INSPIRE Conference Draws Hundreds, Teaches Empowerment and Self-Care

We are so grateful for everyone who made INSPIRE possible! Old friends, new friends, volunteers and staff, sponsors, and vendors. It takes a village and we are so glad you are part of ours.The Miller Performing Arts Center became a hub of female empowerment Saturday as hundreds of women filled the facility for the inaugural INSPIRE women’s conference. by Madeleine Leroux Sep. …

HALO Honors September Volunteers of the Month

HALO would not be the same without the efforts of every single volunteer that serves the organization. Each month, we have the pleasure of choosing volunteers to recognize as our Volunteers of the Month. Read a bit about each one of them below! Kansas City Todd Lowenstein: Todd is incredibly reliable and very popular with the kids. He shows up …

HALO Honors June Volunteers of the Month

HALO would not be the same without the efforts of every single volunteer that serves the organization so well. Each month, we have the pleasure of choosing one volunteer from our main HALO locations to recognize our Volunteers of the Month. Read a bit about each one of them below! Jefferson City: Brooke is the Volunteer of the Month for …

Graduates Honored at Tiffany & Co. Breakfast

June 2nd was a day to remember for some of our graduates and staff members. Six of our HALO youth from both Kansas City and Jefferson City were the special guests of Tiffany & Co. on the Country Club Plaza in a private Breakfast at Tiffany’s event. On this exciting morning, our girls were served breakfast hors d’oeuvres and orange …

HALO Honors May Volunteers of the Month

Volunteers make our HALO world go round! We would like to honor our Volunteers of the Month for May. Jefferson City: Michelle Collins is Jefferson City’s volunteer of the month. Michelle comes to HALO on a weekly basis. She takes care of all of our donations and builds personable relationships with all our residents. Michelle is always willing to help …

HALO Jefferson City is Hiring

Are you or someone you know searching for the opportunity to make an incredible impact on today’s youth? We are looking for the perfect House Mom to live on-site with our girls at the HALO Home in Jefferson City.  This position provides the unique opportunity to protect and nurture HALO youth as they navigate their way from homelessness to independence, …

Respect: Vera Schmitz Shares what July’s Life Skill Means to Her

This month we’re focusing on “respect” as our July Life Skill. Three-time All American Pole Vaulter, Vera Schmitz, talks about respect and what that has meant in her own life. Vera began talking respecting others from her experiences as a member of a team. She stressed the importance of respecting the group’s energy. At a particularly difficult practice, those who …