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Caribbean

From Raleigh to Havana: An Inspired Book Club Brings Hope

  Six members of my Raleigh, NC book club were able to visit Havana, Cuba in October 2022 thanks to Cindy White, owner of P2P, a Cuban travel agency, and, as luck would have it, a member of our book club.  Cindy inspired our group — especially after we read a novel about the Cuban... Continue reading

Alexis’ Story

My mom and I discovered Pack for a Purpose before our recent trip to Dominica. Before the trip, we reached out to our friends and family members to see if anyone had some of the extra items sitting around that weren’t being used. They were SO excited to participate in this awesome cause and we... Continue reading

Maria’s Story

I discovered Pack for a Purpose last summer and now won’t travel without first checking this website to see what the need is where we are going. I’ve spent 32 years teaching elementary school so my soft spot is for children in need. I took advantage of back to school deals at home, packed almost... Continue reading

Make Waves when you Pack for a Purpose and Cruise with Charter Yacht Society

Crewed charter yachts in the British Virgin Islands offer a unique and personalized vacation experience. From the moment the booking takes place, the discourse between the guests wishing to vacation and the crew running the boat begins. By the time guests are ready to join the boat, a relationship has been formed. “What can we... Continue reading

Shayla’s Story

  Our wonderful friends Rebecca and Scott were very excited to hear that we were traveling to St. Maarten!  We delivered a suitcase of supplies to Divi Little Bay Beach Resort.  Before my travels, I corresponded with Joan Samson, the resort manager to sync up on a good time/day to drop off the supplies. St.... Continue reading

Brenda’s Story

This was my first time Packing for a Purpose.  We were traveling to Sandals South Coast and the Reading Trip was not available during our trip, so I decided the next best thing was to pack supplies.  I am a mother, grandmother, and former teacher. Purchasing the supplies was easy. It took an additional suitcase... Continue reading

One Love Foundation’s Story

As animal advocates, we are always looking for ways to “maximize our impact”.  Through that thought process, we realized that maximizing our impact was an opportunity to actively support other charities during our travels, without expecting anything in return. Our research led us to Pack for a Purpose.  We feel it’s crucial to provide support... Continue reading

Zohaib’s Story

Hi, I am Zohaib, I am 9 years old, and I traveled to Jamaica in February 2022. Two of my favorite things to do is to travel and to help other people and I thought pack for a purpose was the perfect opportunity for me to do both. On my trip to Jamaica, I was... Continue reading

Delightful Deliveries in the Dominican Republic at Grand Bávaro Princess Hotel

At the Grand Bávaro Princess Hotel, we are committed to supporting our community. For this reason, we thought a collaboration with Pack for Purpose would be the best way to publicize the projects we support and spread goodwill in Puntacana. Thanks to Pack for a Purpose, more and more guests come to our resort every... Continue reading