Pack for a Purpose travelers that include families on vacation, honeymooners university students and business travelers, share their own experiences hoping they will inspire other travelers to choose to make a Big Impact whenever they travel.
For the past 20 years, I have been fortunate enough to travel around the USA and Mexico. I have often eaten at wonderful restaurants, stayed at lavish properties, and spent money on silly trinkets that I didn’t really need. When reflecting back on some of the areas I’ve traveled to and people less fortunate, I... Continue reading
The JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University has been taking its members on trips around the world for years. We all love to see the plants and gardens these new places are growing and are always seeking to connect our members not only to the landscapes but to the places we visit. Pack for... Continue reading
My partner and I visited Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa in 2018 where we heard about Pack for a Purpose. We returned again in January 2020, only this time we wanted to put something back into the local community. It was only a small donation of educational materials, some over the counter medicines, and... Continue reading
Our participants share how PfaP travelers have benefited their community and the difference the supplies that been received make in the life of the community.
Outback Adventures Dominican Republic and Pack for a Purpose have been working together for many years. For us, Pack for a Purpose is the perfect opportunity to help those who need it the most, through the kindness of our guests. Being a Pack for a Purpose participant represents the perfect way to show our gratitude... Continue reading
A majority of our guests are from America and those that normally bring donations are teachers, librarians, doctors, and families that have children in school. These donors always have kind hearts and share their kindness through items they pack and bring to Belize. There are many reasons why they donate. First, they donate because of... Continue reading
Jenman African Safaris received the most incredible Pack for a Purpose donation that was conceived and organised by a young girl from Wisconsin in the United States. The girl’s family was planning a holiday to Africa. She, being someone with a caring heart, decided to do some research before the time to see how they... Continue reading