San Pedro Packages for Patriots™ is
a 501(c)(3) charity. Volunteer-led, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the
support of the brave men and women serving in the U.S. Armed
Forces. We support Soldiers, Sailors, Marines Airmen and Coast
Guardsmen by providing letters, care packages, and comfort items
to the deployed.
We do have a TAX ID# if you need a tax write-off.
This is the dream of Mike Walker, owner of San Pedro Automotive,
a Toyota repair shop in San Pedro, CA.
and his wife Shirley Vojkovich, have been sending packages to our men &
women in Iraq and Afghanistan for several years. Mike wants to
do as much as he can to support the people that are fighting for
our freedom. It's because of people like them that this is a
free country today.
has asked his customers and friends to help with this endeavor. They have
responded by donating items that our troops can use that they
probably aren't receiving otherwise. Some of them don't even
receive letters from home, so a package to them means
everything. Teachers have gotten their students to write letters
and draw pictures for them. Everyday customers bring more items
that they've purchased to be shipped to our Marines, Solders,
Sailors, Air Force, Coast Guard, & National Guard.
has been featured on the local Fox TV News program telling of how his
customers have helped. Mike and Shirley have receive a framed picture with
signatures of all of the Marines in the Baker Co that were
stationed in Iraq, with appreciation of all of the items that
Mike and Shirley have sent to them. Plus, the list keeps
growing with the number of letters, thanks, flags, and
certificates that they have received from grateful men and women
who are deployed appreciate receiving something from home.