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Philanthropy

Ecoventura Guests Give Big with Pack for a Purpose

For the last eleven years, it has been our great pleasure to promote the outstanding community commitment that Ecoventura Yachts has to the Galapagos. We look forward in the years ahead to encouraging their guests’ generosity, which enriches the lives of the children in Ecuador. As the Galapagos slowly returns to normal since the disruption... Continue reading

Feh’s Story

This is my third year collaborating with Pack for Purpose giving back to children in need. I’m lucky that I have people that can do this journey with me. We were fortunate donate some school supplies during our time in Punta Cana at one of the Princess Hotels. We were told about the school structure... Continue reading

Beautiful Bounty for Bahamian Children

I love experiencing other cultures and ways of life on a more local level while traveling – to see how the locals actually live day to day and to feel like part of the place not just a tourist. As such, when I first read about Pack for a Purpose in a travel magazine in... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Spread the Filipino Tradition of Balikbayan with Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental

Over two years into the travel restrictions implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my plans for traveling back home to visit family in the Philippines were postponed yet again this past winter. My nostalgia for travel directed me to recreating my missed homebound vacation elsewhere, specifically Ecuador in Latin America. They have unique cultural traditions, a melting pot of must-try cuisines, and a... Continue reading

Fairmont Mayakoba’s Guests Give Generously When They Pack for a Purpose

  The Fairmont Mayakoba became a Pack for a Purpose participant over 10 years ago. Pack for a Purpose has been supportive for many years thanks to the generosity of our guests who decide to donate a space in their baggage to bring gifts for our community. Over the years, many of our guests at... Continue reading

Julie Deadman’s Story

I have been visiting Barbados regularly since I was 9 years old, and the island and its people have always held a special place in my heart. I wanted to do something more tangible in terms of giving a little something back to Barbados and came across Pack for a Purpose during my search online.... Continue reading

Sarah and Mark Merriman’s Story

We travelled to Sandals Grande Antigua in August 2021. We have been travelling to Sandals and Beaches Resorts all over the Caribbean for the last 25 years. We have often Packed for a Purpose wherever we have travelled, but this year, we had an extra luggage allowance that we don’t need for ourselves, so we... Continue reading

The Coggins Family Story

  My husband, Steve Coggins, and I traveled to Puerto Morelos near Cancun, Mexico, and were delighted to find a nearby hotel partner ,DESIRE RIVIERA MAYA, for Pack for a Purpose! We delivered a lot of school supplies to children who live in a local community, and are so glad to have this organized way... Continue reading

PfaP by the Numbers

The metrics are in and the news is encouraging. PfaP travelers brought 7,296 kilos, (11,934 pounds) of needed supplies to support local projects from Jan 1, 2021 through the end of August 2021. This was a 352% increase over the total supplies received in all of 2020.   While the pandemic is not over and... Continue reading