The Red Shoes Fiesta

In 2002, a frightened and crying four-year-old girl was brought into St. PJ’s Children’s Shelter, along with her six-year-old brother. Due to severe abuse and neglect, they had to be removed from their home. While the case manager was comforting the little girl, she noticed that the girl was wearing sparkling red shoes. When asked, “Where did you get those?” the little girl responded, “My grandma gave me these shoes to remind me that someday I am going to go home.”

Those little red shoes are our ongoing inspiration for the annual St. PJ’s Red Shoes Fiesta, and serve as a reminder that each child dreams of a special, safe place to call home. You are cordially invited to attend our 20th Red Shoes Fiesta event benefitting St. PJ’s Children’s Home on May 9, 2024, at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.

We hope that you will take this opportunity to help the children of St. PJ’s find their own “Red Shoes” on their path to a safe and happy home. YOU can help St. PJ’s make a difference by providing a Red Shoes Fiesta Sponsorship or making a donation.

This year’s Red Shoes Fiesta will be located at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209.

6:00 PM

Mission Conception Sponsor

Mission San Juan Sponsors

Briant A. Harkiewicz

Ramirez Law Firm

Tim Eurton

Mission Espada Sponsors

Carvajal Pharmacy LTC

Catholic Charities


Communities in Schools of San Antonio

Diane Castillo

Flumelaw Firm LLP

Frost Bank


Jefferson Bank

Marmon Mok Architecture

Mauro Bustos

Monticello Homes

Our Lady of the Lake University

Plains Capital Bank

Scheuerman Law Firm

Seton Home

Sequoia Financial Group

Shannon Moravitz


The NRP Group

Our campus remains closed to the public, but you can take a virtual tour of our beautiful St. PJ’s campus at 919 Mission Road by watching this video!

What happens to a child when they arrive at St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home? What about one week and one month after arrival? Find out by watching the video below!