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HALO Honors January Volunteers of the Month

Jefferson City is honoring Theresa McClellan as our volunteer of the month. Theresa is always willing to volunteer. She has connected with our residents and has formed relationships with them. Theresa volunteers with transportation, has taught multiple life skill classes, provided meals, and always has the girls best interest in mind.  Kansas City is honoring Taylor Rehmer as our January Volunteer …

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Education: A Path to a Positive Future

The three pillars of HALO are housing, healing and education. The kids who come to us are hungry for more than just food. That’s why HALO works to provide our kids with the education they deserve to put them on a path to a positive future. HALO youth Tiana and Marjai are perfect examples of this. 4 years ago, Tiana …

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14th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction Feb. 22 Benefiting At-Risk and Homeless Children, Announcing 2019 Award Winners: Advocates, Volunteers, Artist, Supporter, Hero and Stars of the Year

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: January 11, 2019 Media Contact: Nicole Gerken  816-472-4256  nicolegerken@haloworldwide.org                                     Kansas City, MO—Kansas City nonprofit HALO is hosting its 14thAnnual ArtReach Auction Event at The Brass on Baltimore (1228 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105) on Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, from 6 …

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Sarah Dodge Presents on Goal Setting at HALO Staff Meeting

In the month of January, the focus is on the life skill “Goal Setting”. Sarah Dodge joined the HALO staff at their meeting on Tuesday, January 8th to talk about what Goal Setting means to her. Sarah believes that goals give life direction and allow us to enforce healthy behaviors. She shared her 5 guidelines of goal setting. First, she …

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Instilling a Sense of Tradition

Reported December 23rd by the Jefferson City News Tribune. “This year, the staff at the HALO house have gone out of their way to help instill holiday traditions in the young women who stay with them. Though they focused on Christmas celebrations, the hope is new traditions are being implanted in these young women that they can then share with …

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KC Housing Girls Learn Woodworking

Kansas City Volunteer Julie Arnold, owner of Place, developed a program to teach woodworking to our Kansas City housing girls- Frankie and Madison.  They will be learning the entire process of creating, and selling, a collection of reclaimed wood serving trays designed by Julie. Their experience started with a tour led by Tim, owner of Urban Lumber Co, This is where …

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Happy HALOdays!

When you grow up worried about what you’re going to eat and where you’re going to sleep, you don’t have much time for things like buttercream frosting and decorations. The holidays can be a difficult time of year when you’re used to spending them alone. At HALO, we want to remind every child that they are loved. The month has …

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HALO Honors December Volunteers of the Month

Kansas City is proud to introduce our Advocate Board as our December Volunteers of the Month. This incredible group of women meet monthly to address the needs for at-risk and homeless youth. These advocates allow us to say yes to the children we serve and go above and beyond for them, like a family would. This month, our advocate board …

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New $6 Million Housing Center for Homeless Teens in the Works

KSHB-TV Reported Dec. 12, 2018 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City organization helping homeless and at-risk youth said the need is increasing. HALO (Helping Art Liberate Orphans) recently started a big effort to help get a roof over more kids’ heads. The organization is launching a $6 million project to build a new learning center and housing that can …