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Staying Strong in Times of Uncertainty

In the past 15 years of HALO we can honestly say that we have never experienced a time that has changed so rapidly as we have with the world and it’s response to COVID-19. While it is easy (and valid) to get into the mindset of feeling defeated or unsure of what will come next, here at HALO we challenge …

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Partner Spotlight: reStart

According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year an estimated 36,006 public school students in Missouri experienced homelessness over the course of the year. At HALO we are so lucky to have such a strong community around us who support and partner with us to fight …

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HALO Youth Marjai Shares ‘HALO Effect’ at INSPIRED BY WOMEN Benefit

Photo Credit Caroline Fiss HALO held a discussion of notable female leaders who are making a difference called INSPIRED BY WOMEN on Nov. 7 at the Gramercy Park Hotel Terrace in New York. Moderated by Cheddar Anchor Jill Wagner, panel speakers included Actress and Film Director Bryce Dallas Howard, Moroccanoil Co-Founder Carmen Tal, Veronica Beard Co-Founders Veronica M. Beard and …

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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day. Here at HALO we are surrounded by so many strong women. Women who have defied the odds. We are honored to stand behind these women and to continue fighting for the rights of women around the world. Together we make a difference. Together we shape our future.

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HALO Thanksgiving 2018

HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh writes: We just finished Thanksgiving Dinner at one of our HALO Homes. One of our HALO girls Leah stood up bravely, and said she was thankful for the opportunity of a new life and grateful for her HALO family. I walked away overwhelmed with gratitude. Seeing our kids gathered in a room, safe, and loved makes …

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Madison’s Art Gallery

Tenacious. That’s the word Madison uses to describe her artwork and herself. Madison has been painting and drawing since she was 3, and has continually grown as an artist. Presently, she has a collection displayed as part of the SWELL show. She calls it “Expressional Growth”, inspired by the way she has grown as a person and an artist. It’s …

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Gifts That Give Back

Holiday Gift Inspiration Download Your Holiday Greeting Card Here Day 1: Give the Gift of Security One of our 16-year-old girls who lives in a HALO Home had to go to the hospital for a high fever. When the nurse asked if she had a safe place to sleep, she said, “For the first time in my life, I can say yes.” …

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Kelvin’s Success Story

Kelvin came to our Timau home in Kenya when he was just a little boy. His mother had died of TB, and he and his little brother had nowhere to go. He approached HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh, begging for a place to stay. The Timau home was at capacity and short on funding, and not in a place to take …