HALO Announces 2017 Award Winners

HALO is excited to announce its 2017 Award Winners! It takes many to make HALO a success; these individuals and companies are recognized for their exceptional involvement and commitment:

  • Janie Schrader and Irina Protopopescu as Volunteers
  • Jeff Albright and Lene Westerman as Advocates
  • The Farmer Family and Clockwork as Supporters
  • Nina Irwin as Artist
  • Marjai, Tiana, Tia and Winnie as HALO Stars

The 2017 Awards will be presented at the 12th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction on Feb. 24, 2017. The HALO Stars is a new addition to the annual awards, honoring extraordinary children. Come to the ArtReach Auction to hear Marjai present her poem and hear Tia sing. More information on the winners can be found here.

“We are excited to recognize our 2017 HALO Award Winners,” said HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh. “They have raised thousands of dollars to support more than 1,200 HALO children in six countries, expanded our HALO mission within Kansas City, Jefferson City and New York City communities, constructed and furnished the new Jefferson City HALO Home and given countless hours creating art that has changed lives. I am so proud of our HALO Stars; they have become incredible role models to all HALO children.”

Check out the award winners in the videos below!