Over $20,000 raised! You’ve helped bring digital reading to Kenya

Look at what you did in ten days: Just $10 at a time, you came together from all over the world, and raised over $20,000 so that children in Kenya can have access to the huge and beautiful world brought to them by books. The funds raised in 2015 from Passports with Purpose will help […]

Love these prizes as our fundraiser ends soon

We’re down to the final hours of our fundraiser and things are heating up. We’ve raised closed to $15,000 since we started on November 8 and would love to make that $20,000 by 11:59 p.m. EST tomorrow, Wednesday, November 18. But to get there we need your help. Every $10 moves us closer to bringing […]

Ten dollars + Our best odds prizes = Digital Reading for Kenya

The “Best Odds Post” has become something of a tradition in the Passports with Purpose fundraiser. Every year we know that some people wait to donate and bid until we’ve told them just what prizes they have the best chance of winning. That means we assume that all those of you who have held off on […]

It’s Friends and Family Friday at #PwP

We’re just about at the halfway mark in our fundraiser, and are definitely feeling the online love. Our fantastic bloggers have been out tweeting up a storm, sharing their prizes on Facebook, and filling the online travel airspace with all kinds of goodness on our #PwP hashtag. We love to see it, and to see […]

It’s we-love-our-prize-sponsors day

Seriously – have you looked at our prize catalogue? If not, take a minute and go check it out. We’ll wait. Luxury hotel stays from New York to California, a week in a Yosemite yurt (now those are two words it’s very fun to say together), a high-performance GoPro camera, a pickpocket-proof wardrobe of travel […]

Join PwP for Upcoming Twitter Chats!

Now that our 8th annual fundraiser has kicked off, we hope you will join us for one or more Twitter parties/chats in the next 10 days to learn more about Passports with Purpose and Worldreader and to help us spread the word about the fundraiser! First up is the #KidsNTrips Twitter party tomorrow morning, November […]

Donate Now and bring e-books to Kenya with Worldreader

Welcome to the 8th annual Passports with Purpose travel bloggers fundraiser! The prize catalog is now open and we’re taking donations for our 2015 beneficiary, Worldreader. Check out the hotel stays near and far, clothing, electronics, gift certificates, tours, travel gear and more! They make great gifts for the holidays, and best of all you are helping someone […]

Worldreader President David Risher shares his story

We’re getting ready to kick off our annual fundraiser on November 8, 2015. This year 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Worldreader to bring e-readers and e-books to libraries in Kenya. We’re thrilled today to offer a bit of the behind-the-scenes story of Worldreader from its president and co-founder David Risher.  Learn more about David […]

It’s Selfie Time! Share Your Favorite #BooksforKenya Photo

When I was eight years old I received as a gift a bank shaped like a giant Tootsie Roll. It was full to top with those small, chewy candies whose chocolate flavor somehow manages to be appealing, waxy, and artificial all at once. The minute I opened this present I knew exactly what I would […]

Come celebrate International Literacy Day with us on Twitter

Did you know that Tuesday, September 8, 2015 is International Literacy Day? This year’s theme is Literacy and Sustainable Societies. We can’t think of  a more perfect theme to fit with our fundraiser for Worldreader than that. So we’ve decided to throw a party on Twitter and we’d love for you all to join us. The […]

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