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  • 12th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction Feb. 24

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    December 08, 2016
    12th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction Feb. 24
    Benefiting At-Risk and Homeless Children: Hear the Tales of Untold Dreams
    Kansas City, MO — Local Kansas City nonprofit HALO is hosting its 12th Annual ArtReach Auction Event at Pennway Place (2500 West Pennway St. Kansas City, MO 64108) on Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs are Bryan & Jody Albers and Sarah Strnad.
    As featured on CBS Evening News, the ArtReach Auction showcases several different pieces of artwork from orphans around the world and nationally recognized artists. Dinner is provided by Em Chamas Brazilian Grill, beer by KC Bier Co and entertainment by KC Metro’s premiere party band Lost Wax. Unique items are available for silent auction in categories such as: Show Me Kansas City, Family Festivities, Get in the Spirit, Historic West Bottoms, and Sports Fanatic. Pictures from the 2016 event are available to view on the HALO Facebook page. Individual tickets are $125 and table sponsors for eight guests are $1,000.

    “HALO believes that every child should have the support of a family,” said HALO Founder and CEO Rebecca Welsh. “We work wherever kids who have been abused, abandoned and orphaned, need to feel loved. Join us on Feb. 24 to give some love at our most important event of the year, so we can work to keep one more child from spending one more day alone.”
    Proceeds from HALO’s ArtReach Auction benefit Kansas City children, as well as providing HALO’s international programs with support such as clothing, food, shelter, job training, therapeutic art and education. Sponsors are also needed for this event. If interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact nicolegerken@haloworldwide.org. 
    Featured in the Moroccanoil INSPIRED film series, “American Spirit” of CBS Evening News, “Heroes Among Us” and “25 Women Changing the World” of PEOPLE magazine, “The Today Show”, and Variety Magazine, HALO provides housing, healing and education to at-risk and homeless children, in other words, love. Each year, HALO serves over 1,200 children and supports 21 homes and programs around the globe. Internationally, HALO supports orphanages and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, India, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Domestically, HALO has Learning Centers and housing programs in Kansas City, and Jefferson City, Missouri, and art programming in New York and Portland. Join the HALO tribe at www.haloworldwide.org.
    Nicole Gerken, COO
    nicolegerken@haloworldwide.org, (913) 548-8875