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Oprah Winfrey Joins the Fight to End Childhood Homelessness at HALO Virtual ArtReach Auction “The Main Event” Feb. 26

Kansas City, MO — HALO, a nonprofit that helps homeless and at-risk children around the world, is hosting its Virtual ArtReach Auction “The Main Event” on Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 to raise funds for homeless and at-risk children. This is an action-packed night featuring HALO youth, live entertainment, the HALO Documentary Short Film Premiere, and a live and silent auction …

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December Volunteer Of The Month

We appreciate the love and support shown by our volunteers. Their dedication is what helps HALO grow and thrive. Every month, we get the honor of choosing our volunteers of the month.  Ashley Cerrentano has been a genuine lifesaver helping our kids with tutoring at the HALO Haven. She’s been able to help three kids who weren’t able to attend …

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November Volunteer of the Month

We wanted to be sure that our kids had a warm meal for Thanksgiving even if we couldn’t all be in the same room this year. Thanks to our amazing volunteers of the month, the Kansas City Advocate Board, Sweet Smoke BBQ, and Hy-Vee Jeff City, we were able to make sure all our kids got a warm meal and …

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November Speaker of the Month: Angie Hundley

Angie Hundley began her life as a foster child, and that was only the first of many “bad lemons” she has had a taste of in her life. From humble beginnings, her drive and desire to be more than a statistic of the unsuccessful foster system made her make lemonade from each challenge. She said things changed for her when she …

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Health: November Lifeskill

This month at HALO, we’re talking about staying healthy! This week we talked to our kids about eating healthy foods. One way we do this is to encourage our kids to eat like the rainbow. Eating lots of fruits and veggies, of all colors of the rainbow, means our bodies are getting lots of vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals …

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Turn ‘Creativity’ Into a Safe Place to Live for Homeless Kids

Nonprofit H​ALO​ launches a new online ART-a-THON for all ages called #ArtDoesGood​ to benefit at-risk and homeless children around the world. An ART-a-THON is like a marathon except participants are not running, they are creating or performing art. “Art is good for our mental health. It can be making music, painting, dancing, martial arts, cooking, videos, photography, yoga, whatever your …

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October Volunteers of the Month

Kansas City Our Kansas City volunteer of the month is our Meal Train Volunteers!  The Meal Train is a special group of volunteers that provide warm meals for our kids during Learning Center workshops. This group has been especially important during COVID when we have kids in the Learning Center every day during HALO Haven. Special thanks to Carmen Gramaho-Moser, …

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Uganda Youth Dental Surgeries

At HALO, we appreciate all our HALO supporters and want to show what an incredible difference your donation can make. This past summer 2020, HALO was able to support the HALO youth living in the Lungujja Girls Home and the Kibuli Boys Home with some dental surgeries and appointments! In total, 12 youth are on their way to a happy …

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Place Interiors: Art For Good

Local Kansas City artist, Julie Arnold, is doing more than just art selling her art. She’s creating art for a cause. Partnering with The HALO Foundation, Julie has created the Sycamore Bark Art Collection within her Art For Good Collection. Her collection is described by her website as “Giving new life to the bark of a sycamore tree takes on …