Streets are for cars, not Veterans

Who We Are

This past year has been a harsh lesson for today’s society. We lost people, were forced into a state of survival, and were isolated from the daily warmth, laughter, and community so many of us took for granted.
Today we celebrate the strength found within ourselves and each other to persevere and help others.
Patriot’s Promise was founded in 2012 by John R. Baskin Sr. As a former Army Captain/Helicopter Pilot and Desert Storm Veteran, John felt a strong calling to give back and honor unrecognized heroes. His father, Colonel/Reverend Ronald R. Baskin served in both the Korean and Vietnam War before retiring after 33 years of decorated service.
Colonel Baskin dedicated the rest of his life serving the church as well as countless homeless, broken, and forgotten soldiers at VA Hospitals all around the US. Colonel Baskin passed away in 2010 at the age of 84 and was a true inspiration in John’s life.
At Patriot’s Promise we believe “Streets are for cars, not veterans.”

Upcoming Events

Patriot’s Promise Presents: Black Tie Event
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM

    This Black Tie Evening will be Patriot’s Promise’s 4th Annual event! You will be taken through an intertwined military and live entertainment experience. We will open the evening with a beautiful display of the Traditional Presentation of Colors, the National Anthem, God Bless America in recognition of the veterans, active duty members, and civilian supporters we choose to honor this evening.

From the moment you walk in, you will be entranced by the elegant ballroom and extraordinary outdoor ambiance. Surrounded by like-minded people, you will have the privilege of enjoying a sit-down 3-course dinner, wine, and refreshing Cash Bar.   

The night will continue with dancing to music from the ’50s, the ’60s, and ’70s. and from our young local talent! The night will then culminate with the Couture Fashions from Designer and Army Veteran Brent Bryant and Internationally know Asian Inspired Designer MASAKI of Masaki Matsuka who’s shops are in Fashion Island, Santa Monica, and Beverley Hills! 

Take advantage of the opportunity to engage with some of the most influential members of communities around the United States, as well as around the world. Furthering the black-tie element, we will have an exclusive cocktail hour from 6-7 you won’t want to miss! 

Not only will you leave our exquisite black-tie event having experienced one of the best nights of your life, but you will also be able to bring home some one-of-a-kind Auction Experiences and Individual items brought to you from Sculptor, Stella Jones, Wang Lan (wanghongyi) APFFF’s well known Contemporary Artist and Patriots Promise 2019 featured Artist.

This year’s we are pleased to announce another national and first-class Artist and Calligrapher for our featured Artist, Sun Xiaohua!  Sun is the Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Calligraphy, and holds other prestigious titles as a calligrapher! These are only a few of the exciting supporters you will have the opportunity to meet and bid on auction items from them and others.

We want you to know that your Charitable Donations are tax-deductible and you will leave knowing you have made a true impact on the homeless Veteran community this year.

We thank you for your enthusiasm and are thrilled about your presence at the event! We encourage you to share this event with those as passionate as yourself and can’t wait to see all your gorgeous outfits



Click on our “Black Tie Event” above to purchase tickets and become the new featured faces of Patriot’s Promise!




We choose every day to work towards the tomorrow we all deserve. We ask you to join us in choosing kindness. Contribute to our work in assisting homeless and at-risk Veterans here in Orange County by donating your time, money, or items (we will pick up) to our live and silent auction. No amount is ever too big or small and your dedication to change is greatly appreciated!
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