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HALO Jefferson City is Hiring!

Are you, or someone you know, searching for the opportunity to make an incredible impact on today’s youth? These positions provide the unique opportunity to protect and nurture HALO youth as they navigate their way from homelessness to independence, through setting them up with a lifetime of support and healthy relationships.  These positions require kindness, patience, and most of all-love.  …

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January Volunteer of the Month

HALO would not be the same without the efforts of every single volunteer that serves the organization. Each month, we have the pleasure of choosing volunteers to recognize as our Volunteers of the Month. Read a bit about both of them below! Kansas City HALO is happy to honor Carmen Gramajo-Moser as our January Volunteer of the Month! Carmen is …

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Bloom: A Traveling Poetry Display

We believe that art tells the truth. One way that HALO spreads truth through art is with Bloom, a traveling poetry display that shines a powerful light on homelessness and life for at-risk youth. These poems showcase the resilience and strength that it takes for our kids to bloom into the person they want to become. These poems tell their …

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January Goal Setting

January is goal-setting month at HALO and our youth are already well on their way to getting their goals off the ground and turning them into a reality. The Learning Center has made sure our youth have learned how to set goals that are SMART: (S)pecific, (M)easurable, (A)chievable, (R)ewarding, and (T)imely. Many of our youth set goals that revolve around …

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HALO Welcomes New Interns

We’re excited to introduce you to our new Kansas City interns! Meet Mikaela, Madeline, Athyna and Megan. We can’t do what we do without the help of our interns and volunteers. We are so appreciative of them, and inspired by their desire to help others. Mikaela Papageorgiou, Marketing Intern I chose to intern with HALO because the way they see the path …

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15th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction Feb. 28 Celebrating 15 Years of Growth and Thousands of Lives Changed, Announcing 2020 Award Winners: Advocates, Volunteers, Artist, Supporters of the Year

HALO 2019 Award Winners – Back Row: Brittany English, Sam Hoffman, Greg Lam, Derek You, Allison Reeve, Sally Sallee, Katrina Scott of Mariner Wealth Advisors. Front Row: Elise Brummett, HALO Youth Madison, HALO Youth Frankie and son, HALO Youth Alesia, Kim Ansari of Perennial Places and Carly Rae Robinson of Carly Rae Studio.  Kansas City, MO — Kansas City nonprofit …

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HALO Honors December Volunteers of the Month

HALO would not be the same without the efforts of every single volunteer that serves the organization. Each month, we have the pleasure of choosing volunteers to recognize as our Volunteers of the Month. Read a bit about both of them below! Kansas City Our Kansas City volunteer of the month is Justine Hice. This month, Justine wrapped up her …

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Thanksgiving 2019

On Thursday, November 14th, HALO held its HALO Thanksgiving for our kids at the HyVee Arena. Throughout the course of the evening, there was food, fun, and festivities galore. Mariner volunteers provided, and served, a delicious meal. The Advocate Board made pies for the Thanksgiving dinner. After a hearty meal, our kids went to the gym to enjoy some basketball …

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HALO Honors November Volunteers of the Month

HALO would not be the same without the efforts of every single volunteer that serves the organization. Each month, we have the pleasure of choosing volunteers to recognize as our Volunteers of the Month. Read a bit about each one of them below! Kansas City Nathan Davis & Gaige Barrett: Nathan and Gaige have a calm and encouraging energy that …

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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 …