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Student in Kenya Makes HALO History

Throughout the years we’ve had the privilege of watching many of our HALO kids blossom into thriving adults. One of these young men is Denis, who has been a part of our HALO Home in Kenya since he was a very young boy. Because of Denis’ hard work and diligence, he not only received the highest grade in his high …

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Graduates Honored at Tiffany & Co. Breakfast

June 2nd was a day to remember for some of our graduates and staff members. Six of our HALO youth from both Kansas City and Jefferson City were the special guests of Tiffany & Co. on the Country Club Plaza in a private Breakfast at Tiffany’s event. On this exciting morning, our girls were served breakfast hors d’oeuvres and orange …

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Focus – Our May Workshop

The life skill for the month of May was focus! Our art projects this month were centered around this theme. We believe it is important to cover this topic with our youth because focus is the foundation for a solid work ethic, which provides opportunities and success for our kids. Check out what they have been up to below! On …

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Summer 2019 Kickoff

Summer means no school, lots of sunshine, and new programming! We cannot wait to get things started in the Learning Center. The life skills we will focus on are perseverance in June, and respect in July. Last Summer We asked our HALO kids what healing meant to them and focused our workshops around what they told us. We were fortunate …

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HALO Honors May Volunteers of the Month

Volunteers make our HALO world go round! We would like to honor our Volunteers of the Month for May. Jefferson City: Michelle Collins is Jefferson City’s volunteer of the month. Michelle comes to HALO on a weekly basis. She takes care of all of our donations and builds personable relationships with all our residents. Michelle is always willing to help …

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Mental Health Awareness Month at HALO

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which goes hand in hand with HALO’s mission and purpose. We strive to support homeless and at-risk children through housing, healing, and education so they can become contributing members of society. Therapeutic art is one of the ways we encourage our kids to express their emotions and goals in life to promote mental health. …

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2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 HALO Annual Report is here! In 2018 we gave our kids a home in which hope could emerge from hardship. And where drawings about their past unlocked dreams about their future. We worked to help one more child spend one less day alone. We have set big goals for 2019, but we couldn’t do it without your continued support. You make …