the people living on the small island of Bonacca, Guanaja, where an October 2021 fire destroyed over 200 homes and businesses and damaged 120 more. More than 400 people, including many of the Cabanas on Clark’s Cay and Villa on Dunbar... Continue reading

Pizza Packing and PfaP

Tasks shared with friends are always more fun. So when preparing to pack supplies to take to the projects supported by the accommodations we would visit on our trip to Zambia, we were delighted to have the assistance of friends. We will be staying at 3 different camps in the Luangwa Valley, Kafunta River Lodge,... Continue reading

Tourists’ Generosity Post-Covid breaks all records in Cristo Rey, Belize!

    Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller Together our guests’ donations make a substantial impact on some of the needs in our village and surrounding area. Lucky Dreamer Lodge is a modest 2-bungalow, family-run property located in the foothills of the Mountain Pine Ridge in... Continue reading

Our Partner, OC Not Just Tourists, Amazing Contribution to Ukraine

    Pack for a Purpose is honored to work with and promote the fantastic mission of OC Not Just Tourists (NJT), which is run by retirees Tara and Carl. Many PfaP travelers, because of this partnership, have been able to provide suitcases filled with requested medical supplies to local clinics listed on the PfaP... Continue reading

Jane’s Story

Hello big time fan, often traveler with supplies.  I work for Delta Airlines, and since we get those fantastic travel benefits, I recently did a bulletin board featuring Pack For A Purpose. Since we all travel I am trying to get my fellow employees to go on PFAP.org and start the process.  I’ve also started... Continue reading

Making a Difference in Maun with Mummy’s Angels 

Through Pack for a Purpose, intrepid guests that visit the Okavango Delta, Central Kalahari and remote Kwando Private Reserve can make a measurable impact in the Botswana communities that live closest to the wilderness. Kwando Safaris is the lead sponsor of the grassroots initiative Mummy’s Angels, and the organisation has gone from strength to strength... Continue reading

Brenda’s Story

This was my first time Packing for a Purpose.  We were traveling to Sandals South Coast and the Reading Trip was not available during our trip, so I decided the next best thing was to pack supplies.  I am a mother, grandmother, and former teacher. Purchasing the supplies was easy. It took an additional suitcase... Continue reading