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PfaP by the Numbers

We’re ending 2017 on a positive note. The benefits to communities across the globe keep multiplying as more and more travelers choose to Pack for a Purpose. From 2010 through August 31, 2017, Pack for a Purpose travelers have taken over 93,799 kilos (206,358 pounds) of requested supplies meeting essential needs in over 60 countries.... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

Adding requested supplies in their luggage for community projects is a way that PfaP travelers make the trips they take go farther than the miles they travel. This act of responsible tourism is a real plus for both the travelers and for the communities they visit. The pounds and kilos taken by PfaP travelers for... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

PfaP travelers continue to make a Big Impact across the globe. Their contributions are immeasurable, and they really count for communities in need. From January 2016 through the end of August, PfaP travelers have taken more than 12,444 kilos (27,376 pounds) of supplies to community projects around the world. Since the first supplies were delivered in 2010,... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

Numeros. Zahlen. Numbers. No matter what the language, the meaning is the same. We are delighted that the number of supplies taken by Pack for a Purpose travelers to community projects across the globe continues to grow! More than 35 new accommodations and tour companies have joined Pack for a Purpose since January, and we... Continue reading

Guests Make a Big Impact at Turtle Inn

Francis Ford Coppola Resorts, Central America started to team up with Pack for a Purpose in 2013. Since then, our guests at the Turtle Inn in Belize have donated 354 lbs. of supplies for local schools in Seine Bight, Placencia and Monkey River Village. Placencia Humane Society also continues to get a steady supply of pet... Continue reading

Generous Guests at Greystone Mahale

Here in Tanzania there is very little money available for things that the populations of other countries expect in terms of medical care. This is especially true of remote regions and here on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, it doesn’t get much more remote. Nomad Tanzania owns and operates a small collection of pioneering... Continue reading

Marvelous Memories: Family PfaP’s in Kenya

It was a beautiful Thursday morning in Masai Mara when four parents and six kids boarded two open-aired jeeps. As we left Governors Camp in anticipation of visiting the Mara Rianda School just a few kilometers away, we all had a sense of excitement about meeting several hundred young students because we Packed for a Purpose. Loaded in our... Continue reading

Honeymoon Help, “PfaPing” in Zanzibar

As we planned our honeymoon to Zanzibar, my husband and I had relaxation on our minds! Although we married in August, we chose to travel over the holidays in December. The extra planning time also came in handy, as we knew we wanted to find a positive and memorable way to celebrate our new lives... Continue reading

Caring in the Caribbean

The Sandals Foundation is always seeking corporate entities and individuals to partner with on education, community and environmental projects that will contribute to the positive development of the Caribbean region. Founded in 2009, the Sandals Foundation – the brainchild of Sandals Resorts International’s CEO, Adam Stewart – is a culmination of 30 years of corporate... Continue reading

Generous Guests at The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

Over the past year, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul have enthusiastically donated over 110 pounds of supplies, clothing, and toys to students at Dinçba Elementary School through Pack for a Purpose. This has been an easy and meaningful way for our guests to add value to their travels and make a Big Impact for the... Continue reading