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.
Traveling has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. There is nothing I love more than adventuring out to this huge world and experiencing a different culture, trying new foods, and seeing how other parts of the world live first hand. As much as I love traveling, I am extremely... Continue reading
I celebrated my Bar Mitzvah in Cape Town, South Africa with a traditional service at the historic Garden Shul synagogue. I chose to participate in Pack for a Purpose as part of my mitzvah project to give back to the community which was so welcoming to me and my entire family. I collected books, soccer... Continue reading
I have been able to bring school materials to places while traveling abroad four times. I like traveling and cooperation, this involves the concept called responsible traveling. The truth is that with Pack for a Purpose, it was much easier than finding a NGO that works in the field. Two out of the four times, I have brought... 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.
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
On Mexico’s latest Three King’s Day (a Santa Claus-like local celebration), the Sandos Hotels & Resorts staff and guests visited a small community in Quintana Roo with the aim of giving “More than just a smile.” We thought that on this particularly special day, kids in the community deserved a special gift. Volunteers arrived at... Continue reading
Guests of the Hide Safari Camp which is situated in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe have very generously contributed towards the Pack for a Purpose initiative by saving space in their suitcases to carry specific items that are desperately needed in the local community. We are very appreciative of the fact that while coming on... Continue reading