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June Volunteers of the Month

With the school year wrapping up, we want to extend an extra thank-you to the HALO Haven volunteers who supported our youth through their virtual learning this year! We are so grateful to have volunteers that take the time to form positive relationships with our kids.  They appreciate you more than you know! Thank you to our Kansas City Volunteers …

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Community Outreach Success Stories

Juma is a 22-year-old who lives in Lungujja. He lost his parents at a very young age causing him to grow up on his own and miss out on formal education. He developed amazing musical talents at a young age and found his love for drumming. This love of drumming got him a job as a musical instrumentalist playing for …

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Congratulations to our Graduates!

At HALO, we have the privilege of not only getting to know the unique and special stories of each of our youth but also getting to see them succeed. Our youth overcome obstacles with such tenacity. They learn to value themselves through the mentors and friends they meet along the way, and that is why seeing them succeed is so …

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Updates in Uganda

Recently the kids in Uganda have been very busy! A total of 1,384 youth are served in the Uganda Learning Center, and it keeps growing. The kids have been a part of various activities including, reading, sewing, cosmetology training, kickboxing, and much more. Here are a few pictures of the kids enjoying their time. We even got a picture of …

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May Volunteers of the Month

Every month at HALO, we take a moment to shine a light on some wonderful people who take time out of their busy lives to give back. At HALO, every volunteer means so much to us because you never know how big of an impact you can make on one of our kids. We appreciate the compassion and mentorship so …

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The Many Mothers of HALO

Mothers are an important part of childhood. They are the first ones to encourage you when you’re feeling down, they have magical kisses and hugs that mend broken hearts. Our mothers are the ones that teach us how to tie our shoes, how to make our beds, and how to cook dinner without burning the house down. They are the …

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HALO Heat

Every day there are children all over the world who go home to an empty house. That house might be empty because they have a mother working two jobs to make ends meet, or it might be because they have parents who are complacent or ill equipt. Either way, it can be lonely and isolating. In the last year many …

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April Volunteers of the Month

HALO is so thankful for the efforts of every single one of our volunteers. We are inspired by their love, passion, and willingness to serve. Every month, we get the honor of choosing volunteers from both Kansas City and Jefferson City to recognize as our volunteers of the month. Read more about them and the impact that they make on …

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February & March Volunteers of the Month

HALO is so thankful for the efforts of every single one of our volunteers. We are inspired by their love, passion, and willingness to serve. Every month, we get the honor of choosing volunteers from both Kansas City and Jefferson City to recognize as our volunteers of the month. Read more about them and the impact that they make on …