The Pack for a Purpose initiative’s slogan is this: Small space. Little effort. Big Impact. Their goal is to assist travelers who want to say thank you by bringing a little extra goodness in their luggage to help community projects associated with travel lodges. Isibindi Zulu Lodge has just been selected for feature on the Pack for the Purpose website (see www.packforapurpose.org). This is what they had to say about helpful items to bring for community projects associated with Isibindi Zulu Lodge:
Isibindi Zulu Lodge would like to ask for your help to make Christmas special for some 200 orphans from ages 6 through 14 years old which attend the local schools in our surrounding area. We would like to ask that when you are visiting one of our lodges that you make a small bit of room in your bag to bring along small useful gifts for us to give out at Christmas time.
General School Supplies: Colored Pencils, Coloring Books, Crayons, Erasers, Felt Pens, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, Pens, Rulers, and Solar Calculators
Reference Materials: (English) Dictionaries, Flash Cards: (English)
Alphabet and Word Wall Charts: (English) Human Body, Language, Math, Science, and World Maps
Text/Reading Books: (English) Age Appropriate Story Books
Sports/Outdoor Activity: Frisbees, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Tennis Balls
Clothing/Shoes: New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes, New Underwear, Gloves, Scarves, and Sunglasses
Health/Personal Grooming: Bars of Soap, Combs, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Hair Pins and Elastic Hair Bands, Tampons, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Vaseline, and Washing Powder.
Here’s an exciting link from Pack for a Purpose!
If you live in the USA, and would like to bring soccer supplies for the project on this page contact Soccer.com at this link. Soccer.com in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Pack for a Purpose will send the first 150 people who complete the form with the necessary information 4 free deflated Passback soccer balls with needles to “Pack for a Purpose” on your trip. (Limit one request per address.)