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Anyone Can Be Gracious

The People's Friend Special, by Gillian Harvey January 18 2023

How to give back while travelling

Reader's Digest UK, May 26, 2022

Pack for a Purpose Initiative

Jamaica Information Service, Andrae Palmer, August 1st, 2021

How To Pack for a Purpose With Rebecca Rothney

Priority Magazine - Singapore Airlines, July 25, 2021

Little effort, big impact

Jamaica Observer July 20, 2021

Suitcase Secrets: How To Pack for a Purpose To Make Your Travels Meaningful

Siani Abrahams, Regenerative Travel February 28, 2021

Conscious Traveler Podcast

Conscious Traveler Podcast - Episode 10: Packing for More Than Yourself on Trips - December 3, 2020

Peter Greenberg’s Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel — Hall Arts Hotel in Dallas, Texas — December 21, 2019
(Starts at 49:10 Ends at 59:20)

Five pounds of change

Washington University Magazine June 19, 2018

RMWorld Travel Connection

Personal Connection - "Pack For A Purpose" founder Rebecca Rothney April 21, 2018

Enjoy the Caribbean’s ABC Islands

Big Blend Radio April 13th 2018
The Pack for a Purpose segment starts at 39 minutes

Du matériel scolaire dans la valise?

La Presse, Canada March 1, 2018

Would you pack a stethoscope in your suitcase?

January 11, 2016

Pack for a Purpose

Vera - Virgin Atlantic In-flight Magazine
(left hand bottom of page) January 2016

The Feel-Good Argument for Checking Luggage on Vacation

Condé Nast Traveler
December 22, 2015

Suitcases for a Good Cause

Geo Saison
September 2015

Introducing the 2014 Travelers of the Year

National Geographic Traveler October 9th, 2014

ONE CARIBBEAN REPORT Packed for a Purpose

Magnetic Media, Turks and Caicos Islands & Bahamas, Deandrea S. Hamilton, May 30th, 2014

Packing for a Vital Purpose

Insurance News (Australia) December 2013/January 2014 edition

Inspired travelers can deliver for needy communities

Good Things with Bill Leslie: Rebecca Rothney started Pack for a Purpose for international travelers to carry needed goods in their luggage.
WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh, Sept. 20, 2013

A Trip Can Go Farther Than the Miles Traveled

919 Magazine pg. 16-17 June/July 2013

Observer ethical awards 2013: Shortlist May 24, 2013

Interview with Pack for a Purpose founder Rebecca Rothney

World Footprints Travel Radio, April 2013

Next time you travel, bring along supplies for the locals

Travels with Amy , March 4,2013

Changing the world

Costco Connection (UK) January 2013

How you unlock the power of purpose to explode your business in 2013

Simon Mainwaring , The We First Blog, January 3, 2013

Changing the world

Costco Connection (USA) December 2012

Packing with a purpose

Costco Connection (Canada), July/ August 2012

Packing With A Purpose

National Geographic Traveller, South African Edition, March-May 2012

Generous Journey

O, The Oprah Magazine, South Africa edition, April 2012


Professional Convention Management Association, March 2012

Genius Idea: Traveling With a Suitcase Full of Good

Special Delivery: World traveler Rebecca Rothney is helping vacationers share the wealth abroad
O, The Oprah Magazine, December 2011

Bags of Support

Conde Nast Traveller, June 2011

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