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.

The Martin Family’s Story

Once our family became involved with Pack for a Purpose, we knew we wanted to participate every time we traveled. We started planning a trip to Aruba long ago. This time, my brother and I collected funds from friends to pool with our own and went shopping for items on the request list posted by... Continue reading

Cherie’s Choice to PfaP Fills Her Bucket List Trip with Generosity

I started planning a trip to Africa (top of my bucket list) a year ago, fulfilling a lifelong dream.  In the process of the numerous preparations, and my subsequent blabbing about going, a friend asked me if I had ever heard of Pack for a Purpose. I had no idea what it was or how... Continue reading

Sherry and Jesse Pettite’ s Story

    In 2013, my husband and I took our first trip to Ocho Rios Jamaica to celebrate our retirement.  The first couple we met were on their way to deliver suitcases if school supplies to children in schools in need.   They told us it was their seventh trip to support an organization called PfaP. ... 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.

Lion’s Share of Supplies Provided by PfaP Travelers for Lion Sands

  With the help of the Pack For A Purpose programme, Lion Sands was so fortunate to receive over 420 kilos of needed supplies that were donated to the schools in the Huntington village. Some the these items included clothes for children and  adults, stationery (calculators, books, pens, pencils, educational books), toys, toiletries and shoes.... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Wow at Wicked Awesome Maine

Although I’ve owned my own rental homes for over 15 years, I started my vacation rental business, Wicked Awesome Maine Vacation Rentals, about two years ago. A very important thing on my to-do list when I started was to find a way to improve the community where my business is located.  Some of the most... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Support Song Saa’s Projects

Our guests in Song Saa are touched by the work we do with our local communities and get involved in different levels; one of them is the “Pack for a Purpose” initiative that has helped us reach out to over 3000 people in the Koh Rong Archipelago and provide more than 40 kg worth of... Continue reading

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