Barbados

Pack for a Purpose Once, Be Inspired to Pack for a Purpose Again

On May 23, Bougainvillea Barbados hosted a group of travel agents, including Brita Grieves with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., the CEO of Centre Holidays Carlton Montaut, and 12 agents from Centre Holidays including myself. Our group traveled to Barbados to learn more about the destination. Our group of agents had taken school supplies to Punta... Continue reading

Stephanie Fellows’s Story

Our recent trip to Barbados was highlighted by our visit to St. Lawrence Primary School. We were delighted to visit the school and have the privilege of delivering a variety of school supplies and first aid items. There is perhaps nothing more rewarding than seeing the warm, gleeful smiles of little ones.   We applaud those... Continue reading

Karen & Ray Spence’s Story

We feel very lucky that we can visit the Caribbean once or twice every year to get away from our Canadian winters.  When we go it is so easy to throw some school supplies in our suitcases.  They don’t weigh much and if we all bring a little, together we can make a huge difference.... Continue reading

Nancy’s Story

  My daughter and I traveled to Barbados this January and wanted to bring something for children. I looked on the Pack for a Purpose website to see recommendations and it was very helpful. We packed as much as we could fit in our suitcases – about 15 lbs….  school supplies and teacher’s supplies. The... Continue reading

Bundles of Supplies for Barbados

Yellow Bird Hotel is a small 18-room, family-run property, located on the south coast of Barbados at the entrance to the very popular St. Lawrence Gap. Prior to our renovations in the summer of 2015, we contacted Pack for a Purpose and expressed our interest in becoming part of this initiative and this became a... Continue reading

Sweet Success at the Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa

On February 8th, a Big Impact was made at Rowland Edwards’ primary school by two generous PfaP travelers. This school is the project supported by the Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa. We admire their commitment to community and are pleased they have chosen to be Pack for a Purpose participants so we can showcase... Continue reading

Sweet Supplies from PfaP Travelers Arrive at Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa

You’re excited about your long overdue trip to Barbados and even more excited about the prospect of staying at Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa. You’ve packed your essentials, and are ready to go, but hold on, could you be forgetting something? Unzip those suitcases, make some room, and let’s “Pack for a Purpose!” When... Continue reading

Supplies Fly to Yellow Bird Hotel

Although it has only been a few short months, the Yellow Bird Hotel, located in the vibrant St. Lawrence Gap, is extremely excited to be a part of the Pack for a Purpose program. As of March 2015, we have asked our guests to assist us in this very worthy cause. With nothing but kind hearts and... Continue reading

Philippa’s Story

My husband and I recently had a wonderful holiday at Little Arches Hotel in Barbados and were very interested to read about Pack For A Purpose on the hotel’s website.  We made sure we left space in our suitcase to pack pencils, erasers, glue sticks, compasses, protractors and pencil sharpeners aplenty which we handed to... Continue reading

Mary Anne and Patrick’s Story

While recently vacationing in Barbados, my husband Pat and I were so happy to have been able to support this wonderful program!  We managed to pack an extra 40+ pound duffle bag of school supplies, learning aids and toys which we dropped off with Sandra at the Little Arches Boutique Hotel.  Although the hotel was... Continue reading