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Annual JC ArtReach Auction

In by Chelsea Tapken

The Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from local and nationally recognized artists, silent auction items, and dinner. This will be our best event yet! Doors open at 5:30 p.m. If interested in becoming a sponsor, please download the Sponsorship Packet here.

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15th Annual KC ArtReach Auction

In by Chelsea Tapken

Honorary Co-Chairs Annie & Ryan Anderson and Katrina & John Scott cordially invite you to raise funds for homeless and at-risk children. As featured on The CBS Evening News, the Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from local and nationally recognized artists, silent/live auction items, dinner and entertainment by Lost Wax. You won’t want to …

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July Kansas City Volunteer Information Meeting

In by Chelsea Tapken

Are you ready to make an impact in our community for homeless and at-risk youth? Come learn about HALO and how to get involved at our HALO Volunteer Information Meeting. To sign up, fill out the Volunteer Interest Form here: https://haloworldwide.org/kansas-city-volunteer-form/

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Gifts That Give Back

Holiday Gift Inspiration Download Your Holiday Greeting Card Here Day 1: Give the Gift of Security One of our 16-year-old girls who lives in a HALO Home had to go to the hospital for a high fever. When the nurse asked if she had a safe place to sleep, she said, “For the first time in my life, I can say yes.” …

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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 …

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Tiana’s Journey

Tiana came to HALO through a local mentoring program. She knew she wanted to go to college, but was struggling making ends meet and finding money for tuition. Five years later, she has consistently given back to HALO, volunteering with everything from special events to leading workshops for other HALO youth in our Learning Center. She has taught Professional Development …

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Therapeutic Art Can Be More Than A Creative Outlet

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us (David Richo) HALO believes that art is more than just a creative outlet. Art gives a language to what is difficult to verbally express. Art can do many things. It can spur growth, act as a window into the mind, and breathes beauty into emotions …

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Prairie Elementary Makes Change Count

Every year, a 6th grade leadership team at Prairie Elementary conducts a Community Outreach Project with a local nonprofit. This year, they partnered with HALO to host a school-wide Change that Counts fundraiser. During the week of April 9th, students became Change Ambassadors and raised $1,307.95. That means we can provide 5,232 meals for children in need! Thank you to …

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The Power of Self-Love

Last weekend, HALO Founder Rebecca spoke at INDULGE KC, an all-day event dedicated to finding your inner warrior. Along with women from the Kansas City community, Rebecca went through a series of workshops and workouts focused on finding balance and inspiration. She also took to the stage to talk about HALO and how her stroke three years ago affected her …

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…your local superheroes!

We’ve been working on a very special project with Gordon Parks Elementary in Kansas City. Over the past few months, HALO hosted art workshops for the kindergarten and 3rd grade classrooms. For the final project we worked with the kids to create their own superhero. We talked through what kind of super powers they want, what their costumes look like, …