Caribbean

Jodi’s Story

From the time our daughter, Sophia, was very little (she is now 10) we have instilled in her empathy, kindness, diversity and respect for others. To help people and give to others – whether it’s tangible things or simply her time, or her ears to listen or her heart to empathize. And to do this... Continue reading

Sharon’s Story

It’s no secret my family and I love an overseas getaway, especially to the South Pacific Islands. What you might not know is apart from the cocktails, the snorkelling and the shopping, our favourite part is meeting the locals, especially the children. Although we like visiting the local communities and villages, seeing the vast differences... Continue reading

Going Local in Dominican Republic and Packing for a Purpose

Here at Outback Adventures Punta Cana, we believe that there is something worth admiring in those who decide to dedicate part of their time, their resources and their lives to others even needier, who they have not yet had the opportunity to meet. We are more than grateful to be part of the island’s tourist... Continue reading

The Aguirre’s Story

My family and I returned from a trip to the amazing island of Curaçao last week.  We feel blessed to have been able to experience the beauty of the beaches, marine life & cultural diversity that Curaçao offers.  Beautiful in all ways.  Most importantly we cherish the friendships and personal connection that we were able... Continue reading

Susan’s Story

We found out about your wonderful organization when we were preparing for our trip to Barbados and our stay at the Yellow Bird Hotel. To all our Facebook friends who travel: this is a world-wide organization which makes it SO EASY to give something to the communities we are all lucky enough to be able... Continue reading

Gabriella’s Story

During a trip to Beaches Negril, I donated my 5500th book to a Negril school affiliated with the Sandals Foundation.  I brought over 500 books and 50 pounds of school supplies.  I learned about the immense need at the schools, after visiting an early childhood school when I was in 2d grade.  I started a... Continue reading

Samantha’s Story

While we save and sacrifice to make our annual family Turks & Caicos vacation possible and love the bubble of ease and luxury and fun that our resort provides, it’s important for us to remember (and most importantly teach our children) that no matter where you are in the world, you can always help: whether... Continue reading

Melody’s Story

On a work  trip to the Turks & Caicos I chose to be a Pack for a Purpose traveler. I visited the Oceta Jolly Primary School with the GM of Ocean Club Resorts (where I was staying) that works with the school. The boys were competing to see who could carry my suitcase. Even though... Continue reading