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Bounty in Belize

Karen Goldsmith shared her family story with us: Before heading to Belize for a week-long adventure, we noticed that our second hotel partnered with Pack for a Purpose, and we just had to participate! My parents, husband, 11 year-old son, and I each packed two suitcases with a total of 55 lbs of supplies for... Continue reading

Time in Tanzania: Delivering Supplies & Assistance

PfaP was delighted when we were contacted by Jennifer Ruys, the wife of Dr. Vincent DiGregorio, to see how they could Pack for a Purpose during their visit to Zanzibar. Here is the record of their experience and the Big Impact they made along the way: Dr. Vincent DiGregorio, board member of Mission: Restore, visited... Continue reading

Warm Welcome

Pack for a Purpose is grateful to all our partners which help us promote Pack for a Purpose in different ways around the world. We are thrilled to announce and welcome our newest partner Luxury Link Travel Group. Founded in 1997, Luxury Link Travel Group hosts the largest selection of hand-picked luxury hotels, resorts, cruises... Continue reading

Thank You from Tanzania

Dr. Nick Campian forwarded these thanks to us: Health Improvement Project Zanzibar works in partnership with the government of Zanzibar to help improve the level of healthcare on the island. HIPZ has helped with the renovation and improvement of facilities, provided equipment and staff training and has volunteer doctors working on the island. On behalf... Continue reading

Julia’s South African Sojourn

Packing a carry-on bag for a whirlwind 3-week trip through South Africa including safari, business meetings, and family time takes time to perfect. I pack safari khakis and high heels all in one bag and leave my second carry-on ready to stuff with soccer balls and Frisbees to give out along the way. At African... Continue reading

Double the Pleasure as Traveler & Partner

Spring is in the air and many of us are planning a vacation over spring break or already planning summer vacation trips with the family and can’t wait to start packing. As I looked for partners in my niche as a Voluntourism specialist at Vacations That Matter, I came across Pack for a Purpose and... Continue reading

Anne & Alexis’s Story – Our First PfaP Bride & Groom!

The concept of the Red Monkey Lodge is to live very close to the locals. We stayed there about 10 days before we moved to Spice Island Resort, where our wedding took place. We also had a guided tour through the village where the lodge is, visited the school, the medicine man, and the local... Continue reading

Increasing the Joy: Big Impact from your Big Day

Sharing the wonder of your wedding can be easily accomplished when you Pack for a Purpose before your honeymoon! With over 230 lodgings on our website, almost all of which have honeymoon accommodations, you can easily find a destination where generosity benefitting the local community can be part of a romantic honeymoon. It starts with... Continue reading

Deb McGrath and Barbara Radecki’s Story

We, Deb McGrath and Barbara Radecki, are writing partners and we write a blog called The Middle Ages. In October 2011, we were awarded a Costa Rica Gift of Happiness in which we would travel to Costa Rica for a week with our husbands, Colin Mochrie and Philippe Ayoub, to explore various sites. On our... Continue reading

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