Stories from Travelers and Communities

From Travelers

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.

Initial PfaP Connection in Zimbabwe Evolves Into a Huge Commitment to Community

I have never doubted the depths of generosity that human beings are capable of. I was sure when I founded Pack for a Purpose, the traveling public would respond. The Krueger family is a clear example of the depth of that generosity. Below is the third blog we have posted from Khody and Owen. Our... Continue reading

Ben Benefits Education in Ecuador by Packing for a Purpose

For my high school graduation present, my family decided to go to Ecuador. On this trip abroad, my mom shared the idea of Packing for a Purpose, so I decided to try it. Originally it was a need for community service hours, but throughout the process I forgot about the time I was spending and... Continue reading

Jodi’s Story

From the time our daughter, Sophia, was very little (she is now 10) we have instilled in her empathy, kindness, diversity and respect for others. To help people and give to others – whether it’s tangible things or simply her time, or her ears to listen or her heart to empathize. And to do this... Continue reading

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From Communities

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.

Going Local in Dominican Republic and Packing for a Purpose

Here at Outback Adventures Punta Cana, we believe that there is something worth admiring in those who decide to dedicate part of their time, their resources and their lives to others even needier, who they have not yet had the opportunity to meet. We are more than grateful to be part of the island’s tourist... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers to Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba Confirm It Feels Good to Give!

For as long as I have been a part of Bucuti & Tara Resort – which began over thirty-two years ago – I have taken great pride and pleasure knowing I was part of something bigger and more rewarding than simply a resort hotel operation. While many of the stories published about Bucuti & Tara... Continue reading

Kindness Flourishes as PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact at Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco

On many occasions throughout the year, our small office in the Atlas Mountain is piled high with bags, donated by generous travellers through our partnership with Pack for a Purpose. Filled to the brim with useful supplies for our local communities, it makes our day to be able to deliver these items to the programmes... Continue reading

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