Voluntourism

Helping others while we travel makes our travel experiences more poignant and real. Helping less fortunate countries and their peoples enriches our travels. Read about Voluntourism here at Striped Pot.

Pack for a Purpose—to help others

Ban Na Taer, near Vientiane, Laos.

If you’re traveling overseas this summer, consider tucking a few supplies into your suitcase that could help change lives. An organization, Pack for a Purpose, has made the concept of voluntourism (traveling with charitable intentions) very easy.

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Volunteering on the Navajo Reservation

Adopt a Native Elder Volunteers at the Sanders, AZ Food Run

You may not realize it but some treasures from the past are living out on the far reaches of the Navajo Nation. Find out about the Adopt a Native Elder Program and the volunteers who caravan out to distribute food and friendship to these traditional elders twice a year.

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