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Frank and Ginny's Story

In March of 2014 we traveled to Central America for a month. Our first destination was San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua. Before going I looked on PfaP to see if there were any charitable organization that we could help out. We found through The Pelican Eyes resort the A. Jean Brugger Education Project... Continue reading »

GypsyNester's Story

During our stay at the Parador Resort in Costa Rica, we learned a great deal about their commitment to the surrounding area, not only environmentally but also as a member of their community. In addition to being a leader in sustainable tourism they are involved in several civic projects. We... Continue reading »

Pat's Story

I heard about Pack for a Purpose on NPR a week before we visited a resort near Akumal, Mexico. I enjoyed shopping for a few supplies that we had room for in our bags for the project supported by Sandos Playacar in Playa del Carmen. When I asked at our resort if they might help us deliver our... Continue reading »

Suzanne & Janet's Story

Our two families just got back from a trip to Costa Rica. We were four adults and four kids. I had read about Pack for a Purpose on the Facebook page of Hotel Capitan Suizo in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. So we decided to bring donations with us. We brought donations to an orphanage in La Fortuna near... Continue reading »

Pepe and Carmen's Story

My wife and I planned our trip to South Africa and Victoria Falls. We were flying to Livingstone, and as I was looking for a transfer from the airport to our hotel, I saw the link for Pack for Purpose on the website of Safpar , the company that finally organised the transport for us. I was amazed... Continue reading »

Kanti's Story

My friend and I were planning a vacation to Vietnam. On the internal "My Communities" page on the website for the place where I work, I read about this organization, "Pack for a Purpose." I quickly checked if there were any participants located in Vietnam that I could deliver supplies to while on... Continue reading »

Tara's Story

We recently went on a family vacation to the Mayan Riviera. We packed two backpacks filled various school supplies, toys, hair brushes, socks, and many other things weighing 10lbs. We made a special trip with our children on Sunday afternoon, hiring a private shuttle to bring us to the Sandos... Continue reading »

Laura's Story

I work for a local charity in Nottingham and asked my colleagues to bring any supplies they had around the house. I emailed a copy of the list of supplies needed at the Kakuyuni Deaf School, supported by the Coral Key Malindi lodging in Malindi where I was due to visit for a 10 day holiday, and my... Continue reading »

Nancy's Story

I was going on safari to Tanzania the first 2 weeks in February and the trip included one night at Gibb's Farm , a PfaP partner. I emailed the trip leader in advance about PfaP so other travelers would bring school supplies. I dropped off a whole small duffle of things I brought and the Manager... Continue reading »

Mary Anne and Patrick's Story

While recently vacationing in Barbados, my husband Pat and I were so happy to have been able to support this wonderful program! We managed to pack an extra 40+ pound duffle bag of school supplies, learning aids and toys which we dropped off with Sandra at the Little Arches Boutique Hotel . Although... Continue reading »

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