Caribbean

Grand Gesture on Grand Turk!

At Blue Water Divers, Grand Turk, our company motto has always been “Have Fun, Do Good.” When the wonderful Rouse family from Georgia wrote to us in April asking if there was some kind of voluntary work they could do to help others during their brief visit to Grand Turk, we jumped at the chance to... Continue reading

Terrific Time in the Turks and Caicos!

Early in the morning, before the sun was up on May 17th, we started our Pack for a Purpose trip to the Turks and Caicos. My husband Scott and I had been invited as guests by the Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa to participate in a Reading Road Trip. All of the... Continue reading

Generous Guests at GoldenEye

GoldenEye in Jamaica has experienced the generosity of several guests since we welcomed them to Pack for a Purpose four months ago. Below, two of their guests- Karen and Katie- have shared their experiences.    Karen’s Experience  Travel is our religion. My husband and I love it, it’s a precious and luxurious gift. Every journey... 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

Patricia’s Story

I brought a suitcase filled with school supplies on my recent trip to Jamaica. It weighed 36 lbs. We stayed at the Sandals Resort in Whitehouse. I was looking forward to visiting a school and delivering my supplies. Unfortunately, the day they deliver to the schools was a day that the school was closed for... Continue reading

Supplies Support Schools & Sports at Buccament Bay Resort

A big part of Buccament Bay Resort’s charm has and will always be its location, and there are so many positives to operating a hotel in a developing, authentically Caribbean island like St. Vincent: the people, the proud and vibrant culture, the sun, the stunning natural beauty, and the list goes on. Vincentians have been... Continue reading

Ann’s Story

Visit to VJON Primary School Nevis West Indies Last Spring, I ran across a tweet from @anntran: #Traveling abroad? Keep in mind to @PackforaPurpose! Great article @tweetbypremier http://ow.ly/iTj64 ll RT @K_r_i_s_l_y_n After reading the article, I kept the message. I love to travel and was in the midst of planning a trip to Nevis. I... Continue reading

25 Years Later, PfaP Enhances Postponed Honeymoon

Our story begins when Tim and I got married 25 years ago. We were young and really didn’t have money for a honeymoon, so we postponed it for a while. One year turned into another. Then, we had a baby girl, Katherine and 5 years later another girl, Sydney. Our dream vacation always took a... Continue reading

Michael and Angel Nowak

We recently visited St. Lucia and were able to bring some supplies, books, and soccer balls to a school there with the help of the Sandals Foundation. We spent some time with the 4th graders reading, writing, and singing. They taught us a song as well and when Michael turned it into a disco, they... Continue reading