July Has Brought a Focus on a Crucial Life Skill: Respect. 

Every month at HALO, we highlight a new specific life skill in our Learning Centers. This month, that life skill is respect. Respect teaches children the value of empathy and consideration for others, creating and maintaining positive relationships, and developing a sense of responsibility. By regularly emphasizing respect and other essential life skills, we empower our children to confidently navigate …

June Volunteers of the Month

With the school year wrapping up, we want to extend an extra thank-you to the HALO Haven volunteers who supported our youth through their virtual learning this year! We are so grateful to have volunteers that take the time to form positive relationships with our kids.  They appreciate you more than you know! Thank you to our Kansas City Volunteers …

A Spotlight on HALO Jefferson City

Since 2005, HALO Jefferson City has grown to consist of a HALO Home, Boys Program and Learning Center with multiple programs hosted by hard-working volunteers, leaders, and staff. In June, these efforts were recognized and further explored by Hannah Kiddoo Frevert from Jefferson City Magazine. In the article “A Place to Call Home” on June 25, 2020, the Jeff City …

HALO Jefferson City – March Update

This month HALO finished up a term session of programs at the Jefferson City Academic Center and Jeff City High School. We were privileged to have a great group of students last term and are excited to start a new term of programs with new students. The teen moms in the HALO Transitional Living Program are doing well and making …

Jefferson City December Wrap Up!

We wrapped up our fall semester of programs this month. We had a great group of students at JCAC and JCHS! At the end of each class we do a special “Whiteboard Activity” where each student takes turns standing against a whiteboard and all of the other students write words that positively describe that person. At the end, the student …