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July Kansas City Volunteer Information Meeting

In by Alyssa O'Brien

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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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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Meet Denis and Stephen: Best friends from Gulu Boys Home

Meet Ayella Denis Wallan and Ocaya Stephen, they are both living in the Gulu boys home. They are the same age, go to the same school and they are inseparable best friends. They are disciplined, friendly, jolly, welcoming and incredibly hard working both at school and at home. They love playing football and making new friends. Because they come from …

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BLOOM Artwork Still Available!

Did you miss HALO’s BLOOM Art Auction? No worries! We still have some pieces available for bidding! If interested, contact nicolegerken@haloworldwide.org. These are a few of the available pieces, and many more can be found here!

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Mengo Home Girls Visit the Zoo

This past October, our girl’s in Mengo home were surprised with a trip to the zoo! A very generous donor that made a special connection with the youth at Mengo presented HALO with the funding necessary for the day trip to visit the exhibits. The youth and mentors at the home couldn’t have been more thrilled for the opportunity to …

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Mobile Bidding: Everyone can be a part of the BLOOM Art Auction in NYC

  Slag Gallery will premiere an international collaborative exhibition of works inspired by homeless, at-risk and orphaned youth around the world on Nov. 4, 2016. Artists’ works will be auctioned off to support HALO, which provides housing, healing and education to youth in the greatest need. Mobile bidding will be available for guests to bid on featured artwork from anywhere across …

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HALO Honors September Volunteer of the Month Amy Van Drunen

This month, we honor Amy Van Drunen as our volunteer of the month. Amy served as the HALO Art Intern over the Summer and has continued to volunteer with HALO even after the completion of her internship. She is now serving as a member of our Ambassador Board Team as well as the committee for the HALO ArtReach Auction. As …

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#HumansofHALO: Meet Sunday

Meet Sunday. Sunday did not have a safe home at a young age and ended up living on the streets, which meant he was begging daily for his basic needs and suffering at an unimaginable level. Although he was in many situations that could call for bad choices, Sunday consistently chose the high road, even at a very young age. Sunday has created an art piece about the …

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HALO Summer Youth Shine in Showcase Celebration

On July 28, HALO Kansas City Learning Center held its 6th Annual Summer Showcase Celebration, and we want to thank everyone who attended and those who volunteered to celebrate the art made by our youth. We want to give a special shoutout to Jukeboxx Media for helping design media and promotions for our HALO Kansas City Summer Showcase Celebration.  This event would …