Nonprofit hosts monthly birthday parties at The Children's Shelter

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Fiesta doesn't just come once a year at The Children's Shelter.A customized birthday party is celebrated every month at the shelter's residential treatment center."Even if a child has been through some tough stuff, at that moment, they're a kid again," said Emily Calderon-Galdeano, co-founder of Fiesta Wishes, a local nonprofit that is only a year old.Calderon-Galdeano said the group's goal is to give "smiles, memories, hope" to children who've been traumatized by abuse or neglect."They're coming from very dire situations where they don't have birthday parties," said Children's Shelter spokesw...

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