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September Supply Bonanza for Baraa

Baraa Primary School was delighted to receive, in the month of September, 115 kilos of donated supplies from Pack for a Purpose travellers who stayed at Onsea House, Machweo and other hotels in the Arusha area. In addition, we received another 20 kilos by mid November. The donations ranged from jump ropes to footballs, books... Continue reading

Jennifer Stanigar’s Story

Two faculty and two graduate students from North Carolina State University were planning an international field research experience for the summer 2012. At a global research expo poster session where we presented our ideas to engage with workforce development partners in Jamaica, I learned about Pack For a Purpose from Rebecca. It seemed like a... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Provide Supplies in Zambia

This year Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) has been very grateful to receive at least 25 kilos worth of school supplies and first aid kit supplies from guests at Chiawa Camp, Old Mondoro Bush Camp and Sausage Tree Camp. These supplies have been used in our environmental education program and by anti-poaching teams protecting the wildlife... Continue reading

Over the Moon at Half Moon

Over the Moon at Half Moon A Pack for A Purpose Story (Half Moon, a RockResort) Mr. and Mrs. Rosen, decided that they wanted their children to know and appreciate the act of giving as there are so many children in need. They decided to partner with Half Moon, A RockResort, mainly because they have... Continue reading

Perfect Travel Gifts Support PfaP

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to let you know that we have wonderful travel luggage and accessories for purchase on our eBay page! Everything came together for our launch this 2012 holiday season. The first step was to be vetted and approved under the Mission Fish Program on eBay. Mission Fish is a program... Continue reading

Elizabeth’s Story

When my husband and I made a reservation to stay at Nisbet Plantation on the island of Nevis in the West Indies, we were invited to bring school supplies. This seemed like a great idea because, as a former teacher, I know that a fresh box of crayons and new (rather than tattered) books help... Continue reading

PfaP Connects in the Big Apple

On a warm autumn day last week, I had the wonderful pleasure of attending a luncheon in New York City for the 2012 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards. The accolade Pack for a Purpose received as the Editor’s Pick for Digital Initiative was an incredible honor. To have received this recognition in less than... Continue reading

Cheryl and James Wallace’s Story

My Husband and I made our first trip to Placencia Belize and stayed at The Inn at Robert’s Grove and Singing Sands. I noticed when booking our trip that both were involved with Packing for a Purpose. As an ER RN I immediately knew it was something I wanted to do. I also have a... Continue reading

PfaP Triumphs in Tanzania

To celebrate our 50th milestones, my husband John and I booked a trip to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro and go on safari. Although, this was our trip of a lifetime, we also wanted to do something for the people of Africa but were unsure of how to go about it. Coincidentally, my Costco Connections newsletter... Continue reading

PfaP Delivers in Dominica

  At the end of each month, children at the Grand Fond Primary School in Dominica get very excited. Not because it’s the end of another day at school, but because it marks their shopping day. This is the day when they take their small paper coins they’ve earned for good behavior throughout the week,... Continue reading