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Deltaversary Makes a Big Impact in Barbados

In keeping with their mission to service, all 18 initiated members of Gamma Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. traveled to the O2 Beach Club in Barbados to celebrate their 35th year anniversary, commonly referred to as a Deltaversary. From across the United States, every member donated a plethora of requested school supplies... Continue reading

The Walcher Family Story

My husband and I  went to Placencia, Belize on a cruise over Thanksgiving Break. We researched on the PfaP  website what supplies were needed (one local elementary school was supported by 2 different resorts). I posted on the cruise Facebook page that we would be delivering our supplies and that if others wanted to contribute, we would be... Continue reading

Guests of Hornbill Treks and Safaris choose to Pack for a Purpose and Leave a Legacy

Just moments from the tranquil shores of Lake Victoria in the village of Kigo, Uganda, a small secondary school buzzes with life.  Students chatter as they are dismissed for the day, notebooks tucked under their arms.  Someone pumps water from the school’s borehole, a steady stream flowing into their vibrant yellow jerrycan.  Several students drift... Continue reading

Beautiful Botswana Birthday

I had the pure joy of spending my 74th birthday in Botswana. Of course, my husband Scott and I always Pack for a Purpose when we travel. This time was no exception. We were staying at Wilderness Tubu Tree and wanted to collect school supplies for their amazing Children in the Wilderness program described below.... Continue reading

Natalie’s Story

I had the most amazing day when I visited the 1st day of the new school year Infants at Barrett Town Primary School with the wonderful Miss Kameil Brown from the Human Resources team at Half Moon Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica.   Having visited Jamaica over 10 times in recent years and helped several individuals... Continue reading

Eagle Scout Soars by Packing for a Purpose in The Bahamas

When it was time for me to start working on my Eagle Scout service project my family and I began tossing around different ideas. My dad suggested a toy drive for underprivileged children and that got me searching on the internet for ideas. I came across Pack for a Purpose and was inspired by their... Continue reading

“Realizing a Lifelong Dream”

There is no greater feeling than realizing a life long dream.  It all started when I shared with my wife, Ashley, that I had always wanted to visit Africa for my 50th birthday trip.  Her eyes lit up and she asked if we could visit a school.  You see, she is an amazing, early childhood... Continue reading

Rebecca’s Story

  It was summer in Minnesota but we were heading to Southern Africa where it would be winter.  The need for extra layers, plus a commitment to carry on luggage restricted us a little.  When I saw that part of our tour would be spent at the Davisons Camp in Zimbabwe which is a Pack... Continue reading

How One Motorcycle Tour Company + PfaP Travelers Made a Difference in the Lives of Ecuadorian Children

Since 2015, Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental has been participating in the Pack for a Purpose program, and the experience has been nothing short of heartwarming and inspiring. The program, which encourages travelers to bring much-needed school supplies and other items to the communities they visit, has enabled our motorcycle tour participants to connect with the... Continue reading

Making A Difference with Each Vacation- PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact

Guests staying at Sandals or Beaches Resorts will quickly tell you that a vacation to the ever-warm shores of the Caribbean promises to provide you with excellent customer service, endless sandy beaches wrapped in the blue hues of the ocean, mouth-watering delectable cuisines, and exciting entertainment and water-sports activities that will leave you with memories... Continue reading