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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

Wonderful Guests of Wilderness Make a Big Impact in Namibia

Children in the Wilderness (CITW) was founded in 2001 and began a partnership with Pack for a Purpose (PfaP) in 2010 – a relationship that has now been going strong for the last 13 years! Pack for a Purpose encourages travellers to make a difference by bringing essential supplies for the communities they are visiting.... Continue reading

Judy’s Story

  On May 24, I met with Oliver Morgan, the personnel director and coordinator for Pack for a Purpose here in  Beaches, Turks and Caicos. He was so overwhelmed and thankful for our donation of over 50 soprano recorders as well as methods books for the music teachers and the children of the island. As... Continue reading

Bianca and Neil’s Story

When we stayed at Arathusa in South Africa, we had the opportunity to visit the project they support, the Hananani Primary School, and deliver supplies. We had a great time at the school, absolutely loved the children.  So cute and they loved us, there must have been 10,000 high fives given and received. The head... Continue reading

“The Generosity of the Guests at Pikaia Lodge Makes a Big Impact”

Year after year, Pikaia Lodge, a Relais & Châteaux property in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, has actively participated in Pack for a Purpose, a program that allows us to contribute to the local community and give back to those who need it most.   Our guests who choose to pack school supplies demonstrate immense generosity,... Continue reading

Meaningful Travel in Mexico-PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact

As a company in the hotel sector, our mission is to provide our guests with the highest quality services we can offer and give them memories that will last a lifetime. Beyond being members of the business community, we enthusiastically believe that we are part of the community at large. That’s why, years ago Scorpion... Continue reading