HALO News

Empty Bowls 2019

Feb 12, 2019

It's Empty Bowls time again! Hope you can join us March 4, 11 am - 2 pm or 4 pm  - 7 pm at FESTIVAL HALL for this great event.  Thank you to the many, many volunteers who make Empty Bowls possible. 


Strike Out Homelessness - BOWL WITH US Sunday 2/10/19!

Jan 12, 2019

HALO will hold its 3rd annual Strike Out Homelessness fundraiser on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Castle Lanes, 5615 Castle Court, Racine, WI. Bowling sessions will take place at 12 noon and 2:30 pm. The event is a great way to support HALO and have a great afternoon with family and friends.  You...


Gai Lorenzen, Executive Director of HALO

Gai Lorenzen, New HALO Executive Director

Feb 3, 2017

The Board of Directors confirmed Gai Lorenzen as Executive Director for the Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization at its May meeting. She originally joined the organization on an interim basis in March following Kevin Cookman's resignation in February. Ms. Lorenzen has been tasked...


Some of our amazing HALO students participate in tutoring after school with a great volunteer for HALO.

What's it like to be in our programs?

Mar 3, 2016

A few months ago, a woman who we’ll call Chantyl entered HALO with a number of barriers to reaching self-sufficiency. Before coming to HALO Chantyl was disabled and in a wheel chair, but on top of this difficulty, she had very persistent mental health issues. She had been living on her own, but...