Happy Holidays from HALO

We spread joy and kindness to our current youth and alumni during the holiday season. We work to create positive holiday memories, just like a family would.JC girls home youth and alumniJC girls home youth and alumnisome of halo jefferson city staffIn Jefferson City, HALO Youth, Alumni, and Staff celebrated the holiday season at the Capital City Country Club by getting dressed …

Happy Holidays from HALO

We spread joy and kindness to our current youth and alumni during the holiday season. We work to create positive holiday memories, just like a family would.JC Girls Home Youth and AlumniSome of HALO Jefferson City StaffJC Boys Program Youth and StaffIn Jefferson City, HALO Youth, Alumni, and Staff celebrated the holiday season at the Capital City Country Club by …

January Volunteers of the Month

82% of HALO is made up of volunteers and interns, meaning that HALO heavily relies on the amazing people that donate their time to HALO.Our January Volunteer of the Month In Jefferson City is Ryan! Ryan has been working closely with our JC Boys Program, spending time with the boys every week and ensuring that there are meals available for …

December Graduations in Uganda

Like a family, HALO is there for both small and monumental moments in HALO youths lives.About 30 Learning center students after receiving their diplomasA common misconception of homeless and at-risk youth is that they aren’t interested or invested in their futures. The truth is that HALO youth dream of happiness and success as much as any other kid. HALO provides …

Host a HALO Dip Jar

The Dip Jar is an easy and simple way to get involved with your community and create an immediate impact. Local businesses in the Kansas City & Jefferson City areas have stepped up to host a HALO Dip Jar to spread awareness of youth homelessness while feeding HALO youth through donations from the community. We hope to educate the community …

Thankful for HALO Volunteers

No gesture is too small when done with gratitude.OprahTis the season to give back! For November, HALO has had so many people step up to ensure HALO youth have food and positive memories during a typically uncertain time in their lives. From filling Halloween buckets with candy for days to feeding around 40 mouths, the Kansas City Advocate Board is …

Inspiration in New York for the Inspire Luncheon

HALO and Moroccanoil presented the Inspire Luncheon at The Standard in New York on November 3rd. Welcoming guests from all around the country, this thoughtful discussion about service and giving back was led by Jenna Lee, journalist and founder of SmartHER News.  These are kids who are resilient beyond anything we could imagine. But to be resilient, they need us to …

October Volunteers of the Month

“When you put out love, you get love back.”Sophie Grace, 16-year-old Emmy Award ®-winning star of The Baby-Sitters Club (“Kristy Thomas”)With the launch of ClubHALO, it couldn’t have been possible without our ClubHALO Volunteer of the Month, Sophie Grace. Sophie Grace, 16-year-old Emmy Award®-winning star of The Baby-Sitters Club (Kristy Thomas), has volunteered her time to help make ClubHALO a …

4th Annual KC Inspiration Breakfast Recap

On Thursday, September 15th, we hosted the 4th Annual “I Defy the Odds” Inspiration Breakfast at The Abbott. HALO Advocate Board member Sally Sallee & Interior Designer and Host of Magnolia Network’s Bargain Mansions, Tamara Day, welcomed guests and partners as they shared why they support HALO. I’ve been involved in this organization for over ten years and have watched …

2021 Annual Report

The HALO 2021 Annual Report is here! In 2021, we gave our kids a home in which hope could emerge from hardship. And where drawings about their past unlocked dreams about their future. We worked to help one more child spend one less day alone. We have set big goals for 2022, but we couldn’t do it without your continued …