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Hotel Capitán Suizo Supports Schools

Years ago, Capitán Suizo decided to join Pack for a Purpose, a beautiful initiative that allows travelers like you to have a positive impact on the community of your travel destination. There we host a project to provide children from small rural schools around the community of Tamarindo with the supplies they need for the... Continue reading

Brown Family Story

Thank you!  We enjoyed purchasing items and bringing them to Turks and Caicos with our boys. I explained to my 7-year-old son that the schools there didn’t have the things on the list and let him choose what to bring. He picked the things he loves like soccer balls, jump ropes, calculators, and Band-Aids. He... Continue reading

Kreis Family Story

My son Anderson Kreis (pictured on the right) does service hours for his BETA Club at Arlington High School. Last year, he did Pack for a Purpose at Beaches Negril and wanted to do it again for our first trip to Beaches Turks and Caicos. It’s a large project and he wanted to get as... Continue reading

Lindsay’s Story

My husband and I travelled to Uganda in the summer this year and it was there that we discovered PfaP whilst staying in one of the lodges in the remote area of Bwindi Forest.  As soon as we booked our trip to Costa Rica in November we were keen to participate and so chose a... Continue reading

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

Multi-Generational Family Commits to Packing for a Purpose in Kenya

We first became aware of Pack for a Purpose 10 years ago in connection with a safari trip to Botswana and Zambia.  Once we learned of the program, we connected that knowledge with the fact that our air carrier, South African Airways, allowed us two free bags each, but our small planes between safari camps... Continue reading

Mawiyah from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Story

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. who were initiated in the Gamma Iota Chapter at Hampton University, celebrated their 25th anniversary at Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados. The sisters traveled from all over the United States including New York, Virginia, Illinois, and Florida bringing over 100 lbs of school supplies for children at... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact at More Community Foundation’s Projects

More Community Foundation* (MCF) is a non-profit organisation and the Foundation for the MORE Family Collection group, supporting social development and environmental conservation in Southern Africa in all of the areas in which the MORE Family Collection lodges and hotels operate. All community projects for social development are self-sustainable, as it is our belief that... 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