Traveler’s Success Stories

Anna’s Family Story

For the past several years, we have taken a winter cruise to the Caribbean. This year, my husband found the website Pack for a Purpose and we loaded up a small suitcase to capacity with supplies. When our cruise ship docked in St. Kitts, we took a private tour of the island with a stop... Continue reading

Debbie and Walt’s Story

We Pack for a Purpose every trip out of country whether through this website or through our local dive shop.  We always top up every suitcase to our maximum weight and generally take at least 20 pounds. We have hauled clothes, shoes, medical supplies, and hygienic items.  Our most recent trip was to Grand Cayman... Continue reading

Kilos of Kindness for Kenya

The purpose of life is different to all people. Some of us figure out what that means to us and some never do. Every day we are solicited for donations to help the world and we should help those who are less fortunate than us. However, there is something much different when one packs up... Continue reading

Tanya’s Story

My family and I went to Curacao this past Christmas and stayed at the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort. Instead of buying presents for each other we thought that taking the trip would be a great experience and buying gifts for children in Curacao would be the best gift of all. It was great... Continue reading

Caroline’s Story

Le Phare Bleu Marina & Boutique Hotel’s guests are making a big difference in the lives of the children at Woburn Methodist School, St. George’s Grenada, with their Pack for a Purpose donations. On December 11, 2014, Caroline Edwards, HR Manager and Cheryl Rennie, Marketing Manager, delivered 15,4 kilos (35.05 pounds) of items, which included books,... Continue reading

PfaP Wedding Provides for Children in Curacao

Weddings are always a time of major planning. However, Darrell and I wanted to spend less time planning and more time celebrating with friends and family. Based on this desire, we decided to have a destination wedding. Curacao would be the place. We informed family and friends and the countdown began. The main question that... Continue reading

Marleen’s Story

My husband and I won a luxury trip in the lottery (Vriendenloterij) to the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort in Curacao. Usually, we travel very light, so we were excited to read on the website of the hotel that they are linked to Pack for a Purpose. Now we could use all that extra suitcase... Continue reading

PfaP as a Random Act of Kindness

A day spent doing random acts of kindness, April 1st two years ago, was a turning point for me in my grief. I lost my husband Doug in a helicopter training accident on September 20th, 2009. My son had just turned one and I had just celebrated my 35th birthday the day before. April 1st... Continue reading

Suzanne’s Story

My friend Janet and I were able to drop off our donations at Hotel Capitan Suizo for the community schools they support about two weeks ago. All of the soccer balls we requested from soccer.com arrived just in time! This was our second time Packing for a Purpose and we were excited to participate. Thanks... Continue reading

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