Thankful for HALO Volunteers

No gesture is too small when done with gratitude.OprahTis the season to give back! For November, HALO has had so many people step up to ensure HALO youth have food and positive memories during a typically uncertain time in their lives. From filling Halloween buckets with candy for days to feeding around 40 mouths, the Kansas City Advocate Board is …

October Volunteers of the Month

“When you put out love, you get love back.”Sophie Grace, 16-year-old Emmy Award ®-winning star of The Baby-Sitters Club (“Kristy Thomas”)With the launch of ClubHALO, it couldn’t have been possible without our ClubHALO Volunteer of the Month, Sophie Grace. Sophie Grace, 16-year-old Emmy Award®-winning star of The Baby-Sitters Club (Kristy Thomas), has volunteered her time to help make ClubHALO a …

September Volunteers of the Month

HALO started because a small group of young people came to a stark realization. “If there are homeless kids who need our help, we should do whatever we can to help them.” And that is exactly what Sagel Raizada, a St. Teresa’s Academy senior, has done this month! Sagel created a website to bring awareness to the foster care system, …

August Volunteers of the Month

Sometimes HALO supporters go above and beyond to help provide memorable moments for our kids. We are honored to have people around the world who see the benefit of family. People who love HALO kids and treat them like their own. This month, we want to extend a very special “thank you” to Shannon and Tina Kempker, who opened their …

HALO March Volunteers Of The Month

Kansas City Volunteers Of The MonthThis month, we honor Andrew Arbeau and Jessica Franzen as our volunteers of the month. Andrew started as our Marketing Intern in October 2021, and Jessica started as our Event Planning Intern in December 2021. During that time, they helped support HALO by creating impactful content for our social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, …

January Volunteers of the Month

The work we do at HALO is not possible without our incredible volunteers. Congratulations to our Jefferson City Volunteers of the Month, our Meal Train Volunteers! Meal Train Volunteers sign up to provide warm meals for HALO kids. Full bellies make a world of difference for kids who know what it means to be hungry—interested in becoming a meal train …

October Volunteers of the Month

We are so excited to honor Rebecca Rademan as our Jefferson City, October Volunteer of the Month. Rebecca has supported HALO with her generous time and talents for many years. Rebecca, of Rademan Communications, hosted the Busch’s Florist dinner party extravaganza on behalf of HALO. Flair and elegance went into creating a truly magical evening. From decor to service, Rebecca’s …

September Volunteers Of The Month

This month we are so excited to honor Sarah Dodge as our Kansas City September Volunteer of the Month. Sarah has supported HALO by helping with our database management, teaching us best practices, assisting in training, and has made us more efficient with e-communication. She is also a part of our Advocate Board, Most recently she has helped us develop …

August Volunteers Of The Month

HALO is so thankful for the efforts of every single one of our volunteers. We are inspired by their love, passion, and willingness to serve. Every month, we get the honor of choosing volunteers from both Kansas City and Jefferson City to recognize as our volunteers of the month. Read more about them and the impact that they make on …

July Volunteers of the Month

Kansas City Volunteer of the Month: David Thornhill is the Founder and Creative Director of Nuance, a marketing and advertising agency. We have been lucky enough to work with him over the last few years. David provides creative branding support on all our campaigns and events and is such an important part of HALO. We are so grateful for David’s insight …