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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 …

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COVID-19 Updates

During these uncertain times, HALO is still providing a stable environment for our HALO Youth. With precautions set in place, HALO has been able to continue to help youth in each of our locations. If you would like to help our HALO locations, click on the blue location titles. HALO Kansas City HALO Jefferson City Girls Home HALO Jefferson City …

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#ArtDoesGood Instructional Videos

Instructional Video 1: Learn how to get started with your HALO #ArtDoesGood campaign page. Instructional Video 2: Learn how to enhance your HALO #ArtDoesGood campaign page with this Communication Plan Tutorial. Instructional Video 3: Learn how to connect your HALO #ArtDoesGood campaign page with Facebook. Instructional Video 4: Learn how to enhance your HALO #ArtDoesGood campaign page with this Social …

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#ArtDoesGood Social Media and Email Samples

Personalizing your message goes a long way, but if you need some help getting started, we have included some sample captions. We have also included images you can download and use on social media. Throughout the campaign, please post photos or videos of your creations. Use your platform to share the campaign using #artdoesgood and tagging HALO. Sample Facebook Captions …