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.

PfaP Traveler Educates and Donates Seeing Smiles Galore in Mexico

I was both thrilled and intrigued when I learned the Princess Resort I was going to be vacationing at in Mexico worked closely with Pack for a Purpose. As a dental hygienist, I was ecstatic to learn that toothbrushes and toothpaste were on the list of supplies needed, and immediately knew I could contribute more.... Continue reading

Denise’s Story

We were heading to Belize and the Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort, where we were staying, had information about Pack for a Purpose on their website.  We were only taking carry-on luggage but still managed to spare some room for educational supplies. In addition, when we learned that the local medical community was low on... Continue reading

Rhonda’s Story

My daughter and I decided to travel to South Africa for a once in a lifetime vacation.  We discovered Pack for a Purpose and that Kapama Game Reserve sponsored a school and an orphanage. We made some room in our suitcase to take some supplies and reached out to them. We were thrilled at the... 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.

Blyde River Canyon Lodge in South Africa Partners with PfaP to Make a Big Impact

Not far from the world-famous Kruger National Park, the 4-star graded Blyde River Canyon Lodge is situated in the province of Mpumalanga (Zulu name for “the place where the sun rises”). Set alongside the sparkling waters of the Blyde River and sheltered by the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, the lodge offers local and international travellers a... Continue reading

Sister Properties & PfaP Travelers Provide Life Changing Results for Guanaja Children

Off the coast of Honduras, a great kept secret of the Caribbean is the up and coming Island of Guanaja.  The island and its surrounding waters has vibrant reefs, natural waterfalls, and absolute natural beauty between its sea and pine-rich mountains. This 20 square mile island is inhabited by 7000 people who not only speak... Continue reading

Shining a Light on the Marvelous Margarita Pilier of the Grupo Puntacana Foundation

Pack for a Purpose functions at its best with the assistance of the dedicated people who work at the local projects we promote on our website. It is our honor to highlight one such person, Margarita Pilier at the Grupo Puntacana Foundation. Even though I have never met Margarita in person, her commitment, her compassion,... Continue reading

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