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#HumansofHALO Meet Twebeze

Many HALO members and graduates attend Uganda’s Ekitangaala Transformation High School, a school that seeks to curate a rising generation of leaders and change seekers. I had the opportunity to visit their school and join in the classroom conversation encompassing the topic of “integrity.” I saw a group of dedicated, inspiring, and humble individuals who attentively and genuinely sought to …

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The Greatest Leaders of All

  HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh writes: “The wonderful thing about my job is I get to watch people use their gifts for good. I believe this is what we were all made to do in one way or another. There is a lovely young woman named Chelsea McGill. She is a busy mama of 2 beautiful girls and a business …

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“Change That Counts” Change Box Fundraiser

HALO serves over a half a million meals each year. We serve children who come from homeless and unimaginable circumstances that they did not choose for themselves. Help us keep our promise that being a HALO child means never having to worry about your next meal. The HALO Change That Counts box was created for you to make an impact …

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HALO Honors Volunteer of the Month Adam Sterns

HALO is proud to honor Adam Sterns as the October Volunteer of the Month! Adam has been a long-time supporter of our Kansas City Learning Center, providing both dinners and breakfasts for our youth during programs. He also is an advocate for the artwork created by HALO youth, and has helped to culminate a HALO Learning Center gallery display. The …

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Meet Sharifa #HumansofHALO

Sharifa Nansamba has been living in the Mengo home supported by HALO since 2008. Her two parents separated while Sharifa was very little and she was not able to continue living with her mom. After their separation, her dad remarried and Sharifa’s new stepmom abused her and denied her the opportunity to attend school. She spent two years out of …

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Dream Home and Humans of HALO Exhibit

If you missed the powerful Dream Home and Humans of HALO exhibits this Summer, now is your second chance to see it. The exhibits are up at Gould Evans Studio located at 4041 Mill Street Kansas City, MO 64111 until Feburary. Over the Summer, we asked our HALO children what home means to them. This exhibit gives you an inside …

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Kicking off Leadership Life Skill With Lighthouses!

We’ve kicked off the October Life Skill “Leadership” in the Kansas City Learning Center. Throughout the month, we are teaching our kids what it means to be a leader and the little actions they can take to become one in their day-to-day lives. During one of our weekly art workshop, our kids (ages 5-17) were tasked with designing a lighthouse. …

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Weekly Wish Wednesday: PowerPack Supplies

Our youth in Kansas City is in need of PowerPack supplies. Necessary goods like hygienic supplies, food, and clothes can make a real difference in our kids’ lives. It helps them feel good about themselves and better able to concentrate on school or job training. PowerPacks are a way to make sure they don’t have to worry about these things …