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HALO ArtReach Auction

The 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction is set for February 23rd at The Brass on Baltimore. Jody and Bryan Albers are serving as the honorary chairmen. The event will feature orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from nationally-recognized artists, silent auction items, dinner, and entertainment by Lost Wax. HALO provides housing, healing and education to youth in the greatest need. Its goal is to empower youth to become contributing members of their communities.

Van Hutcherson, Brad Graves, Kayla Albright, HALO Advocate of the Year Jeff Albright, Shelby Herrick, Garrett Toms, Paula MacCormick, Jessica Nouri, and Dylan Aldrich

 

Jody and Bryan Albers, honorary chairmen

 

Artist William Buchina’s Reaching Summits inspired by HALO child Gerald. HALO Volunteers Amy Van Drunen, Sara Barati and Julianne Delessio displayed artwork during the live auction.

 

HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh with HALO Star of the Year Marjai

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