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Jefferson City Mayor, Business Owner, Artist…How Does She Do It? Here Are Her Time Management Tips

HALO’s life skill for April is time management, and we were lucky enough to have Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin squeeze us into her schedule to speak at our monthly staff meeting and tell us the secret to wearing many hats. Tergin has been the Mayor since 2015, and before that she served six years on the Jefferson City, Mo. …

HALO Children Learn Self-Care Techniques in Three-Part Workshop

While HALO offers healing and support for children, it is also extremely important that they learn self-care. The HALO Learning Center kicked off night one of its three-part Self-Care Workshop last week, with HALO children learning everything from how much water they need to drink to relaxation techniques. The workshop was led by Maria Sanchez, the workshop coordinating intern and …

March Memories in Uganda

Wondering what the boys and girls in Uganda have been up to lately? March was filled with fun every weekend! Here’s what happened at the Bukesa, Makerere, Kibuli and Mengo homes last month: First weekend: The children learned how to make some delicious pizza -a rare treat because cheese is expensive in Uganda- and who doesn’t love pizza?! Second weekend: …

Listen to These Inspiring Stories from Our HALO Children

Hearing our children’s stories of success reminds us of why we do what we do. It’s why the HALO family and volunteers dedicate countless hours of our lives to this mission: to provide a foundation of a family for children without one, and most importantly, love. Listen to these girls’ stories below to see how love can heal: Marjai has …