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Global Travelers and Company Group Story

Leggra Colon (Owner of Global Travelers LLC/Global Travelers and Company) and 1st Lady Trucker/Mrs. Sarlentia Holt (wife of DJ Trucker) We’re thrilled to announce that we’re entering our second year of partnership with Pack For A Purpose! Last year, we worked with this incredible organization to expand our philanthropic efforts at Global Travelers and Company... Continue reading

DeLorey Family Story

  We were fortunate to visit the beautiful area of Punta Mita again and were eager to make a second visit to Entreamigos with the help of San Pancho Rentals and Pack for a Purpose. The facility was just as welcoming as the first time and our donations were much appreciated. Years ago my children... Continue reading

NC State Students Pack for a Purpose on Spring Break in Mexico

I have had the unique opportunity to work for Pack for a Purpose as a social media intern this past semester and have really enjoyed learning the ins and outs of this nonprofit. However, to truly understand the impact of this organization, I knew I had to Pack for a Purpose someday, but I wasn’t... Continue reading

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

From Orphan Elephants to Education Lilayi Lodge Makes an Impact in the Community

Through three pillars of conservation, Game Rangers International have established the greatest impact upon the landscapes where we focus our projects.  Resource Protection focuses on empowering the frontline Rangers who protect wildlife against threats such as poaching as well as protecting the communities and promoting Human-Wildlife Coexistence. Our Wildlife Rescue Programme manages the Elephant Orphanage... 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

Michele’s Story

Our family of 5 was planning a trip to Tanzania to see the Great Migration as well as other parts of this beautiful country. We also wanted to try to do something for the kids/people of Tanzania and in our research came across the Pack for a Purpose organization. This was exactly what we were... 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

PfaP Supplies Make a Special Landing at Davison’s Camp in Zimbabwe

My name is Vicki Schwebach. I recently returned from a self-fly safari with my friend and Co-Pilot, Pamela Salisbury. We traveled from San Diego, CA  to Johannesburg, South Africa, with over 35 extra Pack For a Purpose  pounds of Lead Pencils, Colored Pencils, Glue Sticks and Soccer Balls with pumps. We stuffed and crammed and... 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