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 …

HALO Kansas City Partnerships

We often get questions regarding the logistics of the work that we do in our Kansas City Learning Center . Who does HALO serve? Where do we find them? How do they get to our workshops? Many of these questions can be answered by one word, partnerships! Here in Kansas City, we partner with local shelters and programs to stretch …

Love Heals In Our Summer Workshops

This summer, we asked our HALO children what healing means to them. How has HALO helped you heal? What makes you feel loved? From sewing to spoken word readings, our youth explore what makes them feel loved through powerful performances and artistry. These workshops are all thanks to our amazing instructors! We are grateful for all of their time and …

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HALO Center Summer Showcase 2017

On July 7th, HALO hosted their Annual Learning Center Summer Showcase and we want to thank everyone who attended and those who volunteered to celebrate the art made by our youth. A special thanks to Arts KC, Whitney Manney, Jukeboxx Media, STEAM Studio, Sarah Burns, Brooke Barrier, Jill Harmon, Morgan Coil, Maria Sanchez and Camille Serrano! Here’s a recap of the …

Professional Artist and Kansas City Native Inspires HALO Children at Explore Workshop

During the last week of March, HALO welcomed professional artist and Kansas City native Jaime Sanchez for an Explore Workshop, giving HALO children a unique opportunity to explore possible passions and careers in art. Like many of our HALO children, Mr. Sanchez grew up in a rough neighborhood and faced his fair share of difficult circumstances. After 30 years of …

HALO Honors July Volunteer of the Month Carmen Gramajo-Moser

We would like to recognize Carmen Gramajo-Moser as the HALO volunteer of the month. Carmen has provided a great deal of resources in HALO’s research in Guatemala. She has served as an advocate on behalf of HALO in a variety of ways, including assisting with International Relations, Events, Research and bringing a unique perspective with fresh ideas. Thank you, Carmen! …