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Spring Fun

Spring has finally arrived, and we couldn’t be more ready at the Jefferson City Girls Home. We celebrate every season and work to create memorable moments and traditions for the kids who live at HALO. We want them to see that there is beauty in change and give them a foundation of celebration to take with them after they leave …

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HALO in the News

There are a lot of different aspects of HALO. As an organization, we aim to be the foundation of a family for kids around the world who need one. We provide housing, healing, and education to those kids and strive to meet their needs so they can thrive in the future. That looks different for every HALO kid we meet. …

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2022 Art Auction Recap

On Feb. 25th, HALO held its 2022 Virtual Art Auction, “Defying the Odds.” Although we had an unfortunate technical glitch the night of the event, we ended up raising over $400,000 and counting for the children we support. It takes a village of people that helped us make this such a great success, and we can’t thank you all enough. …

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HALO March Volunteers Of The Month

Kansas City Volunteers Of The MonthThis month, we honor Andrew Arbeau and Jessica Franzen as our volunteers of the month. Andrew started as our Marketing Intern in October 2021, and Jessica started as our Event Planning Intern in December 2021. During that time, they helped support HALO by creating impactful content for our social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, …

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HOMELESSNESS HURTS. ART HEALS.

“Defying the Odds”: A Livestream HALO Art Auction Benefiting Homeless Youth Feb. 25 Watch HALO Film Premiere Featuring HALO Youth Ziere with Special Guest Appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Salma Hayek and More, Musical Performances Headlined by Sister Sledge ft. Sledgendary Kansas City, MO — HALO, a nonprofit that helps homeless and at-risk children around the world, is hosting its Virtual Art …

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Watch Party Resources

Please download the resources below to help you throw the perfect Watch Party with your friends, family, or team. Sign up here to host a watch part if you haven’t already. Download an E-Invitation Watch Party Welcome Letter 2022 Art Auction Program Social Media Activity and Explanation How To Watch and Bid How To Use Your Watch Party Kit Recipes For …

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January Volunteers of the Month

The work we do at HALO is not possible without our incredible volunteers. Congratulations to our Jefferson City Volunteers of the Month, our Meal Train Volunteers! Meal Train Volunteers sign up to provide warm meals for HALO kids. Full bellies make a world of difference for kids who know what it means to be hungry—interested in becoming a meal train …

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Facing the Facts: A HALO Perspective on Human Trafficking by Aubony Chalfant, LCPC

By: Aubony Chalfant, LCPC HALO’s Mission stands for much more than the physical and mental well-being of children. Human Trafficking is a tragic but real issue that even we have to confront. Our focus is housing, healing, and education for homeless and at-risk children locally and worldwide.  Unfortunately, this population is more at risk for human trafficking due to the …

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Host A Watch Party For The HALO Art Auction

This year HALO has seen a 62% increase in need. So many kids who were living on the brink of homelessness are now in dire need of support. It’s a simple question – How do we reach more kids? We need more people to help. The best way to do this is to share HALO with your friends and family. …

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Meet Joshua

Meet Joshua. Just a kid and yet serves as a glowing example of how much love can change someone’s life. Before HALO, Joshua was uncertain when and where his next meal would take place. He had no school to go to and was forced to live on the street. In 2018, Joshua was welcomed into the HALO Kibuli Home in …