Bracelets Made With Love

Compassionate children and teens all over have been hard at work making friendship bracelets for kids who need it the most.  When a child comes to HALO, they are saying that they are alone in this world. It’s scary to feel alone, especially in a new place with new people, which is why ClubHALO members are spreading love and friendship …

March Volunteers of the Month

HALO is rooted in love and fueled by volunteers, making it possible to support the thousands of kids in need because of our amazing HALO volunteers. Every month, HALO shouts out volunteers for the ways that they give their time and talents, helping one more child spend one less day alone.Our Kansas City Volunteer of the Month is Valerie Morrill. …

Jefferson City 2024 Art Auction Recap

“HALO is a place to call home. Even after you move out of HALO, HALO is still family. There’s still somebody you can count on. When you help someone like me, you’re not only helping me, but you’re helping the next generation. You’re helping my daughter have a better life. So the fact that I can give her a good …

HALO Life Skills

The Importance of Life Skills Teaching life skills is crucial for equipping youth with the knowledge and ability to navigate life’s hardships. Life skills at HALO encompass a wide range of competencies, such as communication, critical thinking, compassion, and problem-solving. These skills not only enhance personal development but also play a huge role in forming community and adaptability here at HALO. …

Welcome HALO Interns!

As the New Year kicked off, we welcomed two new interns for the spring. The interns at HALO play a vital role in assisting us with our mission to aid homeless and at-risk youth. We can’t wait to see their personal and professional development throughout their internship with HALO.  Get to know our new interns!    Emily Farney Jefferson City …

February Volunteers of the Month

HALO runs smoothly thanks to the many volunteers who come together every day to support HALO’s mission!The February Volunteer of the Month in Jefferson City is Dawn Sebion from the University of Missouri Extension program!Dawn has been volunteering with the Jefferson City Learning Center by providing her expertise to HALO youth in the HALO Girls Home, Boys Program, and JCAC …

Kansas City’s 2024 Art Auction Recap

HALO is a place to call home. Even after you move out of HALO, HALO is still family. There’s still somebody you can count on. When you help someone like me, you’re not only helping me, but you’re helping the next generation. You’re helping my daughter have a better life. So the fact that I can give her a good …

Self-Discipline Life Skill Speaker: Albani Beza

HALO Volunteer Albani Beza joined HALO Staff in February, opening up the conversation about Self-Discipline. Her life and experiences as a young entrepreneur and mom were inspiring and motivating for HALO Staff when reflecting on February’s Life Skill. Albani graduated high school a year early to pursue a career as a hairstylist. A year into her apprenticeship, she became a …

“Defying the Odds”: A HALO Art Auction Benefiting Homeless Youth Feb. 24 and March 9

Kansas City, MO — HALO, a nonprofit that helps homeless and at-risk children around the world, is hosting its annual Art Auction fundraiser in person on Sat., Feb. 24, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo., AND Sat., March 9 in Jefferson City, Mo., showcasing stories of HALO youth “Defying the Odds.” Guests who are not able to attend the two in-person …