#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) & …

#ArtDoesGood Resources To Get Started

Use these resources throughout your #ArtDoesGood campaign.Full Participant ToolkitFamily Friendly ActivitiesTips For FundraisingSocial MediaLooking to get involved?As A BusinessAs A SchoolAs A ChurchHOMELESSNESS HURTS. ART HEALS.Please contact [email protected] with any questions about #ArtDoesGood.

#ARTDOESGOOD

Start a FundraiserAt HALO, we believe art heals. Art transforms lives. Art unlocks self-expression in kids without a voice. Art is a key part of our HALO mission. Art is good for mental health. And with the #ArtDoesGood HALO campaign, it’s also good for homeless children. HOW #ARTDOESGOOD WORKS CREATE: Start your individual or team support page at haloworldwide.org/artdoesgood, then start …

2020 Virtual Summer Showcase

On July 29, 2020, HALO held its first Virtual Summer Showcase! Hosted by the Kansas City Program Facilitator, Alayna Howard, this event celebrates and showcases the HALO youth artwork created after a Summer of developing their passions and talents in different Learning Center Summer programs.  With the difficulties of COVID-19, HALO KC was able to utilize different spaces to accommodate the new safety …

Bloom: A Traveling Poetry Display

We believe that art tells the truth. One way that HALO spreads truth through art is with Bloom, a traveling poetry display that shines a powerful light on homelessness and life for at-risk youth. These poems showcase the resilience and strength that it takes for our kids to bloom into the person they want to become. These poems tell their …

Accountability – Our March Workshop

Accountability is the life skill we have been focusing on this month. Through this workshop our youth have had the opportunity to think about and illustrate the things they have control over and the things they do not. Such a powerful life skill as our youth navigate their way through life! Our HALO kids also learned that in order to …

Madison’s Art Gallery

Tenacious. That’s the word Madison uses to describe her artwork and herself.Madison has been painting and drawing since she was 3, and has continually grown as an artist. Presently, she has a collection displayed as part of the SWELL show. She calls it “Expressional Growth”, inspired by the way she has grown as a person and an artist. It’s a …

Love Heals In Our Summer Workshops

This summer, we asked our HALO children what healing means to them. How has HALO helped you heal? What makes you feel loved? From sewing to spoken word readings, our youth explore what makes them feel loved through powerful performances and artistry. These workshops are all thanks to our amazing instructors! We are grateful for all of their time and …