Turks & Caicos

Why Pack for a Purpose?

Since 2010, Pack for a Purpose travelers have taken over 194,783 kgs (428,522 pounds) of supplies in over 60 countries. Our success is due to our mission to make Packing for a Purpose simple and easy so EVERYONE can choose to participate. Children have been active participants learning the importance of gratitude, generosity, and impactful... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose’s 4G Network

There is much discussion about  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, the 4G Network is efficient, impactful, and makes every trip a traveler takes go farther than the miles they... Continue reading

Melody’s Story

On a work  trip to the Turks & Caicos I chose to be a Pack for a Purpose traveler. I visited the Oceta Jolly Primary School with the GM of Ocean Club Resorts (where I was staying) that works with the school. The boys were competing to see who could carry my suitcase. Even though... Continue reading

Girl Scouts Give Generously in the Turks & Caicos

We live in New Jersey! Our two families decided to take a trip together to Beaches Turks and Caicos in the beginning of May of 2016.  We had been talking about all the fun we were going to have for months before.  My mom went on Trip Advisor and read some reviews.  We had been... Continue reading

One Year with Pack for a Purpose

A year has passed since Blue Water Divers joined the Pack for a Purpose project and visitors to Grand Turk have been delighted to participate! We received our first donations from Kevin and Drew Ayres on May 13, 2014, and Shaleza Rouse and her family on May 29, 2014. Since then, 24 more guests and... Continue reading

Impactful Trip Inspires Grandchildren

My husband and I visited Turks and Caicos about 15 years ago and fell in love with Grace Bay. We have been married for 44 years and over these years we have been very fortunate to be able to travel. Growing up, we did not have the opportunity to travel much, so on our first... 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

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

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

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