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2nd Annual HALO I Defy the Odds Inspiration Breakfast Recap

On Thursday, September 20, HALO hosted its 2nd Annual “I Defy the Odds” Inspiration Breakfast at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Erin Duba and Holly Mihalovich started the event with a powerful speech describing why they choose to support HALO: “I support HALO because I’m inspired every day by these young people that open themselves to receiving and healing” and …

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I Defy the Odds Photoshoot

At last year’s HALO breakfast, Founder Rebecca Welsh said, “When we tell a child that she’s valued, that she’s an absolute treasure, and then finally she believes it, that’s when we see the best of this world. That’s the magic of love…she then slowly becomes a force that can and will defy the odds.” The healing power of HALO reaches …

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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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I Defy the Odds Kansas City Inspiration Breakfast

Be inspired by stories from HALO kids who prove that homeless isn’t hopeless. Join us Thursday, September 21 to learn what is happening in our own backyard and across the world. Doors open at 7 a.m. Program begins promptly at 8 a.m. and ends by 9 a.m. Breakfast is provided. Please join us by purchasing your ticket or sponsorship here. …