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Pack for a Purpose is excited to welcome its newest volunteer, Megan Ellisor! Megan is a junior at NC State studying communication. She is also pursuing minors in Spanish and international studies. She heard about Pack for a Purpose from a former intern in her English internships class, and the... Continue reading »

Kilos of Kindness for Kenya

The purpose of life is different to all people. Some of us figure out what that means to us and some never do. Every day we are solicited for donations to help the world and we should help those who are less fortunate than us. However, there is something much different when one packs up their bag,... Continue reading »

For My Mother Joan in Memoriam

At this season, from November through January, gift giving is part of many celebrations around the world. My mother Joan lovingly gave me many gifts which played a large part in the founding of Pack for a Purpose. In reflecting on her passing at the age of 87 in early December, I have been... Continue reading »

PfaP Wedding Provides for Children in Curacao

Weddings are always a time of major planning. However, Darrell and I wanted to spend less time planning and more time celebrating with friends and family. Based on this desire, we decided to have a destination wedding. Curacao would be the place. We informed family and friends and the countdown... Continue reading »

PfaP as a Random Act of Kindness

A day spent doing random acts of kindness, April 1 st two years ago, was a turning point for me in my grief. I lost my husband Doug in a helicopter training accident on September 20 th , 2009. My son had just turned one and I had just celebrated my 35 th birthday the day before. April 1 st was Doug... Continue reading »

PfaP Partner Participates

Su Holshausen at Lazy Lizard Travel has always packed with a purpose! Travelling back to her native Africa, Su has always delighted in carrying a soccer ball or school supplies to the communities supported by the various safari lodges. Then, Su discovered Pack for a Purpose and was delighted to... Continue reading »

Gifts Galore for the Children at Grand Fond School on Dominica

3 Rivers & Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge , is very proud to announce that as part of our partnership program with Pack for a Purpose Mrs. Angela Bailey and 50, yes 50, of her friends self-named the “Splendidors” all disembarked The Carnival Splendor cruise ship today, bearing bags and bundles of... Continue reading »

One Family, One Goal- PfaP in Africa

This past summer, we traveled with our family to southern Africa. We’d been begging to go on this trip for what seemed like ages, and finally, it was just around the corner. We had safaris, a cage dive, excursions, and all other activities under the sun planned for this trip of a lifetime. However... Continue reading »

PfaP Portraits

Hi there! We are delighted to introduce ourselves as Pack for a Purpose volunteers and newly found friends of Rebecca & Scott. This handsome fella is Adam and I’m Gina. We happily discovered Pack for a Purpose by chance. Back in 2013, Departures magazine published an article on 108 of their... Continue reading »

Simply “Momalous” – Beaches Moms Make a Big impact in T&C

The 2014 Social Media on the Sand event held at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa last weekend did more than allow the affectionately called “mommy bloggers” to enjoy a wonderful weekend in the Caribbean filled with breathtaking photos. The event showed their humanitarian side as... Continue reading »

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