HALO Kansas City Welcomes New Interns

HALO Headquarters welcomes six new interns to our Kansas City office for the Spring semester. Gaby Berberich (left) and Kelsey Duffy (right) are new marketing interns and will be working on a variety of projects from social media to helping with the ArtReach auction.                 Kelsie Jennings (left) and Ellen Terhune are public …

HALO Honors July Volunteer of the Month Carmen Gramajo-Moser

We would like to recognize Carmen Gramajo-Moser as the HALO volunteer of the month. Carmen has provided a great deal of resources in HALO’s research in Guatemala. She has served as an advocate on behalf of HALO in a variety of ways, including assisting with International Relations, Events, Research and bringing a unique perspective with fresh ideas. Thank you, Carmen! …

HALO Summer Showcase is THIS Thursday

Please join us Thursday, July 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to celebrate the HALO Kansas City Learning Center! HALO supporters, volunteers, board members, and the community are celebrating the amazing progress and achievements of our homeless and at-risk youth. The Summer Showcase will feature a variety of youth performances as well as artwork with accompanying audio files from the youth explaining …

HALO Youth explores Careers in Medical Field

[slideshow_deploy id=’518938′] The HALO Learning Center – KC hosted an Explore Workshop with Kansas City University’s School of Medicine and Biosciences. Led by medical student and HALO volunteer, Laura Gilbert, HALO youth were introduced to the details of a medical field education. From there, youth were divided into two teams to perform “patient simulations” – robotized training mannequins with symptoms …

Happy Holidays, HALO Family!

Dear HALO Family, Ten years ago, I was inspired by a 6 year-old street girl named Daisy. She taught me what empathy is. I learned that empathy is not just putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. It is taking your heart out of your chest and letting it beat in someone else’s. I would close my eyes and sleep on …

5th Annual HALO Youth Fashion Show

5th Annual HALO Youth Fashion Show Career Workshops Benefiting at-risk youth in Kansas City Kansas City, Mo. – The HALO Foundation presents the 5th Annual Youth Fashion Show on Thursday, August 6, 2015, 6:00 -9:00 p.m., at Terrace on Grand, 1520 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108.   Throughout the Summer, HALO youth participate in a variety of workshops that …

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win a Harley!

HALO’s 10th birthday is quickly approaching, and we can’t express enough how excited we are to celebrate with all of you. HALO believes the best celebration of our 10th birthday, our supporters and our commitment to youth in the greatest need is to offer up some amazing prizes – some of the most extravagant prizes we have the pleasure of giving away. …