“Welcome Home” Volunteer Project Day

With the new Kansas City HALO Homes close to being open for homeless youth in the greater Kansas City area, over 60 middle school students from Santa Fe Trail Middle School made heartfelt cards and friendship bracelets for future HALO kids.After learning about HALO from Youth Volunteer Corps and HALO Volunteers, these compassionate teens got to work, making over 75 …

Volunteering Together as a Family

HALO started because a small class of young kids came to a stark realization: “If there are homeless kids who need our help, we should do whatever we can to help them.”Since the beginning of HALO, compassionate kids and teens have been the driving force towards a part of the solution to ending childhood homelessness. This continued in April with …

Time Management Life Skill Speaker: Jen Rogers

HALO Volunteer Jen Rogers joined the HALO Staff in April, sharing her tips and tricks for Time Management. As a certified professional life coach, keynote speaker, and podcaster, she gave the HALO team tangible techniques for working on April’s Life Skill. “Too many people suffer from decision fatigue without knowing it. They wonder why pursuing their dreams of growing in …

February Volunteers of the Month

HALO runs smoothly thanks to the many volunteers who come together every day to support HALO’s mission!The February Volunteer of the Month in Jefferson City is Dawn Sebion from the University of Missouri Extension program!Dawn has been volunteering with the Jefferson City Learning Center by providing her expertise to HALO youth in the HALO Girls Home, Boys Program, and JCAC …

Self-Discipline Life Skill Speaker: Albani Beza

HALO Volunteer Albani Beza joined HALO Staff in February, opening up the conversation about Self-Discipline. Her life and experiences as a young entrepreneur and mom were inspiring and motivating for HALO Staff when reflecting on February’s Life Skill. Albani graduated high school a year early to pursue a career as a hairstylist. A year into her apprenticeship, she became a …

Middle School Students Empowered HALO Kids

“I hope this makes your day just a little better.” “Hopefully, you love this bracelet.” “You are loved.”These were just some of the messages from Ms. Male’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) middle school students, who made friendship bracelets for HALO kids all over the world! The bracelets and messages made by the compassionate 7th-grade students at Turner Middle School …

Grateful Harvest: A Thanksgiving Celebration

HALO is grateful to have the opportunity to host events like HALO Thanksgiving for our kids.We feel privileged to celebrate Thanksgiving with our kids every year. Our children enjoy delicious food, fun activities, and many festivities throughout the evening. Our volunteers generously provide and serve delicious meals, and HALO kids can take leftovers home to enjoy. Together, we can ensure …

HALO Volunteer Training

Christina Cummins

Are you ready to make an impact in our community for homeless and at-risk youth? Join a HALO Volunteer Training to become a HALO Volunteer officially. We will share more about our mission, and we want to hear what you are passionate about to find the perfect volunteer role for you. You can volunteer directly with our children or work …

HALO Volunteer Training

Christina Cummins

Are you ready to make an impact in our community for homeless and at-risk youth? Join a HALO Volunteer Training to become a HALO Volunteer officially. We will share more about our mission, and we want to hear what you are passionate about to find the perfect volunteer role for you. You can volunteer directly with our children or work …

HALO Volunteer Training

Christina Cummins

Are you ready to make an impact in our community for homeless and at-risk youth? Join a HALO Volunteer Training to become a HALO Volunteer officially. We will share more about our mission, and we want to hear what you are passionate about to find the perfect volunteer role for you. You can volunteer directly with our children or work …