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 …

January Volunteers of the Month

The work we do at HALO is not possible without our incredible volunteers. Congratulations to our Jefferson City Volunteers of the Month, our Meal Train Volunteers! Meal Train Volunteers sign up to provide warm meals for HALO kids. Full bellies make a world of difference for kids who know what it means to be hungry—interested in becoming a meal train …

Jefferson City Country Club Annual Dinner

One of our favorite HALO Holiday traditions in Jefferson City is our annual dinner at the Jefferson City Country Club. We love it because we get to help our current HALO kids and HALO Alumni look and feel their very best, and we get to take them somewhere they haven’t been before. Generous stylists donate their time and talent to …

September Volunteers Of The Month

This month we are so excited to honor Sarah Dodge as our Kansas City September Volunteer of the Month. Sarah has supported HALO by helping with our database management, teaching us best practices, assisting in training, and has made us more efficient with e-communication. She is also a part of our Advocate Board, Most recently she has helped us develop …

Family Night Fun

Family Night is an important part of the HALO Jefferson City Girls Home. Family Night happens each week, on Thursday evening, for 2 hours. During that time all the residents of the HALO home spend time together. They enjoy a warm meal donated through Meal Train by our HALO Volunteers and do an activity together as a HALO family. It …

August Volunteers Of The Month

HALO is so thankful for the efforts of every single one of our volunteers. We are inspired by their love, passion, and willingness to serve. Every month, we get the honor of choosing volunteers from both Kansas City and Jefferson City to recognize as our volunteers of the month. Read more about them and the impact that they make on …

July Volunteers of the Month

Kansas City Volunteer of the Month: David Thornhill is the Founder and Creative Director of Nuance, a marketing and advertising agency. We have been lucky enough to work with him over the last few years. David provides creative branding support on all our campaigns and events and is such an important part of HALO. We are so grateful for David’s insight …

HALO’s Locations

Throughout the years and with your support, we have grown significantly to serve more children. HALO now includes scholarship programs, HALO Homes, and Learning Centers all over the world. We now have locations in Kansas City, Jefferson City, Mexico, Kenya, Uganda, and India. HALO Kansas City, Missouri: HALO was founded in KCMO in 2005 with the mission “to help one more …

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 …

Mother’s Day – Part 1

Happy Mother’s Day from our team at HALO! We believe that the foundation of a family is crucial for our HALO youth to have, and we are proud to fill that role for them. We make sure that our kids are surrounded by individuals who prioritize their safety and well-being above all else and become their HALO family. To celebrate Mother’s …