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Maria’s Story

I discovered Pack for a Purpose last summer and now won’t travel without first checking this website to see what the need is where we are going. I’ve spent 32 years teaching elementary school so my soft spot is for children in need. I took advantage of back to school deals at home, packed almost... Continue reading

Make Waves when you Pack for a Purpose and Cruise with Charter Yacht Society

Crewed charter yachts in the British Virgin Islands offer a unique and personalized vacation experience. From the moment the booking takes place, the discourse between the guests wishing to vacation and the crew running the boat begins. By the time guests are ready to join the boat, a relationship has been formed. “What can we... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose & Naia Resort Making an Impact on Communities in Southern Belize

At Naia Resort and Spa in Placencia, Belize, one of our primary goals is to help our guests create wholesome new experiences that reinvigorate and strengthen their passion and zest for life. This goal is emphasized and expressed through every aspect of our warm, welcoming, and free-spirited nature. It is woven into the fabric of... Continue reading

From Raleigh to Zambia, Gratitude Takes Flight

  Wilderness Safaris states “we believe in creating life-changing journeys” and they certainly changed ours! From the beginning Wilderness Safaris has believed in our mission .The belief of such a high profile and well respected company added much  recognition for Pack for a Purpose when we were an unknow entity. We are forever grateful. My... Continue reading

Pizza Packing and PfaP

Tasks shared with friends are always more fun. So when preparing to pack supplies to take to the projects supported by the accommodations we would visit on our trip to Zambia, we were delighted to have the assistance of friends. We will be staying at 3 different camps in the Luangwa Valley, Kafunta River Lodge,... Continue reading

Tourists’ Generosity Post-Covid breaks all records in Cristo Rey, Belize!

    Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller Together our guests’ donations make a substantial impact on some of the needs in our village and surrounding area. Lucky Dreamer Lodge is a modest 2-bungalow, family-run property located in the foothills of the Mountain Pine Ridge in... Continue reading

Making a Difference in Maun with Mummy’s Angels 

Through Pack for a Purpose, intrepid guests that visit the Okavango Delta, Central Kalahari and remote Kwando Private Reserve can make a measurable impact in the Botswana communities that live closest to the wilderness. Kwando Safaris is the lead sponsor of the grassroots initiative Mummy’s Angels, and the organisation has gone from strength to strength... Continue reading

Brenda’s Story

This was my first time Packing for a Purpose.  We were traveling to Sandals South Coast and the Reading Trip was not available during our trip, so I decided the next best thing was to pack supplies.  I am a mother, grandmother, and former teacher. Purchasing the supplies was easy. It took an additional suitcase... Continue reading

One Love Foundation’s Story

As animal advocates, we are always looking for ways to “maximize our impact”.  Through that thought process, we realized that maximizing our impact was an opportunity to actively support other charities during our travels, without expecting anything in return. Our research led us to Pack for a Purpose.  We feel it’s crucial to provide support... Continue reading