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  Pack for a Purpose is delighted to welcome our newest intern, Elizabeth Hodges! Elizabeth discovered Pack for a Purpose on ePack while searching for an internship. Elizabeth interviewed for several internships before choosing to intern at Pack for a Purpose. Elizabeth expressed that, after all the interviews, Pack for a Purpose was the best... Continue reading

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  Pack for a Purpose is excited to welcome its newest volunteer, Megan Ellisor! Megan is a junior at NC State studying communication. She is also pursuing minors in Spanish and international studies. She heard about Pack for a Purpose from a former intern in her English internships class, and the organization immediately sparked her... Continue reading

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Hi there! We are delighted to introduce ourselves as Pack for a Purpose volunteers and newly found friends of Rebecca & Scott. This handsome fella is Adam and I’m Gina.  We happily discovered Pack for a Purpose by chance. Back in 2013, Departures magazine published an article on 108 of their favorite things, which of course... 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

Supplies “Sprout” Up at Sandals

School children in Jamaica, Antigua, Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and Saint Lucia have had the opportunity through the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trip to interact with and learn from guests staying at Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts. The Reading Road Trip is also a favourite among guests and families as they are given... Continue reading

Voluminous Volunteer Hours

Pack for a Purpose is sustained by the energy and generosity of our volunteers who keep the website up and running, keep track of the statistics, and continue outreach to lodgings and tour companies around the world. Our volunteers range in age from their twenties to their seventies, both in Raleigh and remotely in other... Continue reading