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BATUK volunteer for four days at the Baraka Orphanage

Annual ArtsKC awards luncheon will draw a who’s who in the arts community

Kansas City Women of Influence: Five Leaders Stepping Forward to Change Our Community

Art blooming for HALO Foundation

Yahoo News Picks up Salma Hayek’s People Magazine Interview

HALO Featured in USA Today Discussing Salma Hayek Interview

Salma Hayek makes strong plea for HALO Mexico in People Magazine

Slag Gallery art auction to benefit HALO featured in “10 NYC Gallery Exhibitions to See This November”

HALO Founder & CEO featured in Gotham article

KC Star Highlights HALO Summer Showcase

Bryce Dallas Howard auctions her Golden Globes gown for The HALO Foundation

“I realize more than ever that we’re here to serve God and others…I have never felt so alive.” – Rebecca Welsh featured in this month’s HER Magazine

HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh to receive “Inspiration of Action” Award at Variety Magazine’s “Power of Women” Event

Kansas City Nonprofit Shines in National Spotlight HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh Honored Alongside Winfrey, Hayek and Paltrow for Outstanding Philanthropy

Variety Celebrates Hollywood’s Most Philanthropic and Inspiring Women at the 9th Installment of Variety’s Power of Women Event Presented by Lifetime

Oprah Tearfully Empowers Women to Help Others at Variety’s Power of Women

This is one powerful bunch

Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek Pinault, Oprah Winfrey among Power of Women honorees

Power Posse

‘Inspired’ series aims to uplift, encourage women: Founder Rebecca Welsh featured with Bryce Dallas Howard on The Today Show

HALO ArtReach Auction featured in KC Magazine

HALO Fourth Annual Fashion Show online KC Magazine

Rebecca Welsh Helps Orphans and At-Risk Kids Worldwide in People Magazine

The HALO Foundation with Rebecca Welsh on VoiceAmerica

HALO Center harnesses the creative power of kids in Kansas City Star

HALO featured on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric

Lacy Voight, Program Director for The HALO Foundation answers The Pitch’s questionaire

Art Attack: Whitney Manney donates original hangbags to HALO

One year later, Sister Berta Sailer’s challenge has been answered

Mary Pryse HALO Foundation Ambassador on VoiceAmerica

HALO featured in Kansas City Metro CARES Magazine April 2013 issue

HALO Program Director Lacy Voight featured on the “KC Forum with Kathy Quinn” radio show

HALO Founder’s story in Soma Magazine

Violet Vibes magazine March 2012 Issue

Martial arts students gain worldview

JohnstonWells celebrates 40-Year Anniversary with $40K in pro-bono for HALO Foundation 

NEST + Nourish….inspiration from HALO worldwide

Jefferson City

HALO hosts art auction and opens its doors to the community

New home provides shelter for homeless teens

HALO to celebrate 9th annual ArtReach Auction

HALO to receive center, 2 acres for shelter

Agencies strive to reach homeless with limited resources 

New teen homeless shelter opens in JC

HALO opens its doors to give exclusive first look at new home for homeless children

I Am Not Replaced

New HALO Jefferson City director combats local youth homelessness

Our Opinion: HALO expansion brightens mission

HALO Jefferson City featured on ABC 17 News 

HALO Branch Director Joyce Neuenswander Featured on Capital Arts Channel 13 News Coverage

Defeo Honored by Zonta

Zonta Club celebrating community

HALO founder giving kids the gift of reaching a dream

HALO Foundation plans auction

Art auction to raise funds for African orphanage

Local HALO branch exemplifies Characterplus trait

HALO supports orphanages across the globe

HALO group holding ‘Idol’ contest to benefit Mengo Home in Uganda



HALO Places Kansas City Homeless Youth Center Stage to Shine: “What does home mean to you?”

2017 HALO Award Winners

12th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction Feb. 24 and Preview Party Feb. 15

News Release: International Contemporary Artists Inspired by HALO Homeless Youths’ Resiliency

HALO is #JustGettingStarted with Headquarters Grand Opening

Kansas City Non-Profit Places Homeless Youth Center Stage to Shine

Author Gillian Flynn Challenges Community

HALO Honors 2016 Award Winners, Advocate, Volunteer, Supporter and Artist

Rickman Center facility allows significant expansion of HALO Foundation Transitional Living Program for homeless teens

Two HALO Teens Awarded $18,000 Education Scholarship

HALO Teen Awarded Moroccanoil® Cosmetology Scholarship

4th Annual HALO Fashion Show News Release

9th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction Fundraiser in Kansas City, MO at The Chiefs Stadium

6th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction Fundraiser in Jefferson City, MO

Local Kansas City Non-Profit “The HALO Foundation” Featured in People Magazine


Please reference the following tools:

HALO News Release

HALO Mission Video

HALO Timeline

Staff Bios

2012 Highlights/Annual Report

2013 Highlights/Annual Report

2015 Annual Report





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