Rancho San Antonio
About Rancho San Antonio
Rancho San Antonio Boys Home (website & video) is a Knights of Columbus supported organization that provides a caring, therapeutic environment where young men can develop the skills, values, and personal responsibility needed to successfully rejoin their families and communities. Founded by the Catholic Big Brothers in 1933, thousands of young men have turned to Rancho San Antonio for help and guidance. Since the 1950's, the Knights of Columbus have provided most of the fundraising for Rancho San Antonio. Within the first three years, the Knights raised enough money to build the chapel, indoor swimming pool, and the first four dormitories on the grounds. The campus sits on 19 acres and, with the continued support of the Knights of Columbus, has grown to include 11 living units, a dining hall, gymnasium, infirmary, recreation complex, football and baseball field, group home, career resource center and administration building. Rancho San Antonio currently provides service to 106 boys and their families.
Annual Raffle Fundraiser
Council #3744 participates in the annual sale of raffle tickets (typically in the March-April time period) to raise funds for Rancho San Antonio "Boys Home of the West". Each member Knight is asked to purchase tickets in addition to teams of Knights selling tickets to parishioners after Masses at our three local parishes. We greatly appreciate your support of this effort and count on your enthusiastic purchase of raffle tickets to make this life-changing program available to troubled young men.
2019 Raffle Fundraiser Results
We are now in 2019 and preparing to expand on last year’s successful fundraising. All brothers should have received tickets.
To all Brother Knights: we need your assistance! There will be ticket sales happening at each of our three local parishes, where your help is essential for a successful drive. The times and dates currently scheduled are as follows:
Church of the Visitation - March 9th (Sat) and March 10th (Sun), before and after all Masses
St. Anastasia’s - currently being scheduled
St Jerome’s - March 23rd (Sat) and March 24th (Sun), before and after all Masses
If anyone needs more tickets, or has any questions, please contact me. Thank you all for your continuing support of this important charity.
Mike Engler PGK, Rancho San Antonio Chairman