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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 …

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Former Homeless Youth and Now Poet Marjai Becomes the Voice for the Voiceless

HALO Short Documentary Features HALO Alum Marjai’s Healing Journey Through Poetry with Exclusive Surprise Oprah Winfrey Interview (Kansas City, MO) — HALO, a nonprofit that serves homeless and at-risk children around the world, launched its short documentary featuring 20-year-old HALO Alum Marjai sharing how poetry saved her life, followed by an exclusive surprise interview with Oprah Winfrey. “HALO provides housing, …

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January Volunteers of the Month

Every month, we get the honor of choosing our volunteers of the month. We appreciate the love and support shown by our volunteers. Here are our January 2021 volunteers of the month! Jefferson City: A big thank you to Meraki Hair Salon. This holiday season, they created their own Holiday Drive for HALO. They were able to collect lots of …

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HALO Holiday 2020

For our HALO kids, the holidays have usually been associated with pain and frustration. We hope that by creating fun holiday traditions, our youth have a positive experience during the holidays and the opportunity to pass down these traditions to their children one day. This holiday season, we were able to create some great memories thanks to you. Here are …

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#ArtDoesGood 2020 Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first HALO #ArtDoesGood campaign! Together, we raised over $44,000. This will provide a haven of creativity, future-focused art and life skill programs, and professional development training for 220 kids in a HALO Learning Center for one year! Also, congratulations to our 2020 Prize Winners:   Most Raised (Individual) Erin Clark (L) & …

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Oprah Winfrey Joins the Fight to End Childhood Homelessness at HALO Virtual ArtReach Auction “The Main Event” Feb. 26

Watch HALO Film Premiere Featuring HALO Youth Marjai and Exclusive Oprah Interview Special Music Performances by Tenille Townes and G. Love Kansas City, MO — HALO, a nonprofit that helps homeless and at-risk children around the world, is hosting its Virtual ArtReach Auction “The Main Event” on Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 to raise funds for homeless and at-risk children. This …