Educational Needs

One Family, One Goal- PfaP in Africa

This past summer, we traveled with our family to southern Africa. We’d been begging to go on this trip for what seemed like ages, and finally, it was just around the corner. We had safaris, a cage dive, excursions, and all other activities under the sun planned for this trip of a lifetime. However, we... Continue reading

Simply “Momalous” – Beaches Moms Make a Big impact in T&C

The 2014 Social Media on the Sand event held at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa last weekend did more than allow the affectionately called “mommy bloggers” to enjoy a wonderful weekend in the Caribbean filled with breathtaking photos. The event showed their humanitarian side as well. Most, if not all of the... Continue reading

Supplies Sail into Scrub Island from Black Boaters and Friends

Black Boaters Summit is a yearly event planned by Cap’n Paul Mixon and his wife Marvelle. The Black Boaters Summit event brings together sailors that hail from all over the United States.  Last month, Black Boaters concluded its 17th annual sailing summit in the British Virgin Islands. Every year the sailing itinerary includes spending time... Continue reading

The Eales’ Family Story

In August we visited Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa. We had heard of Pack for Purpose and after getting in touch, we were put in contact with the team at Kariega. They support a local farm school with volunteers and providing supplies. We decided that participating in Pack for a Purpose was something that we... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Enrich Twabuka School

We are first time PfaP participants!  We discovered PfaP on the website of our safari provider, Toka Leya Camp, a Wilderness Safaris property on the Zambezi River near Livingstone, Zambia. Packing for a Purpose seemed like such a great idea that we decided immediately to pack needed supplies for the listed school. The camp provided... Continue reading

The Stahr Family’s Story

Our family traveled to South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe last month. As part of our trip we wanted our children ages sixteen, fourteen, twelve, ten, and eight to participate in a service project. Our sixteen-year-old headed up a school supply collection drive as part of his Eagle Scout Project. Our other Scout children helped with... Continue reading

Cheryl Roder- Quill’s Story

Last month, my son, husband and I (plus my parents) spent two weeks in South Africa. In the past, I have made a point of packing an extra bag of school supplies, books, art supplies, puzzles, etc… (previously on trips to South Africa and Zambia). Prior to leaving on holiday, I went online in search... Continue reading

Carol Livingston’s Story

I was traveling with a photography tour when we went to Siem Reap.  The owner at our hotel Phka Villas – was very kind and told us about the organizations he supports through Pack for Purpose.  We all brought school supplies for the children there.  I was so excited to receive a thank you email... Continue reading

Sarah Choi’s Story

We are three friends in our mid-20s who love exploring this magnificent world. We feel very fortunate and blessed to have that kind of luxury, so for our trip to Kenya, we wanted to see if there was more we could do with our travels. We knew we wanted to donate school supplies, but we... Continue reading

School Supplies at Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos

As you maybe aware, one of the worst hurricane to strike the Los Cabos area of Mexico hit this community on September 15th with devastating results. Sandos Finnisterra hopes to be able to reopen in early October. Now more than ever, they will need supplies for the community project they support.  Please be sure to... Continue reading