meaningful travel

Frank’s Story

On our family vacation to Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa we decided to Pack for a Purpose. Participating was very convenient and we were happy to bring supplies, particularly some deflated soccer balls for the children to use at the local primary school. We will Pack for a Purpose again on all of... Continue reading

PfaP Partner Participates

Su Holshausen at Lazy Lizard Travel has always packed with a purpose! Traveling back to her native Africa, Su has always delighted in carrying a soccer ball or school supplies to the communities supported by the various safari lodges. Then, Su discovered Pack for a Purpose and was delighted to know that an organization existed to coordinate such... Continue reading

Carmen and John’s Story

My husband and I just returned from vacation in Curacao and wanted to thank PfaP and the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort for allowing us this opportunity. We brought supplies for Fundashon Amigunan di Cristo, and since have done nothing but sing your praises to our friends and family – especially those with upcoming... Continue reading

Lisa’s Story

It has been my pleasure as a travel consultant to do more than just see the world, but to help those that live in it as well. The past two Septembers, (2013 and 2014) I have had the privilege of being a traveler who Packed for a Purpose through participation in Sandals Foundation. Sandals Foundation... Continue reading

Gifts Galore for the Children at Grand Fond School on Dominica

3 Rivers & Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge, is very proud to announce that as part of our partnership program with Pack for a Purpose Mrs. Angela Bailey and 50, yes 50, of her friends self-named the “Splendidors” all disembarked The Carnival Splendor cruise ship today, bearing bags and bundles of useful items and gifts for... Continue reading

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

Sara Lubowitz’s Story

We travelled to South Africa in August 2014. My 11 year old daughter and I went to visit relatives and go on Safari in Kruger park. I was so pleased when I found out about Pack for a Purpose. I wanted us not just to be tourists. I wanted my daughter learn about South Africa.... 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

Leslie’s Story

We traveled to Tanzania and Kenya in September with Africa Exclusive who sent a Pack for a Purpose info sheet.  We were already scheduled to visit to our sponsored child in Tanzania, so I already had an extra suitcase full of school items to take. As our trip to Kenya involved a light aircraft flight,... Continue reading

Double the Honor for Pack for a Purpose!

October has been a month of major honors for Pack for Purpose. On October 9th, National Geographic Traveler magazine recognized ten “ordinary travelers doing extraordinary things in their journeys around the world.” Rebecca Rothney, Founder and Chairperson of Pack for a Purpose, was recognized as one of the National Geographic 2014 Travelers of the Year... Continue reading