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.

Red Shoes Fiesta

Thursday, May 9, 2024

San Antonio Botanical Garden

Betty Kelso Center

555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209.

6:00 PM

Guests are encouraged to wear red shoes and fiesta attire!

Mission Concepción Sponsor

Mission San Juan Sponsors

Briant A. Harkiewicz

Madeline Ramirez

Ramirez Law Firm

Spectrum Lighting

Mission Espada Sponsors

681 Contractors

Anthony Turrietta

Aqua Tots

Carvajal Pharmacy LTC

Catholic Charities

Catholic Life Insurance

Celinda Baez Guerra,
Tradewinds, LLC

EOG Resources, Inc.

Frost Bank

Geraghty Family

Jefferson Bank

Marmon Mok Architecture

Monticello Homes

Office of Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai

Mauro Bustos

PlainsCapitol Bank

Ramirez Law Firm

Scheuerman Law Firm

Sequoia Financial Group

Seton Home


Spectrum Lighting, Inc.

The NRP Group

Underwriting Sponsors


Bill Miller


Burto and Aurora Sanchez

Hawkins Hope

Meg Garoutte

Peter Berrardo

Rich Funke

Scott Retzloff

Silver Eagle Beverages

Throwin Gold Studio

Yvonne Cione

You can take a virtual tour of our beautiful

St. PJ’s campus 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!