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Impactful Travel

Laura’s Story

  This week I was fortunate to visit Jakes at Treasure Beach and during my stay I had the opportunity to visit Newell High School in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. I came across the Pack for a Purpose mission when looking at the Jakes at Treasure Beach website. I packed what I could based on the... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

With great delight, when we added up the pounds and kilos of supplies for 2023, they had grown exponentially since 2022. While there was a slight minus in the totals for the second trimester, the overall percentage was most positive. PfaP travelers provided 20,428 kilos of needed supplies to community projects around the world in 2023. We... Continue reading

Ehrin’s Story

My family was visiting Mexico, and we stayed at Sandos Caracol Eco resort. I learned about Pack for a Purpose from their website. Luckily, one of my work clients create displays for Crayola and Bic – so we got a LOT of supplies from them. Although we did not get to learn more about the... Continue reading

Denise & Gary Payne’s Story

When we packed for our Curaçao trip, we Packed for a Purpose by adding items from the most urgently needed list for the Birgen di Rosario Foundation. They are an essential provider of elderly care in Curaçao. The donation process was simple thanks to LionsDive Beach Resort. The items we chose were bulky, so an... Continue reading

Adventure World’s Story

Adventure World is an established and passionate group of global adventurers who connected their pursuit to curate unique and sustainable experiences in some of the world’s most fascinating regions. Pictured above is Adventure World’s Sam, who visited The Oyster Box Hotel alongside travel agents from abroad and delivered an international donation during their stay. The... Continue reading

Steve & Louise Coggins’ Story

My wife and I love our vacation to Barbados. The island and its people are  equally beautiful! We are struck by how well informed and educated the Barbadians are, indicative of their making the most of their limited resources. So, we were all the more gratified by donating school supplies for Barbadian children through “Pack... Continue reading

Stunning Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Pack for a Purpose- the Perfect Place for Impactful Travel

25 years ago, Scott and I were married in Paradise Bay, Antarctica. Scott chose Antarctica because he always wanted to go there, the penguins were already dressed up and he wouldn’t have to be. However, Scott prefers warm climates (I guess because he comes from Wisconsin), so for our anniversary this year, we chose Playa... Continue reading

Camino Group’s Partnership with Pack for a Purpose Equals Impactful Travel

At Camino Group, our commitment to social responsibility is deeply ingrained in our corporate ethos. For many years, our companies, Camino Travel and Premio DMC, have proudly partnered with Pack for a Purpose (PfaP), a decision that has proven to be one of the most rewarding aspects of our journey as a group. Through PfaP,... 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

The Webb Family Story

In October 2023, my husband and I participated in the Pack for a Purpose program when we visited Botswana from Australia. We were staying at Muchenje Safari Lodge and visited Mabele Primary School. We were beautifully welcomed by the Deputy Principal and many of the schools’ students. We delivered a range of items as per... Continue reading