View Post

September Kansas City Volunteer Information Meeting

In by Lanie Jones

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/

View Post

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 …

View Post

Mental Health Awareness Month at HALO

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which goes hand in hand with HALO’s mission and purpose. We strive to support homeless and at-risk children through housing, healing, and education so they can become contributing members of society. Therapeutic art is one of the ways we encourage our kids to express their emotions and goals in life to promote mental health. …

View Post

14th Annual Kansas City ArtReach Auction

In by Haris Vrahliotis

As featured on The CBS Evening News, the 14th Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from local and nationally recognized artists, silent auction items, dinner and entertainment by Lost Wax. This will be our best event yet! View pictures from the 2018 ArtReach Auction on our Facebook page and don’t forget to meet our 2019 award winners HERE …

View Post

A New Look for the KC Learning Center

For the last 14 years, the global marketing agency, VML,  hosts a Worldwide Foundation Day. All 33 offices close to send more than 3,000 employees out into their communities to volunteer. A group of  talented employees came to HALO Headquarters on Thursday to give our Learning Center a much needed facelift. They painted the gallery, hung pictures, and created inspiring …

View Post

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 …

View Post

Kansas City Summer Programming

School’s out and that means summer programming is about to start at our Kansas City Learning Center. We have a lot of exciting workshops planned and maybe a few surprises throughout the summer. Check them out below! June July