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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 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

When You Pack for a Purpose, Every Trip You Take Will Begin and End with Gratitude

This blog, originally published in 2020, has been updated. While the theme remains timeless, the details are current. There is much discussion about three 3G networks, 4G networks, and 5G networks. 5G Networks are touted to be better and faster. This may well be the case with cell phones. However, at Pack for a Purpose,... Continue reading

Safarilink’s Remarkable Journey with Pack for a Purpose

We are thrilled to unfold the inspiring narrative of Safarilink’s exceptional partnership with Pack for a Purpose—a journey that has kindled hope, fostered boundless generosity, and ignited profound positive change within local Kenyan communities. Generosity Soars to New Heights At the heart of Safarilink, Kenya’s premier safari airline, beats a resolute commitment to making a... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose – Honored Guests at Signature Travel Network Conference

For the second time since 2019, Pack for a Purpose was invited by Signature Travel Network CEO Alex Sharpe to be guests this November at the Signature Travel Network (STN) Conference. With over 2,700 Travel Advisors and Preferred Partners in attendance, this was an amazing opportunity to introduce Pack for a Purpose to those who... Continue reading

The Kreis Family Story

We are the Kreis Family! Myself, husband Michael, and our two sons Landon and Anderson Kreis all got to participate with Pack for a Purpose this October 2023. Six years ago, my youngest son Anderson created a yearly food drive for our local food bank in Arlington, TN. For the past two years, after collecting... 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

Creating Pathways, One Student at a Time

One of the most rewarding facets of volunteering with Pack for a Purpose is hearing success stories from our global partners and their communities. This year, our Brazilian education partner, Mais Caminhos language school, is happy to share two stories that will inspire you. Mais Caminhos, which translates from Portuguese as “more ways”, offers English... 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